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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Clinical Fundamentals: The Hemodynamics of HF

  • Mark Drazner, MD, MSc, Clinical Chief of Cardiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Speaker(s): Moderator(s):
  • Mark Dunlap, MD, Professor of Medicine, Physiology, and Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University

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

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

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


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

  • Linda Wick, MSN, Sr. Director of Ambulatory Nursing, M Health, Minneapolis, MN
  • Jo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD, University of North Carolina
  • 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)

  • JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD, Professor of Medicine Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant, Vanderbilt Heart & Lung Institute

The Systemic Effects of Continuous Flow Physiology

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FDA Special Session – Off-Label Drug Use

  • Mona Fiuzat, PharmD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Peter Pang, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

Case Discussion - Clinical Conundrums

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