2017 Fourth Annual Frontiers in Cardiovascular Disease

September 23, 2017

Gerard P. Aurigemma

Peter H. Hackett

Gary V. Heller

Martin B. Leon

Patrick M. McCarthy

Vallerie V. McLaughlin

Patrick T. O’Gara

Silvia G. Priori

ABOUT US

Under the leadership of course directors, Linda Gillam, MD, MPH, FACC, FESC, FASE, and Jordan Safirstein, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Health System are proud to gather many of today’s leaders to provide an update on the latest developments in heart disease.

 

COURSE DIRECTORS

Linda D. Gillam,

MD, MPH, FACC, FESC, FASE
PROGRAM CHAIR

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The Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair

of Cardiovascular Medicine

Morristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health System

Jordan Safirstein,

MD, FACC, FSCAI
PROGRAM VICE CHAIR

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Assistant Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

Director, Transradial Intervention

Morristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health System

Founder and Course Director

Mid-Atlantic Radial Symposium (MARS)

Linda D. Gillam

The Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair

of Cardiovascular Medicine

Morristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health System

Jordan Safirstein

Assistant Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

Director, Transradial Intervention

Morristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health System

Founder and Course Director

Mid-Atlantic Radial Symposium (MARS)

 
 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Program highlights:

› Catheter-based Interventions for Mitral Valve Disease
› Lessons Learned From the Surgical Treatment of Tricuspid Regurgitation:
Application to Transcatheter Treatment
› A Cardiologist's Perspective on Cardiothoracic Surgical Network (CTSN) Trials
› Inherited Rhythm Disorders
› The Cardiologist’s Role in Evaluating and Managing Pulmonary Hypertension
› High-altitude Cardiology: From Pulmonary Edema to Hypoxic Myocardial Regeneration
› Diastolic Function and Dysfunction: A Practical Clinical Approach
› Cardiovascular PET Moves Into Mainstream Cardiac Imaging

Fees (including breakfast and lunch):

Physicians

$75

Members of NY, NJ, PA, and CT ACC Chapters

$50

Allied Health professionals, including RNs, CVTs, NPs, PAs,
and sonographers who are not from Atlantic Health System

$25

Cardiology fellows, Atlantic Health System physicians,
Atlantic Health System allied health professionals,
and Atlantic Health System sonographers 

Free

The American Society of Echocardiography has approved this program for 3.75 continuing medical education credits.

Atlantic Health System is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education credits for physicians.

Please click here if you are a physician assistant (PA) seeking information on converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits to support your certifications/licensing.

If you are an allied health professional seeking advice about converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for your certifications/licensing, please contact your accreditation agency.

Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center is a regional
leader in preventing and treating cardiovascular diseases and disorders.

 

 

 

FACULTY

Gerard P. Aurigemma,

MD, FASE, FAHA, FACC

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Professor, Medicine and Radiology

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Director, Noninvasive Cardiology

UMassMemorial Health Care

Peter H. Hackett,

MD

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Director, Institute for Altitude

Medicine Telluride

Clinical Director, Altitude Research

Center

Clinical Professor of Medicine

University of Colorado Denver

School of Medicine

Gary V. Heller,

MD, PhD, FACC, MASNC

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Consultant, Nuclear Cardiology

Morristown Medical Center

Research Officer, Intersocietal

Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Martin B. Leon,

MD, FACC

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Professor of Medicine

Director, Center for Interventional

Vascular Therapy

Director, Cardiac Catheterization

Laboratories

Columbia University Medical Center

Founder and Chairman Emeritus

Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Patrick M. McCarthy,

MD, FACC, FACS

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Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Executive Director, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Northwestern Medicine®

Heller-Sacks Professor of Surgery

Northwestern University

Northwestern Medical Group

Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Northwestern University McCormick School of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Science

Clinical Faculty Founder

Northwestern University NUvention Medical Innovation Program

Vallerie V. McLaughlin,

MD, FACC, FAHA

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Kim A. Eagle, MD, Endowed Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine

Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Director, Disease Management Ambulatory Care Unit

