ESCAPE Speaker

Agenda

Cardiovascular disease remains the number one cause of death of men and women in the United States and a major cause of disability. The American Heart Association has a stated goal to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20% by 2020. In order to achieve this goal, physicians and clinicians must gain knowledge, skill and resources to integrate the latest research and clinical guidelines in the context of their own practice. At ESCAPE attendees will hear nationally renowned speakers discuss ACC/AHA guidelines on hypertension, blood cholesterol, women's heart disease, electrophysiology, peripheral artery disease, interventional cardiology and congestive heart failure.

Attire for the symposium is business casual and comfortable. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, please bring a sweater or jacket to the educational sessions.

4:00pm   Registration (Omni Amelia Island Conference Center)
PRE-MEETING WORKSHOPS
4:30-5:30

Cases & Challenges in Office-Based Prevention 
Ijeoma Isiadinso, MD
Danny Eapen, MD

5:30-6:30

Conundrums of Cases in Cardio-Oncology and Preoperative Evaluation
Susmita Parashar, MD
Rob Wilson, PA

Attire for the symposium is business casual and comfortable. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, please bring a sweater or jacket to the educational sessions.

FOCUS:

PATHS TO PREVENTION
Moderator: Lawrence Sperling, MD

7:00 am REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST AND EXHIBITS  
7:25

Welcome
Laurence Sperling, MD

7:30 

Overview of 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines and Top 10 Take Home Messages
Roger Blumenthal, MD

7:50

PCSK9 Inhibitors in Perspective
Danny Eapen, MD

8:10

Severe Hypercholesterolemia and Hypertriglyceridemia
Jeffer Baer, MD

8:30 Inflammatory Diseases & CV Prevention
Wendy Post, MD
8:50 

Statin Safety and Statin-Associated Side Effects
Laurence Sperling, MD

9:10  

BREAK AND EXHIBITS

9:30     

Panel Discussion/Q&A: 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines

9:50

Lipoprotein (a) and CV Risk: How to measure, when to measure, how to treat?
Gina Lundberg, MD

10:10

PAD: Can we impact those at high risk?
Bryan Wells, MD

10:30

BREAK AND EXHIBITS

10:50

Approach to CV Risk Assessment: Enhancing and Informing
Laurence Sperling, MD

11:10

Use of Tools to Reclassify CV Risk
Roger Blumenthal, MD

11:30

Panel Discussion/Q&A

11:45

ADJOURNMENT

5:45 pm

ATTENDEE/SPOUSE RECEPTION:
From Inima to Heart: Perspective of Leading Romanian Cardiologist, Dan Gaita, M.D.

Spouses are invited to participate in this session. Children’s Program: If you have children 3 years and above, we’ll provide supervised activities in an adjacent room.

Attire for the symposium is business casual and comfortable. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, please bring a sweater or jacket to the educational sessions. Attire for the Family Social is casual.

FOCUS:

HOT TOPICS IN CV PREVENTION:
Moderator: Jefferson Baer, MD

6:30 am SIGN IN, BREAKFAST AND EXHIBITS
7:00

EKGs: Pearls with the Professors
Doug Morris, MD
Byron Williams, MD 

7:30

Is Vitamin D VITAL for CV Health?
Ijeoma Isiadinso, MD

7:50

Whole food Plant-based Diets: The Healthiest of all Dietary Patterns?
Michael Balk, MD

8:10

Omega 3’s and CVD Prevention: Is Something Fishy?
Peter Wilson, MD

8:30 Panel Discussion/Q&A
8:50  BREAK AND EXHIBITS
9:10 

Aspirin for Primary Prevention: What’s up, down, and all around?
Jeffer Baer, M.D.

