HFSA's 19th Annual Scientific Meeting


HFSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting is planned by and for cardiologists, nurses, pharmacists, and scientists, with something of interest to everyone on the heart failure team. The 2015 program includes significant content in advanced heart failure, pharmacology, patient care, diagnosis and management, devices and technology, and bench-to-bedside translational science. Educational content is designed to meet the range of needs from those new to heart failure to the well-established specialists.


Sessions

Clinical Fundamentals I: The Immune Response in Cardiovascular Disease


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Transitions in Heart Failure Care: It's Not Just About Hospital to Home


Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
  • Nancy Albert, PhD, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, FHFSA, FAAN, Cleveland Clinic
  • Robb Kociol, MD, Director, Advanced Heart Failure and MCS, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Mary Norine Walsh, MD, St Vincent Heart Center
  • Ann Laramee, NP, MS, FHFSA, MS, ANP-BC, ACNS-BC, CHFN, ACHPN, Cardiology Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist, Palliative Care Medicine, University of Vermont Medical Center

Hemodynamics in Heart Failure (Joint Session with SCAI)


Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
  • Nitasha Sarswat, MD, Univeristy of Chicago Medicine
  • Olcay Aksoy, MD
  • Nir Uriel, MD, MSc, Louis Block Professor of Medicine; Director, Heart Failure, Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support, University of Chicago
  • Mark Drazner, MD, FHFSA, University of Texas Southwestern
  • James C. Fang, MD, FHFSA, Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine; Executive Director, Cardiovascular Service Line, University of Utah

Ask the Experts: Challenging Clinical Situations in MCS


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Recent Advances in the Management of Myocarditis (Joint Session)


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The Prevention of Heart Failure: Targets and Strategies (Joint Session AHA)


Moderator(s):
  • Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA, Associate Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Mariell Jessup, MD, AHA/LeDucq
Speaker(s):
  • Scott Hummel, MD, MS, University of Michigan / Ann Arbor VA Health System
  • Javed Butler, MD, MPH, FHFSA, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Margaret Redfield, MD, Mayo Clinic
  • Jennifer Ho, MD, Boston Medical Research Center
  • Connie Lewis, MSN, ACNP-BC, Vanderbilt University

Tool Kit for the Evaluation and Selection of the Patient for MCS (ICCAC-VAD Joint Session)


Moderator(s): Speaker(s):
  • Robb Kociol, MD, Director, Advanced Heart Failure and MCS, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD, Director of Cardiomyopathy, Lisa M Jacobson Professor of MedicineProfessor and Director of Cardiomyopathy & Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program, Vanderbilt University
  • Lori Anderson, RN
  • Jeffrey Teuteberg, MD, Stanford University
  • Pavan Atluri, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Division of Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Francis Pagani, MD, PhD, University of Michigan

Excellence in Translational Science: Bench to Bedside


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Disposition Decision Making From the ER (Joint Session SAEM)


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Rapid Fire Abstracts IRapid Fire Abstracts I

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Rapid Fire Abstracts I


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