Director, Heart Vessel Blood Clinical Trials Support Unit

University of Michigan Medical School

Patrick T. O’Gara,

MD, MACC, FAHA, FESC

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Watkins Family Distinguished Chair of Cardiology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Silvia G. Priori,

MD, PhD, FESC

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Professor, Cardiology – Department of Molecular Medicine

University of Pavia

Scientific Director

Director, Cardiology and Molecular Cardiology

IRCCS Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri SpA and SB

Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Program

Centro National de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III

Gerard P. Aurigemma

Professor, Medicine and Radiology

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Director, Noninvasive Cardiology

UMassMemorial Health Care

Peter H. Hackett

Director, Institute for Altitude

Medicine Telluride

Clinical Director, Altitude Research

Center

Clinical Professor of Medicine

University of Colorado Denver

School of Medicine

Gary V. Heller

Consultant, Nuclear Cardiology

Morristown Medical Center

Research Officer, Intersocietal

Accreditation Commission (IAC)

Martin B. Leon

Professor of Medicine

Director, Center for Interventional

Vascular Therapy

Director, Cardiac Catheterization

Laboratories

Columbia University Medical Center

Founder and Chairman Emeritus

Cardiovascular Research Foundation

Patrick M. McCarthy

Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Executive Director, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Northwestern Medicine®

Heller-Sacks Professor of Surgery

Northwestern University

Northwestern Medical Group

Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Northwestern University McCormick School of Biomedical Engineering and Applied Science

Clinical Faculty Founder

Northwestern University NUvention Medical Innovation Program

Vallerie V. McLaughlin

Kim A. Eagle, MD, Endowed Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine

Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Director, Disease Management Ambulatory Care Unit

Director, Heart Vessel Blood Clinical Trials Support Unit

University of Michigan Medical School

Patrick T. O’Gara

Watkins Family Distinguished Chair of Cardiology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Silvia G. Priori

Professor, Cardiology – Department of Molecular Medicine

University of Pavia

Scientific Director

Director, Cardiology and Molecular Cardiology

IRCCS Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri SpA and SB

Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Program

Centro National de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III

 

AGENDA

7 AM to 8 AM

Breakfast, Registration, and Vendor Exhibits

8 AM to 8:15 AM

Welcome and Introduction
Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH, FACC

8:15 AM to 8:45 AM

Catheter-based Interventions for Mitral Valve Disease
Martin B. Leon, MD, FACC

8:45 AM to 9:15 AM

Lessons Learned From the Surgical Treatment of Tricuspid Regurgitation:
Application to Transcatheter Treatment
Patrick M. McCarthy, MD, FACC, FACS

9:15 AM to 9:45 AM

A Cardiologist’s Perspective on Cardiothoracic Surgical Network (CTSN) Trials
Patrick T. O’Gara, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACS

9:45 AM to 10:00 AM

Questions and Answers

 

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Break and Vendor Exhibits

 

10:30 AM to 11 AM

Inherited Rhythm Disorders
Silvia G. Priori, MD, PhD, FESC

11 AM to 11:30 AM

The Cardiologist’s Role in Evaluating and Managing Pulmonary Hypertension
Vallerie V. McLaughlin, MD, FACC, FAHA

11:30 AM to 11:45 AM

Questions and Answers

11:45 AM to 12:45 PM

Lunch

 

12:45 PM to 1:15 PM

High-altitude Cardiology:
From Pulmonary Edema to Hypoxic Myocardial Regeneration
Peter H. Hackett, MD

 

1:15 PM to 1:45 PM

Diastolic Function and Dysfunction: A Practical Clinical Approach
Gerard P. Aurigemma, MD, FASE, FAHA, FACC

1:45 PM to 2:15 PM

Cardiovascular Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
Moves Into Mainstream Cardiac Imaging
Gary V. Heller, MD, PhD, FACC, MASNC

2:15 PM to 2:45 PM

Questions and Answers

2:45 PM

Closing Comments

CONTACT US

You may reach us during business hours or email us:

Morristown Medical Center
Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone:
973-971-5597

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