Please note that program schedule is subject to change without prior notice.

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration/Breakfast

Session I

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM Welcome



Opening Remarks
Craig Leach
President & CEO
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Mark Lurie, M.D., FACC
Medical Director
Lundquist Lurie Cardiovascular Institute
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
8:05 AM - 8:10 AM Introductions

Moderators
Craig Baker, M.D.
Chief of Cardiac Surgery, LAC+USC
Program Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cardiovascular Thoracic Institute
USC Keck School of Medicine

Mark Lurie, M.D., FACC
Medical Director
Lundquist Lurie Cardiovascular Institute
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Victoria Shin, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

8:10 AM - 8:40 AM Mitral Valve Surgery: State of the Art Marc Gillinov, M.D.
Chair, Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery and Judith Dion Pyle Chair in Heart Valve Research
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH
8:40 AM - 9:10 AM Richard Hoffman Memorial Lecture: Where is the Treatment of Aortic Stenosis Going? Paul Teirstein, M.D., FACC
Chief of Cardiology, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA
Medical Director, Scripps Prebys Cardiovascular Institute
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM New Advancements in the Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias Michael Shehata, M.D., FACC
Director, Pacemaker & Defibrillator Clinic
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
9:40 AM - 10:15 AM Gaurav Banka, M.D.
Resident Physician
UCLA Health System
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM Break

Session II

10:30 AM - 10:35 AM Introductions

Moderators
William Averill, M.D., FACC
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Ankush Chhabra, M.D., FACC
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Julie Semper, RN, MSN, CNS
Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

10:35 AM - 11:05 AM

The American Health Care Marketplace: State of the Union 2018

James Field, MBA, DBA
President, Research
The Advisory Board Company, VA

11:05 AM - 11:35 AM Exercise-Related Collapse in Athletes - Not Always the Heart Paul Thompson, M.D.
Chief of Cardiology & The Athletes' Heart Program
Hartford Hospital, Connecticut
11:35 AM - 12:05 PM Update in Lipid Management:
3 Truths and a Lie
Karol Watson, M.D., FACC
Co-Director, UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology
Director, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch

Session III

1:00 PM - 1:05 PM Introductions

Moderators
Mark Lurie, M.D., FACC
Medical Director
Lundquist Lurie Cardiovascular InstituteMemorial Medical Center

Chris Matchison, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Victoria Shin, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Roxanna Balter, N.P.
Manager, Heart Failure Program
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

1:05 PM - 1:35 PM Latest Advances in Stroke Treatment Shlee Song, M.D.
Associate Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
1:35 PM - 2:05 PM New Options for Heart Failure Management Michele Hamilton, M.D., FACC
Director, Heart Failure Program
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
2:05 PM - 2:35 PM Making Sense of the Heart Failure with Normal Ejection Fraction Conundrum Thomas Heywood, M.D., FACC
Director, Heart Failure Recovery & Research Center
Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA
2:35 PM - 3:05 PM Eric Adler, M.D.
Director of Cardiac Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
U.C. San Diego Health
3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Break

Session IV

3:30 PM - 3:35 PM Introductions Moderators
Erol Kosar, M.D.
Electrophysiologist
Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Craig Baker, M.D.
Chief of Cardiac Surgery, LAC+USC
Program Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cardiovascular Thoracic Institute
USC Keck School of Medicine

Benjamin Rosin, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
USC Keck School of Medicine

3:35 PM - 4:05 PM Update on Diabetes Care Cynthia Williams, M.D.
Director, Diabetes Care
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
4:05 PM - 4:45 PM Salman Azam, M.D.
Chris Matchison, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologists
Torrance Memorial Medical Center
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Concluding Remarks

Mark Lurie, M.D., FACC
Medical Director
Lundquist Lurie Cardiovascular Institute
Memorial Medical Center