Anelechi C. Anyanwu, MD

Professor, Cardiovascular Surgery
Surgical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support
and Heart Transplant Program

Maya Barghash, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

Johanna P. Contreras, MD, MSc, FACC, FAHA, FASE
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Heart Failure and Transplant

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MRCP, MACC, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Physician in Chief
Director, Zena and Michael A. Wiener
Cardiovascular Institute                                                   

Amy R. Kontorovich, MD, PhD
​Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

Jason Kovacic, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

Barry A. Love MD, FRCPc
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Director, Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

Sumeet Mitter, MD

Assoistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology

Noah Moss, MD

Assistant Professor, Cardiology

Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Assist Program

Daniel Burkhoff, MD, PhD
Director of Heart Failure, Hemodynamics and
Circulatory Support in the CRF Clinical Trials Center (CTC)
Vice President, Medical Science - HeartWare, Inc.
New York, New York

Navneet Narula, MD
Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill-Cornell Medicine / New York-Presbyterian

​New York, New York

Guest Speakers

Milton Packer, MD

Distinguished Scholar in Cardiovascular Science
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, Texas 

Sean Pinney, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Director, Advanced Heart Failure & Transplantation Program
The Mount Sinai Hosptial
New York, New York

Donna M. Mancini, MD
Professor of Medicine
Heart Failure / Heart Transplant

Population Health Science and Policy
The Mount Sinai Hospital

​New York, New York

Anu Lala, MD
Director, Heart Failure Research
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York 

The mount sinai hospital Faculty

Keynote Speaker


Jagat P. Narula, MD
Associate Dean for Global Affairs
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Radiology 

Beth Oliver, DNP, RN
Senior Vice President of Cardiac Services
The Mount Sinai Health System

Amit A. Pawale, MD
Assistant Professor Cardiovascular Surgery

Val Rakita, MD

Advanced Heart Failure Fellow

Vivek Y. Reddy, MD
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Professor of Medicine in Electrophysiology

David L. Reich, MD
President & Chief Operating Officer, The Mount Sinai Hospital
Horace W. Goldsmith Professor of Anesthesiology

Samin K. Sharma, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Zena & Michael A. Wiener Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical & Interventional Cardiology
President, Mount Sinai Heart Network
Dean, International Clinical Affiliations

Gilbert H. Tang, MD

Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Surgery

Maria G. Trivieri, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiology