1:00 pm
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
What’s in Store for The Future of 
Heart Failure Therapy
Milton Packer, MD


SESSION 3
ADVANCED HEART FAILURE
Moderator: Sean Pinney, MD


1:30 pm

Case Presentation: Val Rakita, MD

1:35 pm
The Promise of Regenerative Therapy
Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD


1:55 pm
Heart Transplant – Expanding the Donor Pool, 
New Allocation System
Donna M. Mancini, MD


2:15 pm
LVADs and The Promise of Lifelong Therapy
Noah Moss, MD


2:35 pm
LVADs: Surgical Approaches to Limit 
the Liability of the Native Heart
Anelechi C. Anyanwu, MD


2:55 pm
Q & A with Sean Pinney, MD

3:00 pm
BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

SESSION 4 
MORE COMMON THAN YOU THINK
Moderator: Donna Mancini, MD


3:15 pm

Case Presentation: Johanna P. Contreras, MD

3:20 pm
Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension Therapies
Maria Giovanna Trivieri, MD, PhD


3:40 pm
Heart Failure in the Adult Congenital Patient
Barry Love, MD


4:00 pm
Percutaneous Approaches to Structural Heart Disease
Gilbert H. Tang, MD 


4:20 pm
Q & A with Donna M. Mancini, MD

4:30 pm
Concluding Remarks
Sean Pinney, MD

4:45 pm
Wine & Cheese Reception

Sponsored by: Abbott
President’s Gallery

 

Symposium Agenda  |  Friday, October 20, 2017

7:45 am
Registration / Continental Breakfast
NY Academy of Medicine

8:30 am
Welcome and Introduction
Sean Pinney, MD

SESSION 1 
ACUTE HEART FAILURE

Moderator: Donna Mancini, MD

8:45 am
Case Presentation: Maya Barghash, MD


8:50 am
Congestion - How to Define It, Measure It and Treat It?
Anu Lala, MD


9:10 am
Myocarditis – Clinical and Pathologic Correlations

Navneet Narula, MD

9:30 am
The Importance of the Right Heart
Sean Pinney, MD


9:50 am
Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support with ECMO
Amit A. Pawale, MD

10:10 am
Q & A


10:15 am
BREAK / VISIT EXHIBITS

SESSION 2
CHRONIC HEART FAILURE

Moderator:  Anu Lala, MD


10:30 am
Case Presentation: Sumeet Mitter, MD


10:35 am

Inherited Cardiomyopathies and Genetics
Amy R. Kontorovich, MD

10:55 am
Heart Failure Nursing – The Key to Success
Beth Oliver, DNP, RN

11:15 am
Management of Arrhythmias in Heart Failure –
The Need for EP / HF Collaboration

Vivek Y. Reddy, MD

11:35 am
Hybrid PET – MRI Imaging for Cardiac Sarcoid: 
A Game Changer for Diagnosis and Management
Jason Kovacic, MD, PhD


11:55 am
Q & A with Anu Lala, MD

12:00 pm
WORKING LUNCH – ReDS Point of Care:

Rapid Follup Up (RFU)*

Sponsored by: Sensible Medical
Library Reading Room, 3rd Floor

Sean Pinney, MD, Preethi Pirlamarla, MD
*Not approved for CME Credits