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Innovations in Cardiovascular Care Conference

Heart-Conference-2021

Save the Date - October 15-16, 2021

Meet some of our nations leading cardiologists and learn about the latest treatments and findings in cardiovascular care.

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About the Conference

The Innovations in Cardiovascular Care Conference features a series of accomplished national speakers who will be educating primary care physicians, cardiologists, nurses and allied health professionals about some of the latest treatments and findings in cardiovascular care.  Our conference goal is to share ideas and information among providers on the advancements in cardiac health.

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Conference Dates

Friday, October 15, 2021

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday, October 16, 2021

8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Registration Fees 

$200 - Physicians

$100 - CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic Physicians

$100 - Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners

$50 - Nurses & Allied Health Professionals

Waived for CHRISTUS Spohn Associates (Nursing and Clinicians), Medical Residents and cardiology fellows

Registration required

Conference Committee Members

Srikanth Damaraju, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Chairman
Interventional Cardiologist

Shamim Badruddin-Mawji, MD, FACC, Cardiologist

Stephen Turner, MD, FACC, Cardiologist

Dawn Cramer

JoDee Kerestes

Ronda Klocko, MBA

Maricela Martinez- Kimbrell, DNP, RN, WCC, OMS

Randy Mitten, RN

Bonifacio Vega, II, MPA

Conference Schedule

 

Schedule Friday October 15, 2021 – Texas State Aquarium

 5:30-6:00 pm

WELCOME/NETWORKING

 6:00 pm 

DINNER

 6:20-7:10 pm

Burnout During COVID - Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD, FCCM, Master FCCP, MACP, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

 7:10-8:00 pm 

History of Cardiac Interventions & Medical Ethics David S. Jones, MD, PhD

 8:00 pm

BOOK SIGNING


Schedule Saturday October 16, 2021 – Omni Hotel

 

7:00 am 

 REGISTRATION/BREAKFAST/ EXHIBITORS

 

8:00 - 8:10 am

 Welcome
 Srikanth Damaraju, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Interventional Cardiologist

 Reflection
 Dom Dominguez, MBA, R.Ph.
 CHRISTUS South Texas Senior VP/Group Operations and
 CHRISTUS Spohn CEO

8:10 - 9:00 am

 Valvular Replacement: Catheter, Not the Scalpel
 Samir Kapadia, MD, Interventional Cardiologist

 

9:00 - 9:20 am

 Plugging the Leak: PFO, ASD, VSD - Structural Heart Modification
 Srikanth Damaraju, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Interventional Cardiologist

 

9:20 - 9:50 am

 Endovascular Aortic Repair: A Journey in My Lifetime
 Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, Interventional Cardiologist

 

9:50  – 10:00 am

 Q & A – Morning Session

10:00 - 10:15 am

 BREAK/EXHIBITORS

10:15 - 10: 20 am

 Patient Needing Surgery -Preoperative Clearance Case
 Gerard W. Boynton, MD, Family Medicine

10:20 - 10:50 am

 Cardiac "Clearance" for Surgery: A Real World Approach
 Raymond Stainback, MD, FACC, FASE, Cardiologist

10:50 - 10: 55 am

 Myocardial Infarction Case Presentation
 Orel Everett, MD, Chief Medical Officer
 CHRISTUS Spohn Health System

10:55 - 11:25 am

 What We Can Do for Myocardial Infarction in 2021
 The Cleveland Clinic Perspective
 Venu Menon, MD, FACC, FAHA, Cardiologist

11:25 - 11:30 am

 Amyloid Case Presentation
 Scott Howell, MD, Internist

11:30 - 12:00 pm

 Hello Strain: Bye Bye Ejection Fraction -Cardiac Function Assessment in 2021
 Juan Carlos Plana, MD, Cardiologist

12:00 – 12:15 pm

 LUNCH/EXHIBITORS

12:15 - 1:00 pm

 LUNCH/PANEL DISCUSSION
 Moderators
 Shamim Badruddin-Mawji, MD, FACC, Cardiologist 
 Stephen Turner, MD, Cardiologist

1:00 - 1:10 pm

 BREAK/EXHIBITORS

1:10 - 1:15 pm

 AFIB Case Presentation
 Tracy Snow Mills, DO, Family Medicine

1:15 - 1:45 pm

 Innovations in Arrhythmia
 Ramesh Hariharan, MD, FHRS, Electrophysiologist

1:45 - 2:00 pm

 Innovations in Pulmonary Embolism Therapy
 Crystal Cuevas, MD, Interventional Cardiologist

