6th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium: Updates in Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management

Washington, DC US
September 24, 2022
The purpose of this symposium is to discuss the latest updates in management and preventative care, and to provide a comprehensive overview in prevention,  diagnosis, and management of cardiovascular diseases.
 

Format 

This year's symposium will be offered as a hybrid (in-person and virtual) event. The symposium will be hosted in person at the City View Room on GW's campus and virtually via Zoom (virtual participation instructions will be sent to all registered attendees prior to the symposium). 
 

Health and Safety

All participants who choose to participate in person must be fully vaccinated.
 
  • "Full vaccination" means that either 14 days have passed since receiving the second dose of FDA or WHO authorized (or emergency use authorized) double-dosed vaccines or single-dose vaccine. 
  • "Up to Date" means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible.
All in person participants will be required to wear masks (KN95, N95, or surgical procedure masks) throughout the event. 

Target Audience

This symposium is designed for clinicians involved in multidisciplinary cardiology care, including, but not limited to, cardiologists, internal medicine physicians, nurses, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover which strategy is most helpful to patients with valvular heart disease
  • Incorporate latest guidelines in practice
  • Understand how to recognize and manage shock
  • Recognize the need for defibrillation in patients with heart failure
  • Learn strategies to cope with upcoming healthcare challenges and improve outcomes
  • Utilize latest breakthroughs and advancement in hypertension and lipid management

Additional Information

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Course summary
Course opens: 
07/15/2022
Course expires: 
09/25/2023
Event starts: 
09/24/2022 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/24/2022 - 4:00pm EDT
Cost:
$100.00

Agenda

7:00 AM

Breakfast and Registration

8:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Marco Mercader, MD

8:05 AM

Session 1 Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension

Moderator

Gurusher Panjrath, MD

Presentations

It’s Actually All about the RV!

Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, MD

State of the Art Review: Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction

Gurusher Panjrath, MD

Advances in Barostim Therapy

Gurusher Panjrath, MD

Inflammatory Disease and Cardiomyopathy Imaging

Andrew Bradley, MD

Case Presentation

Ian Barrows, MD

Interventional Cardiology, CTS, HF to Discuss Management Strategies

Richard Katz, Andrew Bradley, Gurusher Panjrath, Mardi Gomberg, Janani Rangaswami

9:30 AM

Session 2 Cardiac Arrhythmia Management

Moderator

Marco Mercader, MD

Presentations

Case Presentation: ICD Shock Reduction Strategies

Dorys Chavez, MD

Marco Mercader, MD

Oral Anticoagulation vs Left Atrial Appendage Closure in Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation

Cynthia Tracy, MD

Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: SCD Assessment and Advanced Management Updates        

Allen Solomon, MD

Mini-Debate: His Bundle Pacing, RV pacing, or Leadless pacing. Present and Future

Aaron Richardson, MD

Panel Discussion

Panel: Tracy, Solomon, Mercader

11:45 AM

Lunch

    
 

 

 

12:15 PM

Session 3:  Interventional Forum

Moderator

Ramesh Mazhari, MD

Presentations

Management of Shock

Ramesh Mazhari, MD

Ted Talk: The Future of Cardiovascular Treatments in Cath Lab

Jonathan Reiner, MD

Endovascular Management of Advanced PAD

Shawn Sarin, MD

Case Presentation

Mohammad Shirazi, MD

Panel Discussion: “Heart Team” Approach: The New Paradigm in Management of Cardiovascular Disease

Panel: Mazhari, Reiner, Nagy, Najam, Sarin

1:30 PM

Session 4: Valvular Disease: Focus on the Aortic and Mitral Valve: GW’s Structural Team Approach

Moderator

Christian Nagy, MD

Presentations

Low-risk Aortic Stenosis: Is TAVR Now First Line in 2022?

