The Heart Team Summit joins Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery faculty at Washington University, St. LouisAscension/St. Vincent in Indianapolis, and Northwestern University. This educational initiative was developed to provide a forum for discussing and presenting laboratory and clinical research concerning the care of patients through case based coronary and structural heart intervention cases.

Join the Heart Team at the complimentary sessions below.

Management of Complex Coronary Disease | September 16, 2020

September 16, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

5:00 p.m. | The Interventional and Surgical Management of Severely Calcified Coronary Arteries with Dean Kereiakes, MD

5:20 p.m. | Q&A

5:30 p.m. | Addressing Symptomatic Coronary Disease in the Inoperable with J. Aaron Grantham, MD

5:50 p.m. | Q&A

Optional Non-CME: “Clinical Considerations across the Spectrum of Coronary Artery Disease”  
Sponsored by AstraZeneca   
Victor Howard, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiologist

Critical Thinking in Valvular Heart Disease Part I | September 30, 2020

September 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

5:00 p.m. | Addressing Multivalvular Heart Disease in 2020 with Patrick McCarthy, MD

5:20 p.m. | Q&A

5:30 p.m. | Advances in our Understanding of TR and RV Function with Rebecca Hahn, MD

5:50 p.m. | Q&A

Interventional Heart Failure | October 14, 2020

October 14, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

5:00 p.m. | Interventional Management of Heart Failure with Sanjiv Shah, MD

5:20 p.m. | Q&A

5:30 p.m. | Current use and Future Directions in Hemodynamic Support with Navin Kapur, MD, FAHA, FACC, FSCAI

5:50 p.m. | Q&A

Critical Thinking in Valvular Heart Disease Part II | October 28, 2020

October 28, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

5:00 p.m. | Valve Prosthetic Selection: Helping the Patient Make the Right Choice with Charles Davidson, MD

5:20 p.m. | Q&A

5:30 p.m. | Patient Prosthetic Mismatch in TAVR and SAVR with S. Chris Malaisrie, MD

5:50 p.m. | Q&A

Hot Topics in the Management of Aortic Stenosis | November 11, 2020

November 11, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

DEBATE: Gender Differences and the Treatment of Aortic Stenosis

5:00 p.m. | View 1: TAVR is the Appropriate Therapy for Women with AS with Ranya Sweis, MD, MS

5:10 p.m. | View 2: TAVR Should Only be Reserved for High Risk Women with AS with Katherine Harrington, MD

5:20 p.m. | Q&A

5:30 p.m. | Management of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis with James Hermiller, MD

5:40 p.m. | Management of Coronary Artery Disease at the Time of Valve Interventions with Laura Davidson, MD, MS

5:50 p.m. | Q&A

Revisiting the Ischemia Trial | December 9, 2020

December 9, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

5:00 p.m. | Lecture: How Has My Practice Changed Since the Publication of Ischemia?

5:00 p.m. | Cardiology Perspective: Judith Hochman, MD

5:10 p.m. | Cardiac Surgery Perspective: David Heimansohn, MD

5:20 p.m. | Interventional Cardiology Perspective: Marc Sintek, MD

5:30 p.m. | Panel Discussion

Nurse and Technologist Seminar Introduction to Imaging and Hemodynamics | January 6, 2021

January 6, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

Moderator: Constance Wagner, RN

5:00 p.m. | Primary VS Secondary MR: How to tell on ECHO with Crystal Licari, RDCS

5:10 p.m. | Stress Testing in AS with Nishath Quader, MD

5:20 p.m. | Intro to Cardio Oncology with Molly Rater, NP, FNP

5:30 p.m. | Understanding the new Guidelines for Organ Allocation with Eryn Simmons, MSN, RN

5:40 p.m. | Discussion

Nishath Quader, MD

Controversies in Mechanical Support | January 20, 2021

January 20, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

Debate: STEMI and LV Recovery

5:00 p.m. | All STEMIs Should Receive Hemodynamic Support with Andrew Sampson, MD

5:20 p.m. | Discussion

Debate: Bridge to Recovery

5:30 p.m. | Axillary Support all the Way with Daniel Schimmel, MD, MS

5:40 p.m. | ECMO Saves Lives with Kunal Kotkar, MD

5:50 p.m. | Discussion

Nurse and Technologist Seminar | February 3, 2021

February 3, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

Moderator: Holly Crump

5:00 p.m. | Implementing Treatment Pathways with Elizabeth Perpetua, DNP, AACC

5:20 p.m. | Novel Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Agent with Hannah Pope, PharmD, MHA, BCPS

5:30 p.m. | Managing the Multidisciplinary Work Environment with Mary Ann Cunningham, DNP, RN, ACNP, ACNS, CRNFA

5:40 p.m. | Patient Follow-Up – Not Dropping the Ball with Constance Wagner, RN

5:50 p.m. | Discussion

Procedures to Minimize Stroke Risk | February 17, 2021

February 17, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

5:00 p.m. | Surgical and Catheter Management of the Left Atrial Appendage in Patients with Ralph Damiano, MD

5:20 p.m. | Q&A


5:30 p.m. | Embolic Protection for All with Amar Krishnaswamy, MD

5:40 p.m. | Innovations in Coronary Intervention: Calcium, Drug-Balloons and Novel Stent Designs with Dean Kereiakes, MD

5:50 p.m. | Q&A

Interesting Valve Cases | March 3, 2021

March 3, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

5:00 p.m. | 80 y/o Patient s/p Aortic Valve in Valve with Transvalvular Gradient of 25mm Hg with S. Chris Malaisrie, MD

5:10 p.m. | 75 y/o with STEMI 4 Yrs After TAVR with Andrew Sampson, MD

5:20 p.m. | 69 y/o Patient with Gradient of 20 mmHg 30 Days After TAVR with Marc Sintek, MD

5:30 p.m. | 70 y/o with Severe AI with Alan Zajarias, MD

5:40 | Discussion

Surgical vs. Catheter Management of Valvular and Coronary Disease | March 24, 2021

March 24, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

DEBATE: Management of the Patient with Mitral Annulus Calcification

5:00 p.m. | View 1: Surgical Mitral Valve Replacement is the Prefect Treatment with Patrick McCarthy, MD

5:10 p.m. | View 2: Just Put a Valve In It: Catheter Based Options Are Best
Paul Sorajja, MD

5:20 p.m. | Discussion

DEBATE: Revascularization of the Left Main Disease After Excel

5:30 p.m. | Surgery is the Proven Champion with Hersh Maniar, MD

5:40 p.m. | PCI is King with James Flaherty, MD

5:50 p.m. | Discussion

Complicated Cases in Valvular Heart Disease | April 7, 2021

April 27, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. CDT

5:00 p.m. | 84 y/o with Severe MR After Mitraclip with Steve Yakubov, MD

5:10 p.m. | 72 y/o with Severe MR and Severe TR after Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Repair with Charles Davidson, MD

5:20 p.m. | Q&A

5:30 p.m. | 42 y/o with Severe Tricuspid Bioprosthetic Valve Dysfunction with Marc Sintek, MD

5:40 p.m. | 74 with Cardiogenic Shock and Severe MR | Amar Krishnaswamy, MD

5:50 p.m. | Q&A

Accreditation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12.5 MOC points and patient safety MOC credit in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of  Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion  information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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