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2020 Oregon Cardiovascular Symposium Speakers

As presentations are received from presenters, they will be uploaded to this site and downloadable by you.

Friday, April 17, 2020


Independent CME Activity - Redefining the Role of Cardiologists in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes: Best Practices for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction

Speakers: Darren McGuire, MD, MHSc - UT Southwestern; Julio Rosenstock, MD - Dallas Diabetes Center



Session #1 - Keto, Paleo, Fasting - Oh My? Navigating the Evidence for a Cardioprotective Diet

Speaker: Tracy Severson, RD, LD - OHSU


Session #2 - Shared Decision Making in the Treatment of Cardiac Disease

Speaker: Dan Matlock, MD, MPH - University of Colorado


Session #3 - Novel Strategies Screening for CVD - Genetics, Biomarkers, Imaging, etc.

Speaker: James de Lemos, MD, PhD - UT Southwestern


Independent CME Activity - Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Coronary Artery Disease: New Guidelines and Beyond

Speaker: L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS - Duke University


Session #4- High Sensitivity Troponin, Type 2 NSTEMI, and the Everchanging Definition of Myocardial Infarctions 

Speaker: James de Lemos, MD, PhD - UT Southwestern


Session #5 - Intersection of Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Therapy - How to Best Manage Patients Who Need Both?

Speaker: L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS - Duke University


Session #6 - The Tricuspid Valve - Current Therapies and Updates on Tricuspid Valve Management

Speaker: Vinod Thourani, MD, FACS, FACC - Piedmont Heart Institute

Saturday, April 18, 2020


Independent CME Activity - Mastering the Art of Prior Authorization to Improve Patient Access to PCSK9 Inhibitors

Speaker: James Underberg, MS, MD, FACPM, FACP, FNLA - NYU Langone Health


Session #7 - Low and Moderate Risk Severe Aortic Stenosis - How to Develop a 20 - 30 Year Plan - TAVR, SAVR, and Valve in Valve Treatment Strategies

Speaker: Vinod Thourani, MD, FACS, FACC - Piedmont Heart Institute


Session #8 - Role of Biomarkers and Imaging in CVD Prevention

Speaker: Michael Shapiro, DO, FACC - Wake Forest University


Session #9 - Advanced Heart Failure - When to Refer for Advanced Therapies and When to Refer to Hospice

Speaker: James Fang, MD - University of Utah


Session #10 - Fellows Case Studies - Three Unique CV Cases

Speakers: Fellows from OHSU and Samaritan 


Session #11 - Top 10 Clinical Pearls in Treating Heart Failure

Speaker: James Fang, MD - University of Utah


Session #12 - Surgical and Interventional Left Atrial Appendage Closure - Are We Sure This is Beneficial?

Speaker: Matthew Brennan, MD, MPH - Duke University


Session #13 - Hypertension Guidelines - Debating the Goals

Speaker: Matthew Sorrentino, MD, FACC, FAHA - University of Chicago



Session #14 - Combining Anatomic and Functional Information in the Assessment of CAD - Coronary CTA with Fractional Flow Reserve

Speaker: Maros Ferencik, MD, PhD - OHSU



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