CME Program Detail

Title: **CANCELLED**21st Century Cardiology: Clinical Updates and Advances
Date: Sat, Mar 21st, 2020
Time: 7:30 am - 1:15 pm
Location: Other

Statement of Need:
Heart disease remains the most common cause of death in men and women in the United States. Remarkable advances in cardiovascular medicine and technology evolve at rapid pace and directly affect clinical guidelines. Physicians and allied health professionals require continuous updates on the most recent guidelines in order to offer their patients innovative treatment. In a busy clinical practice, it can be a challenge to stay abreast with the most recent advances and guidelines. This program will provide physicians and allied health professionals with the latest guidelines that are clinically relevant in cardiovascular medicine. Program attendees will have a unique opportunity to review challenging clinical cases and ask questions in a group setting with a panel of experts.

Target Audience:
Primary care physicians, cardiologists, fellows, residents, medical students, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and all cardiac health care providers.


Dave Ramnauth, MD
Program Chair
Non-Invasive and Clinical Cardiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Nir Uriel, MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Weill Cornell Medicine
Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation

Robert Minutello, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Training Program
Weill Cornell Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catherization Laboratory
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

JoonHyuk Kim, MD, FACC
Attending Cardiac Electrophysiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Alexander Volodarskiy, MD
Non-Invasive Cardiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

Cynthia Pan, MD, FACP, AGSF
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care Medicine
Designated Institution Official (DIO) of Graduate Medical Education (GME)
NewYork-Presbyterian Queens
Disclosures: None


Dave Ramnauth, MD


Terrace on the Park - 52-11 111th Street - Flushing, NY 11368

• Assess preoperative risk for non-cardiac surgery and perioperative management.
• Describe the current options for the advanced heart failure patient.
• Specify indications for transcatheter mitral and aortic valve intervention and appropriate indications for referral to a valve treatment team.
• Discuss the top 5 most relevant clinical trials for atrial fibrillation management in a busy clinical practice.
• Describe the ways in which coronary calcium score, coronary angiogram and coronary fractional flow reserve impact coronary artery disease management.
• Review the role of the palliative care team in the management of the advanced heart failure patient.


7:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.
Joseph T. Cooke, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine
Chairman, Department of Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

David J. Slotwiner, MD, FACC, FHRS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Healthcare Policy and Research, Weill Cornell Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiology; Attending Cardiac Electrophysiologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens

8:15 a.m.
Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation and Management: What Clinicians Need to Know
Dave Ramnauth, MD

8:45 a.m.
Management Options for the Advanced Heart Failure Patient
Nir Uriel, MD, MSc

9:15 a.m.
Current Valvular Heart Disease Management: Mitral and Aortic Disease and Transcatheter Therapeutics
Robert Minutello, MD

9:45 a.m.

10:00 a.m.
Breakout Sessions
1. Echo
2. EP Interactive Case Presentation
3. Non-Invasive Interactive Cases

10:30 a.m.
Top 5 Most Relevant Clinical Trials in Atrial Fibrillation Management: What You Need to Know for A Busy Clinical Practice
JoonHyuk Kim, MD, FACC

11:00 a.m.
The Ways Coronary Calcium Score, Coronary Angiogram and Coronary Fractional Flow Reserve Impact Coronary Artery Disease Management
Alexander Volodarskiy, MD

11:30 a.m.
Palliative Care in the Advanced Heart Failure Patient: A Patient-Centered Approach
Cynthia Pan, MD, FACP, AGSF

12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion / Q&A / Closing Remarks

12:15 p.m.
Hot Buffet Lunch
Prepared by the Terrace On The Park Culinary Team

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NewYork Presbyterian/Queens designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement
The Medical Society of The State of New York relies upon planners and faculty participants in its CME activities to provide educational information that is objective and free of bias. In this spirit and in accordance with the guidelines of MSSNY, CPME and the ACCME, all speakers and planners for CME activities must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity, that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.

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