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Annual Update in Cardiovascular Diseases

Saturday, November 7, 2020

Plan to Attend

We are pleased to present the 2020 Missouri ACC Annual Update in Cardiovascular Diseases VIRTUALLY on November 7, 2020. This meeting will showcase the wide breadth of cardiovascular medicine that is present throughout Missouri. We will also be featuring other nationally recognized speakers including ACC President, Athena Poppas, M.D., F.A.C.C., Ami Bhatt, M.D., F.A.C.C. from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, and Laxmi Mehta, M.D., F.A.C.C. from Wexler Medical Center, The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. This meeting will feature speakers from around the state speaking on a variety of cardiovascular disease topics in both plenary and breakout sessions for the whole cardiovascular care team. Topics include: prevention, ischemic heart disease, heart failure and pediatric cardiology. Fellows In Training from across the state will participate in Poster Competition and Oral Abstract Competition. The winners will represent the chapter at ACC.21

We will again offer a track with special topics tailored to CV Team members.

NEW THIS YEAR: We will offer an education track designed specifically for Cath Lab Technicians.

We will also have a lively debate on Nuclear Stress Testing in 2020: A Proven Diagnostic Tool for the Modern Era or an Antiquated Relic?

We will close our the day with our Women in Cardiology Meeting.We ask that you support this very important and informative meeting.

Keynote Speaker: Ami Bhatt, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Program Chair: Gabriel Soto, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C., F.H.R.S.

Program Vice Chair: Anna Grodzinsky, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Schedule of Events

Pre-Conference Session

7:00 A.M. - 7:50 AM (Optional)

Track 1: ECG Case Reviews | Gabriel Soto, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.C.

Target Audience: Primary Care Providers and APRNs

Track 2: ECHO Case Reviews | Sridevi Reddy Pitta, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Target Audience: Cardiologists and FITs.

Opening General Session

8:00 A.M. - 9:45 AM

Welcome | Gabriel Soto, M.D., F.A.C.C. Program Chair | Anna Grodzinsky, M.D., F.A.C.C., Program Vice Chair

Session Moderator: Andrew M. Kates, M.D., F.A.C.C

Keynote Address | Emerging Models in Healthcare Delivery | Ami Bhatt, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Special Focus Speaker | Clinician Well Being | Laxmi Mehta, M.D., F.A.C.C.

ACC Overview | Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives | Athena Poppas, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Missouri ACC Update | Michael L. Main, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Break & Exhibitor Networking

9:45 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

Specialty Session

10:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.

Break & Exhibitor Networking

11:30 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.

Debate Session

11:45 A.M. - 12:45 P.M.

Nuclear Stress Testing in 2020: A Proven Diagnostic Tool for the Modern Era or an Antiquated Relic? | John Spertus, M.D., F.A.C.C. and Robert Gropler, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Break & Exhibitor Networking

12:45 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Specialty Session

1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Closing Remarks 

2:30 P.M. - 2:45 P.M.

Women in Cardiology Section Meeting

3:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Moderators: Sridevi Pitta, M.D., F.A.C.C. and Anna Grodzinsky, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and discuss current pharmacologic treatments and devices used in the management of congestive heart failure.
  • Discuss health promotion, risk factor modification, wellness strategies and end of life care in the cardiovascular patient
  • Identify and discuss pharmacologic and interventional strategies in the treatment of atherosclerotic heart disease
  • Discuss factors in selecting and using medications effectively in cardiovascular patients.

Missouri Chapter, American College of Cardiology
2650 S. Hanley Rd., Ste. 100
St. Louis, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 416-2275 Fax: (314) 845-1891

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