Christian Nagy, MD

Clip It in Mitral Regurgitation! Transcatheter Edge to Edge Repair is Preferred in 2022

 

Jonathan Reiner, MD

 

See It to Believe It – Multimodality Imaging of Mitral and Aortic Valve Disease

Andrew Choi, MD

Case Presentation

Pedro Covas, MD

Mini-Debate: Functional Mitral Regurgitation in Intermediate to High Risk: Panel Discussion

Panel: Reiner, Nagy, Mazhari,  Najam (Cardiac surgery), Choi

2:45 PM

Session 5: Cardiovascular Prevention and Innovation in 2022

Moderator

Andrew Choi, MD

Presentations

New Paradigm of Chest Pain Imaging and Emerging Role of Artificial Intelligence

Andrew Choi, MD

Enhancing Prevention for Women with Heart Disease

Jannet Lewis, MD

Delivering High-value Cardiovascular Care in 2022

William Borden, MD

Optimal Telemedicine in the Post-pandemic Era: More than Meets the Eye

Brian Choi, MD

  Case PresentationTatiana Busu, MD

Beyond Statins: Challenging Case in Lipid Management

Panel: Borden, A Choi, B Choi, J Lewis

    

 

    
The George Washington University City View Room
1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States

Course Directors

Marco A. Mercader, MD, FACC, FHRS
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship
Medical Faculty Associates
The George Washington University
Division of Cardiology
 
Andrew Choi, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology
Co-Director, Multimodality Cardiac Imaging
Medical Faculty Associates
The George Washington University
Division of Cardiology
 
Ramesh Mazhari, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Cardiology
Medical Faculty Associates
The George Washington University
Division of Cardiology
 
 

Faculty

William Borden, MD
Andrew Bradley, MD
Tatiana Busu, MD
Dorys Chavez, MD
Andrew Choi, MD
Brian Choi, MD
Petro Covas, MD
Mardi Gomberg, MD
Jannet Lewis, MD
Ramesh Mazhari, MD
Christian Nagy, MD
Farzad Najam, MD
Gurusher Panjrath, MD
Janani Rangaswami, MD
Jonathan Reiner, MD
Aaron Richardson, MD
Shawn Sarin, MD
Ulweena Sethi, MD
Mohammad Shirazi, MD
Allen Solomon, MD
Cynthia Tracy, MD
Activity Director(s)

Marco Mercader

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
PHYSICIAN CME CREDIT
 
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
As an exhibitor, you will have access to a personal and interactive setting for exhibitors to showcase the latest advances in cardiology research and practice. This symposium will bring together over 120 members of the cardiology community who work together to strengthen collaborative treatment approaches and to enhance patient care.
All exhibits are subject to review by the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences' Office of Continuing Education in the Health Professions.
 
Rates
 
Standard Booth: $2500 (1 rep)
 
2 Reps: $2750
 
Exhibit Space
 
Each exhibit space includes one 6' table and one chair.
 
Acknowledgment
 
Acknowledgment is made with a slide announcement in the session room(s), from the speaker podium by moderators, and in the final course syllabus.
 
Requesting Space
 
To request space, please complete the Online Exhibit Space and Application Form by Friday, September 2, 2022.

Price

Cost:
$100.00
Please login or register to take this course.
Registration Fees
 
Online Registration will be available through Friday, August 5th
 
In-Person Participants
Registration Category
Rate
Physicians
$100
Residents & Fellows
$25
Other Health Professionals
$50
Groups of 5 or more
$50 (per participant)
Virtual Participants
Registration Category
Rate
Physicians
$75
Residents & Fellows
$20
Other Health Professionals
$25
Groups of 5 or more
$25 (per participant)
 
 
Methods of Payment
 
Credit Card
 
Credit card payments are preferred and will ensure your registration is secure. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover are accepted. Once a registration payment is made, the fee cannot be transferred to another method of payment.
 
Paper Check (must be drawn on a US bank in US dollars)
 
To pay by check, Select the check payment option when registering online.
 
PLEASE NOTE: NO CHECK PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER FRIDAY, September 9th.
 
Make checks payable to " The George Washington University " and mail to:
 
The George Washington University
Office of CEHP
2300 I Street, NW
Room 112C
Washington, DC 20052
 
Unpaid Registration Policy
 
All unpaid registrations must be paid by either credit card or paper check within 15 days of the date of registration. If a registration fee is unpaid after 15 days from the date of registration, the registration will be canceled. Registrations made after September 9th must be paid for by credit card at the time of online registration.
 
Cancellation Policy
 
Registration cancellations must be received in writing via cehp@gwu.edu. Registrations cannot be cancelled over the telephone. Registration cancellations will adhere to the cancellation policy dates below, no exceptions.
 
Written cancellation received:
Credit/Refund issued:
By September 9
Full refund of monies paid, minus $10 administrative fee
After September 9
No refunds
 
 
Please Note: An attendee who does not cancel in writing and does not attend the conference is still responsible for payment.