The Seventh Annual Suburban Hospital Cardiovascular Symposium

The Seventh Annual Suburban Hospital Cardiovascular Symposium

Suburban Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medicine invite you to attend The Seventh Annual Suburban Hospital Cardiovascular Symposium featuring the Mark F. Weinstein Memorial Lecture.

The symposium offers providers an opportunity to learn about the latest advancements in heart disease prevention, imaging and interventions.

The Annual Mark F. Weinstein Memorial Lecture
The Future of American Medicine: What to Expect

7:30-7:55 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:55-8:00 am
Harry Bigham, MD
Regional Medical Director, JHCP Heart Care

Joseph Marine, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, JHU-SOM; Section Chief of Cardiology, JHCP

Session I
Moderator Harry Bigham, MD

8:00-8:25 am
Cardiac Amyloidosis: New Tests and Treatments
Edward Kasper, MD
Andrus Professor of Cardiology; Director of Clinical Cardiology, JHU-SOM

8:25-8:50 am
Cardio-Obstetrics: Is This in Our Wheelhouse?
Garima Sharma, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, JHU-SOM

8:50-9:15 am
More Advances in Lipid Treatment: Worth the Price?
Robert Shamburek, MD
Senior Staff Clinician, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH

9:15-9:40 am
Coronary CTA: A Paradigm Shift in the Diagnosis of CAD
Amr Abdelbaky, MD
Cardiologist, JHCP Heart Care

9:40-10:00 am
Coffee Break

Session II
Moderator Edward Kasper, MD

10:00-10:25 am
The Left Atrial Appendage in AF: Tie It Off, Plug It Up, or Leave It Alone?
Ronald Berger, MD, PhD
Fortuin Professor of Cardiology, Interim Chief of Cardiology, JHU-SOM

10:25-10:50 am
Cardio-Oncology: What You Need to Know about Chemo 
Roberta Florido, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, JHU-SOM

10:50-11:15 am
Mechanical Circulatory Support for the Failing Heart
Ahmet Kilic, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of Heart Transplantation, JHU-SOM

11:15-11:40 am
Advances in TAVR: Does Anyone Need a Surgical AVR Anymore?
Rani Hasan, MD
Regional Medical Director, Structural Heart Disease Program at Suburban, JHU-SOM

Eric Lieberman, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, Structural Heart Disease Program at Suburban, JHCP Heart Care

11:40 am-12:15 pm

12:15-12:20 pm
Introduction to Weinstein Lecture and Lecturer

12:20-1:00 pm
Mark F. Weinstein Lecture: The Future of American Medicine: What to Expect
Mark E. Anderson, MD, PhD
Osler Professor of Medicine, JHU-SOM
Director, Department of Medicine Physician-in-Chief, Johns Hopkins Hospital

1:00 pm

Registration is complementary.

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Dr. Mark F. Weinstein practiced cardiology in Bethesda for more than a decade with Cardiac Consultants, Chartered, now known as Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Heart Care. Following his untimely death from cancer in 1990, the partners, family and friends of Mark F. Weinstein, MD, established an endowed lecture fund at Suburban Hospital in his memory. The annual lecture series brings the latest information on heart disease, treatment and prevention to physicians in the metropolitan Washington area. We are pleased to dedicate this lecture in memory of Dr. Weinstein, a highly respected cardiologist at Suburban Hospital who strived to attain excellence throughout his career.

CME Credit Available: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Suburban Hospital is accredited by MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical educational for physicians.

Suburban Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.