HFSA's 20th Annual Scientific Meeting

Sep 17, 2016 ‐ Sep 20, 2016


General Information

The 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America offers a diverse program including basic science, translational and clinical sessions. There is something for everyone interested in heart failure.

Target Audience

Sessions are designed to meet the range of needs from those new to heart failure to well-established specialist. Including:

  • Cardiologists, CV surgeons, Internists and Primary Care Physicians
  • Clinical researchers
  • Cardiac rehabilitation professionals
  • Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Epidemiologists
  • Health Care Administrators
  • Industry
  • Pharmacists
  • Research Scientists

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Sessions

Clinical Fundamentals: The Hemodynamics of HF


Moderator(s):
  • Mark Drazner, MD, FHFSA, Medical Director of the Heart Failure, LVAD, and Cardiac Transplantation Program James M. Wooten Chair in Cardiology Professor, Internal Medicine University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX , Speaker
Speaker(s): Moderator(s):
  • Mark Dunlap, MD, Professor of Medicine, Physiology, and Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University
Speaker(s):
  • Ryan Tedford, MD, Johns Hopkins University
  • Barry A. Borlaug, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • James Fang, MD, FHFSA, Professor of Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences
  • Lynne W. Stevenson, MD, Director of Cardiomyopathy, Lisa M Jacobson Professor of MedicineProfessor and Director of Cardiomyopathy & Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program, Vanderbilt University

Plenary - Human iPS Cells: From Precision Medicine to Clinical Trial in a Dish


Speaker(s): Moderator(s):
  • Gregg C. Fonarow, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA, The Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science , University of California
  • JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD, Professor of Medicine Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant, Vanderbilt Heart & Lung Institute

New Horizons in Nutrition in HF


Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
  • Sheryl Chow, PharmD, FCCP, FAHA, FHFSA, BCPS, AQ-Cardiology, Associate Professor, Western University
  • Martha Biddle, PhD, APRN, CCNS, University of Kentucky
  • Scott Hummel, MD, MS, University of Michigan / Ann Arbor VA Health System
  • Lorraine Evangelista, PhD, RN, CNS, University of California, Irvine

Simplifying Hemodynamics with Complex Pressure Volume Loops


Speaker(s):
  • Arvind Bhimaraj
  • Robb Kociol, MD, Director, Advanced Heart Failure and MCS, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Ryan Tedford, MD, Johns Hopkins University
  • James Fang, MD, FHFSA, Professor of Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences
  • Johnathan Rich, MD, FHFSA
  • Lynne W. Stevenson, MD, Director of Cardiomyopathy, Lisa M Jacobson Professor of MedicineProfessor and Director of Cardiomyopathy & Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program, Vanderbilt University

Transitioning Patients Out of the Hospital and Keeping Them Out (Joint Session with AAHFN)


Moderator(s):
  • Linda Wick, MSN, Sr. Director of Ambulatory Nursing, M Health, Minneapolis, MN
  • Jo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD, University of North Carolina
Speaker(s):
  • Marie Galvao, MSN, ANP-BC, CHFN, Lead Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Linda Ordway, RN, MS, ACNP, CHFN, NP, Clinical Care Manager, Cardiomyopathy Center
  • Kismet Rasumusson
  • Lisa D. Rathman, MSN, CRNP, CCRN, Lead Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner, Lancaster General CHF Clinic
  • Sara Paul, DNP, FNP, Nurse Practitioner, Catawba Valley Cardiology

Navigating the Slippery Slope of Advanced HFS: A Look Beyond the Usual Suspects


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The Prevention of HF (Joint Session with AHA)


Moderator(s):
  • JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD, Professor of Medicine Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant, Vanderbilt Heart & Lung Institute
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The Systemic Effects of Continuous Flow Physiology


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FDA Special Session – Off-Label Drug Use


Moderator(s):
  • Mona Fiuzat, PharmD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Peter Pang, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
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Case Discussion - Clinical Conundrums


Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
  • Alan Miller, MD, University Florida HSC
  • Ileana Piña, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology/Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD, Professor of Medicine Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant, Vanderbilt Heart & Lung Institute
  • Sara Paul, DNP, FNP, Nurse Practitioner, Catawba Valley Cardiology
  • Sana Al-Khatib, MD, MHS