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Agenda

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Friday May 7, 2021

12:50 PM EST
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1:00 - 1:50 PM EST
ACCREDITED SYMPOSIUM - The New Frontier: Worsening Heart Failure as a Target for Therapy
Justin Ezekowitz, MD (Chair)
Anique Ducharme, MD
Jonathan Howlett, MD

PLENARY SESSION #1:

A NEW ERA FOR HEART FAILURE
CO-CHAIRS:
Jonathan Howlett, MD
Serge Lepage, MD
2:00 PM EST
Congress Opening & Plenary Introductions
Jonathan Howlett, MD
Serge Lepage, MD
2:15 PM
New HF Guidelines for a New Era
Michael McDonald, MD
2:30 PM
Treating HFrEF: What Comes After the Big Four?
Nadia Giannetti, MD
2:45 PM
In-Hospital HF Management
Lisa Mielniczuk, MD
3:00 PM
Something in the Air: Environmental Effects Upon the Failing Heart
Deepak Bhatt, MD
3:15 PM
Q&A and Panel Discussion
3:35 PM
Break
3:50 - 4:05 PM
Corridor Consults (unaccredited) – Choose to attend one of our engaging faculty-led sessions featuring the latest HF topics (Details TBA)

WORKSHOPS – Choose one to attend

4:10 - 4:50 PM
1. POCUS in HF: Back by Popular Demand
Ryan Davey, MD
Sharon Mulvagh, MD
4:10 - 4:50 PM
2. Guide to Drug Withdrawal in HFrecEF
Abhinav Sharma, MD
4:10 - 4:50 PM
3. Identifying Frailty in HF and Why it Matters
Jonathan Afilalo, MD
4:10 - 4:50 PM
4. Optimizing HF and Device Therapy After Cardiac Device Implantation
Kiran Sidhu, MD
4:50 PM
Break
5:00 - 5:50 PM
Symposia (unaccredited) – Choose one of the two to attend. Details TBA.

PLENARY SESSION #2:

CHFS & JACC: Heart Failure (JACC: HF) Joint Plenary Session
NOVEL CONCEPTS IN HEART FAILURE THERAPY
CO-CHAIRS:
Justin Ezekowitz, MBBCh (Vice-President, CHFS)
JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD (Deputy Editor, JACC: HF)
6:00 PM
Plenary Opening Remarks & Introductions
Justin Ezekowitz, MBBCh
JoAnn Lindenfeld, MD
6:05 PM
JACC HF: Great HF Papers of the Past Year
Christopher O’Connor, MD (JACC: HF)
6:20 PM
Control of Atrial Rate and Rhythm in 2021
Jason Andrade, MD
6:35 PM
Current and Future Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Diagnosis of HF
Carolyn Lam, MD
6:50 PM
Special Imaging for Special Cardiomyopathies
Robert Beanlands, MD
7:05 PM
Q&A and Panel Discussion
7:25 PM
Day 1 Closing Remarks
7:35 - 7:50 PM
Corridor Consults (unaccredited) – Attend an engaging faculty-led session featuring a current HF topic (Details TBA)
7:55 - 8:15 PM
Day 1 Highlights From Our Co-Chairs
Jonathan Howlett, MD
Serge Lepage, MD
Shelley Zieroth, MD

Saturday May 8, 2021

9:20 AM EST
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Choose to attend PLENARY SESSION #3 or ACUTE HF TRACK

PLENARY SESSION #3:

CHFS & Heart Failure Association of ESC (HFA) Joint Plenary Session
TREATMENT FOR ALL EJECTION FRACTIONS
Shelley Zieroth, MD
Andrew Coats, MD (President, HFA)
9:30 AM EST
Plenary Opening Remarks & Introductions
Shelley Zieroth, MD
Andrew Coats, MD
9:45 AM
Five Things to Know About Diagnosis of HFpEF
Gianluigi Savarese, MD (HFA)
10:00 AM
Five Things to Know About Treatment of HFpEF
Scott Soloman, MD
10:15 AM
Is It Prime Time for IV Iron?
Eileen O’Meara, MD
10:30 AM
Emerging Alternatives for Decongesting HF
Petar Seferovic, MD (HFA)
10:45 AM
Q&A and Panel Discussion

