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HEART FAILURE WORKSHOP: Raising the bar through system collaboration

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Melville Marriott

1350 Walt Whitman Road

Melville, New York 11747

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Join us for a day-long conference focused on the latest developments in the treatment of heart failure at both St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center® and Montefiore Medical Center.

This workshop is designed for cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, internists, intensivists, nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists, and other medical professionals involved in the evaluation, diagnosis and/or management of patients with heart failure.

Educational Objectives

• Review appropriate and novel strategies to optimize pharmacologic treatments of heart failure

• Discuss how to utilize medical devices and surgical therapies in the care of heart failure patients

• Review how to incorporate structural heart devices into patients with heart failure

• Discuss LVAD therapy and innovations in pump design

• Review options for patients with advanced heart failure beyond LVAD/transplant

• Discuss cardiac transplant and the new allocation system

Course Directors

Rita Jermyn, MD, FACC

Director of the Center for Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, St. Francis Hospital

Edward Lundy, MD, PhD, FACC, FACS

Surgical Director of the Kroll Family Center for Heart Failure and Circulatory Support, St. Francis Hospital


Danyaal Moin, MD, Assistant Director Center for Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics, St. Francis Hospital

Patrick Monteleone, MD, Attending Cardiologist, St. Francis Hospital

Allen Jeremias, MD, Director of Interventional Cardiology Research, Associate Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, St. Francis Hospital

Joshua Stern, MD, Attending Physician Electrophysiology, St. Francis Hospital

John DePietro, ANP, Director MCS and LVAD Coordinator, St. Francis Hospital

George Petrossian, MD, Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Procedures, Co- Director of The John Brancaccio Heart Valve Center, St. Francis Hospital

Aman M. Shah, MD, Physician, Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics, St. Francis Hospital

Jane Cao, MD, Director of Research, Director of Cardiac Imaging, St. Francis Hospital

Snehal Patel, MD, Associate Professor, Director Heart Transplant Program, Montefiore Medical Center

Ulrich Jorde, MD, Professor of Medicine, Section Chief Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support, Montefiore Medical Center


8:30-9:00am Welcome Breakfast

9:00-9:15am Rita Jermyn, MD - Introduction

9:15-9:45am Aman Shah, MD - “Innovations in medical therapy”

9:45-10:15am Patrick Monteleone, MD – “Infusion Center: How to keep people out of the hospital”

Break 10:15-10:30am

10:30-11:00am Danyaal Moin, MD - “Pulmonary Hypertension”

11:00-11:30am Rita Jermyn, MD - “CardioMEMs and the Cordella HF system”

11:30-12:00pm Allen Jeremias, MD - “Cardiogenic shock: What device to choose”

Lunch 12-1pm

1:00-1:30pm Josh Stern - “ICD and CRT for Heart Failure Patients”

1:30-2:00pm Edward Lundy, MD - “ECMO support for cardiogenic shock”

2:00-2:30pm John DePietro, ANP - “LVAD support and shared care model”

Break 2:30-2:45pm

2:45-3:15pm George Petrossian, MD - “Innovations in valve technology”

3:15-3:45pm Jane Cao, MD - “Imaging modalities in CHF”

Break 3:45-4:00pm

4:00-4:30pm Ulrich Jorde, MD - “LVAD as bridge to transplant: Montefiore relationship and heart transplantation outcomes”

4:30-5:00pm Snehal Patel, MD - “New allocation system for cardiac transplant”

5:00-5:30pm Q&A


St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center® is accredited by The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Francis Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Contact Hours: This Educational Activity is approved for 6.25 contact hours.

Catholic Health Services of Long Island is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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