2:00 – 2:30 pm

 Historical Review of PCI and CABG
 David S. Jones, MD, PhD, Harvard College Professor

2:30 - 2:45 pm

 Limb Salvage Interventions
 Lawrence Brenner, MD, Interventional Cardiologist

2:45 - 3:00 pm 

 BREAK/EXHIBITORS

3:00 – 3:30 pm
 

 Complex Congenital Heart Disease
 Peter Ermis, MD, Adult & Pediatric Cardiologist

3:30 - 3: 45 pm

 Managing Hypertension: Pearls for the Primary Care Provider
 Travis Taylor, MD, FSCAI, Interventional Cardiologist

3:45 – 4:15 pm

 Cancer & Heart Disease
 Kara Thompson, MD, FACC, Cardiologist

4:15 - 4:20 pm

 PAD Case Presentation
 Alma McDaniel, MD, Family Medicine

4:20 - 4:50 pm

 PVD: A Clinician's Approach
 S. Banerjee, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Cardiologist

4:50 - 5:00 pm

 CLOSING REMARKS

Panel of Speakers

Samir Kapadia, MD, Interventional Cardiologist
Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic

David S. Jones, MD, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Harvard University

S. Banerjee, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Cardiologist
Chief, Division of Cardiology & Director Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Peter Ermis, MD, Adult & Pediatric Cardiologist
Medical Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at Texas Children's Hospital, Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics Baylor College of Medicine

Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD, FCCM, Master FCCP, MACP

Frances K. Friedman & Oscar Friedman, MD '36, Endowed Professor of Pulmonary Disorders, Ben Taub General Hospital, Program Director, Critical Care Fellowship Department of Medicine Baylor College of Medicine

Ramesh Hariharan, MD, FHRS, Electrophysiologist
Chief of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Section UT Health Science Center at Houston; Professor of Medicine at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center

Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, Interventional Cardiologist
Interventional Cardiologist at Texas Heart Medical Group; Clinical Professor of Cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine

Venu Menon, MD, FACC, FAHA, Cardiologist
Section Head of Clinical Cardiology & Director of Cardiac ICU at Cleveland Clinic, Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western University

Juan Carlos Plana, MD, Cardiologist
Chief of Clinical Operations of the Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Director of the Cardio-Oncology Center, and co-Director of the Center for Advanced Cardiac Imaging at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Raymond Stainback, MD, FACC, FASE, Cardiologist
Section Chief, Noninvasive Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center; Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine

Kara Thompson, MD, FACC, Cardiologist
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology, Division of Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Shamim Badruddin-Mawji, MD, FACC, Cardiologist

Gerard W. Boynton, MD, Family Medicine

Lawrence Brenner, MD, Interventional Cardiologist

Crystal Cuevas, MD, Interventional Cardiologist

Srikanth Damaraju, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Interventional Cardiologist

Orel Everett, MD, Family Medicine, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic – Thomas Spann

Scott Howell, MD, Internist, CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic - Thomas Spann

Alma McDaniel, MD, Family Medicine, CHRISTUS Family Medicine Academic Center

Tracy Snow Mills, DO, Family Medicine, CHRISTUS Family Medicine – Padre Island

Travis Taylor, MD, FSCAI, Interventional Cardiologist

Stephen Turner, MD, FACC, Cardiologist


COVID Conference Disclaimer
CHRISTUS Spohn continues to monitor COVID-19 guidance and advisories from federal, state and local authorities to protect the health and safety of conference participants and attendees. Should restrictions or limitations on in-person attendance be implemented, CHRISTUS Spohn will utilize virtual programming for the conference.

 

CME Accreditation Statements

South Coastal Area Health Education Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association (TMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The South Coastal Area Health Education Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

South Coastal Area Health Education Center designates this live activity for up to 2 hours ethic/physician responsibility credit, as required for physicians by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.

Maintenance of Certification Recognition Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn 10 medical knowledge MOC points and patient safety MOC credits in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Nursing Approval Statement

CHRISTUS Spohn Ministry is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. LSNA Provider No. 4002073l. This activity provides 8 contact hours.

Radiology Technologist Statement

This conference program is accepted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), and approved for up to 10.25 hours of Category A CE credit by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

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