ACUTE HF TRACK

Richard Choi, MD
James Eisner, MD
9:30 AM
Opening Remarks & Introductions
Richard Choi, MD
James Eisner, MD
9:45 AM
Treatment of the Diuretic Resistant Patient with Acute HF
Stephanie Poon, MD
10:00 AM
Dyspnea NYD: Pulmonary or Cardiac and What to do Next
Michael Heffernan, MD
10:15 AM
Which Elderly Patients Can Be Considered for Inotropic Therapy
Phyllis Billia, MD
10:30 AM
Should We Integrate New HF Drugs During In-Hospital Care?
Anil Gupta, MD
10:45 AM
Q&A and Panel Discussion
11:05 AM
Break
11:20 - 11:35 AM
Corridor Consults (unaccredited) – Choose to attend one of our engaging faculty-led sessions featuring the latest HF topics (Details TBA)

WORKSHOPS – Choose one to attend

11:40 AM - 12:20 PM
1. A Shared Decision-Making Approach to Goals of Care
Caroline McGuinty, MD
11:40 AM - 12:20 PM
2. Practical Approach to HF Medication
Rodolfo Pike, NP
Nadia Thomson, NP
11:40 AM - 12:20 PM
3. Virtual HF Monitoring
Patrice Lindsay, RN, PhD
(Heart & Stroke)
Mary O’Sullivan, RN
11:40 AM - 12:20 PM
4. L'échocardiograpie cez l'insuffisant cardiaque: paramètres au-delà de la FEVG
Catherine Bourque, MD
12:20 PM
Break
12:20 - 12:35 PM
Faits saillants de la première journée avec notre coprésident
Serge Lepage, MD
12:35 - 1:25 PM
ACCREDITED SYMPOSIUM - Launching the Moonshot for Heart Failure: Travelling Towards the Totality of Evidence Together
Shelley Zieroth, MD (Chair)
Javed Butler, MD
Jackie Ratz (HeartLife)

PLENARY SESSION #4:

CHFS & Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) Joint Plenary Session
HEART FAILURE IN MULTISYSTEM DISEASE
Anique Ducharme, MD
(President, CHFS)
Nancy Albert, RN, PhD
(President, HFSA)
TRADUCTION EN DIRECT EN FRANÇAIS DISPONIBLE
1:35 PM
Plenary Opening Remarks & Introductions
Anique Ducharme, MD
Nancy Albert, RN, PhD
1:40 PM
Next Door Neighbor: The Liver in HF
TBA
1:55 PM
Cardiodiabetes in 2021
Subodh Verma, MD
2:10 PM
Percutaneous Treatment of AV Valve Regurgitation
Neil Fam, MD
2:25 PM
Cancer as a Precursor to HF
Ronald Witteles, MD (HFSA)
2:40 PM
Q&A and Panel Discussion
3:00 PM
Congress Closing Remarks
Shelley Zieroth, MD
3:10 - 3:25 PM
Corridor Consults (unaccredited) – Choose to attend one of our engaging faculty-led sessions featuring the latest HF topics (Details TBA)

WORKSHOPS – Choose one to attend

3:30 - 4:10 PM
1. Effects of Non-CV Drugs on the Heart
Ricky Turgeon, PharmD
3:30 - 4:10 PM
2. How to Involve QA In Hospital HF Care
Robert McKelvie, MD
3:30 - 4:10 PM
3. CCS/CHFS Heart Failure Guidelines - Evidence to Support Innovation in Practice
Sean Virani, MD
3:30 - 4:10 PM
4. Lignes directrices de la SCC et de la SCIC sur l’insuffisance cardiaque- Preuves soutenant l’innovation dans la pratique
Eileen O’Meara, MD
3:30 - 4:10 PM
5. What Has ISCHEMIA Taught Us About Coronary Revascularization for HFrEF
Robert Miller, MD
4:15 - 4:35 PM
Day 2 Highlights From Our Co-Chairs
Jonathan Howlett, MD
Serge Lepage, MD
Shelley Zieroth, MD

 

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