Ninth Annual Frontiers
In Cardiovascular Disease

September 18, 2021
7:30 am – 3:00 pm

Faculty Ninth Frontiers in Cardiovascular Disease

About Us

Under the leadership of course directors, Linda Gillam, MD, MPH, MACC, FAHA, FASE, FESC and Jordan Safirstein, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Morristown Medical Center and Atlantic Health System are proud to gather many of today’s leaders to provide an update on the latest developments in heart disease.

Course Directors

Linda D. Gillam
MD, MPH, MACC, FAHA, FASE, FESC

The Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine
Morristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health System
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Jordan Safirstein
MD, FACC, FSCAI
Program Vice Chair

Assistant Director
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

Director, Transradial Intervention
Morristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health System

Founder and Co-Director
Garden State Angio Club & Cors at the Shore
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Program Information

Program Highlights
  • Why Don’t We Prevent Atrial Fibrillation and Non-Stroke Complications?
  • 2020 Valve Guidelines: New Insights, New Options, New Challenges
  • Controversies in Patient Selection for ICD Implantation
  • PCI: State of the Art in 2021
  • Sex Specific Risk Enhancers: Refining ASCVD Risk
    Assessment in Women
  • Defining the Heart Team in 2021: New Roles for the Interventional Imager
  • Innovations in Heart Transplantation: Increasing the
    Donor Pool

Fees

Physicians$55
Allied Health professionals, including RNs, CVTs, NPs, PAs, and sonographers who are not from Atlantic Health System$25
Members of NJ ACC Chapter$45
Cardiology fellows, Atlantic Health System physicians, Atlantic Health System allied health professionals, and Atlantic Health System sonographers.Fee Waived

Atlantic Health System is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Atlantic Health System is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education credits for physicians.

The American Society of Echocardiography has approved this program for 4.5 continuing medical education credits.

Please click here if you are a physician assistant (PA) seeking information on converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to support your certifications/licensing.

Other allied health professionals seeking advice about converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ should contact their accreditation agencies for information about CME conversions for certification/licensing.

Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center is a leader
in preventing, and treating cardiovascular disease.

Faculty

Emelia J. Benjamin,
MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA

Associate Provost for Faculty Development, Boston University Medical Campus

Vice Chair, Faculty Development and Diversity (FDD), Dept. of Medicine

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Robert O. Bonow,
MD, MS, MACC, MACP, MASNC, FAHA, FESC

Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Editor in Chief, JAMA Cardiology

Andrew E. Epstein,
MD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS

Professor of Medicine, Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Chief, Cardiology Section, Michael J. Crescenz Veterans Administration Medical Center Philadelphia, PA

Martha Gulati
MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FESC

President-Elect, American Society for Preventive Cardiology

Rebecca T. Hahn
MD, FACC, FESC, FASE

Director, Interventional Echocardiography at the Structural and Valve Center

Professor of Medicine
at Colombia University Medical Center

Dimitrios Karmpaliotis
MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI

Medical Director, Cardiovascular Rescue and Recovery Program

Medical Director, CTO and Advanced Coronary Therapeutics
Morristown Medical Center

Nader Moazami, MD

Nader Moazami,
MD

Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Chief Division of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory SupportDepartment of Cardiothoracic Surgery New York University, Langone Health

Agenda

7:45 AM – 8:00 AM
 

 

8:00 AM – 8:40 AM
 

 

 

 

 
 
8:40 AM – 9:20 AM
 

 

9:20 AM – 9:50 AM

 

9:50 AM – 10:05 AM
 
10:05 AM – 10:45 AM
 
 
 
10:45 AM -11:25 AM
 
 
 
 
 
 
11:25 – 11:55 AM
 
11:55- 12:15 PM
 
12:15 -12:55 PM
 

 

 
12:55- 1:35 PM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1:35-2:15 PM

 

 

 

2:15-2:45 PM
 
2:45 to 3:00 PM
Welcome and Introduction
Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH, MACC, FASE, FESC
Sex Specific Risk Enhancers: Refining ASCVD Risk
Assessment in Women
Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FESC
PCI: State of the Art in 2021
Dimitrios Karmpaliotis, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI
Questions and Answers
Break
2020 Valve Guidelines: New Insights, New Options, New Challenges
Robert Bonow MD, MS, MACC, MASNC, FAHA, FESC
Defining the Heart Team in 2021: New Roles for the Interventional Imager
Rebecca T. Hahn, MD, FACC, FESC, FASE
Questions and Answers
Grab a bite for lunch
Controversies in Patient Selection for ICD Implantation Andrew E. Epstein, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS
Innovations in Heart Transplantation: Increasing the
Donor Pool
Nader Moazami MD
Why Don’t We Prevent Atrial Fibrillation and Non-Stroke Complications?
Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA
Questions and Answers
Closing Comments

Contact Us

You may reach us during business hours or email us.

Morristown Medical Center
Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone:
973-971-5597