9:30    

Don’t Sleep Through the Data: OSA and CV Prevention
Rob Wilson, PA

9:50

Transforming Cardiac Rehab 2018
Nanette Wenger, MD

10:10

Panel Discussion/Q&A

10:30

BREAK AND EXHIBITS

10:50

Preventing Atrial Fibrillation
Anand Shah, MD

11:10

Opportunities for Heart Success: Heart Failure Prevention
David Markham, MD

11:30

Polygenic Risk Scores in Risk Assessment: Useful or Wishful?
Wendy Post, MD

11:45

ADJOURNMENT

12:00

OPTIONAL LUNCH ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Physical Activity Guidelines and Pearls from Sports Cardiology
Jonathan Kim, MD
Bryan Wells, MD
Rob Wilson, PA

6:00 pm

FAMILY SOCIAL AND COOKOUT

This is an evening cookout and social that will take place under the stars and your spouse, children, and guests may attend (the conference fee covers up to 4 people plus children ages 3 years and under. Additional fees apply for extra guests – see the registration form for details). Children will be entertained with games. Please reserve your attendance on the registration form.

Attire for the symposium is business casual and comfortable. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, please bring a sweater or jacket to the educational sessions.

FOCUS:

PRACTICAL QUALITY AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PREVENTION
Moderator: Arshed Quyyumi, MD

7:00 am SIGN IN, BREAKFAST AND EXHIBITS
7:30

Barbershops and Blood Pressure: Implementation Science in the Community
George Mensah, MD

7:50

Defining a Healthy Healthcare System
Doug Morris, MD

8:10

Quality Assessment in Primary PCI
John Douglas, MD

8:30 Panel Discussion/Q&A
8:50 BREAK AND EXHIBITS
9:10

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Behavioral Economics Applied to the Metabolic Syndrome & Type 2 Diabetes
William Bornstein, M.D.

9:40 

Quality and Value in Secondary Prevention: When will the Pendulum Swing?
Michael Balk, MD

10:00    

Direct Targeting of Inflammation in CVD: Can we be CIRTain?
Arshed Quyyumi, MD

10:20

Panel Discussion/Q&A

10:40

BREAK AND EXHIBITS

11:00

Shifting the Paradigm in Type 2 Diabetes Treatment: The Diabetes Decalogue
Dan Gaita, M.D.

11:20

Using SGLT2 Inhibitors and GLP1-RA to Reduce CV Risk: Novel Insights
Peter Wilson, MD

11:40

Are Heart Failure Medications Needed after Recovery of LVEF?
Byron Williams, MD

12:00

ADJOURNMENT

12:10 pm

OPTIONAL LUNCH ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: How Tweet it is: Social Media for Clinicians
Gina Lundberg, MD
Danny Eapen, MD
Roger Blumenthal, MD
Bryan Wells, MD
Jonathan Kim, MD

Attire for the symposium is business casual and comfortable. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, please bring a sweater or jacket to the educational sessions.

FOCUS:

PREVENTION POTPOURRI
Moderator: Ijeoma Isiadinso, MD

6:30 am SIGN IN, BREAKFAST AND EXHIBITS
7:00

Why is CV Mortality Rising in Men and Women?
Nanette Wenger, MD

7:20

East-West Medicine, Integrative Cardiology and Prevention
Puja Mehta, MD

7:40

MINOCA and SCAD: What, why, and what to do
Gina Lundberg, MD

8:00

CV Prevention in Cancer Survivorship
Susmita Parashar, MD

8:20

Panel Discussion/Q&A

8:40

Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death post-MI
Anand Shah, MD

9:00  

Tertiary Prevention in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
John Douglas MD

9:20

Bridging the Gaps between Guidelines and Care: The Implementation Imperative
George Mensah, M.D.

9:40

Biomarker Risk Scores: Time to Press Go?
Arshed Quyyumi, MD

10:00

Heart Failure Pearls and Possibilities
David Markham, MD

10:20

Exercise & Aging: Controversies in Master Endurance Athletes
Jonathan Kim, MD

10:45

ADJOURNMENT