14th Annual Hot Topics in Cardiology

14th Annual Hot Topics in Cardiology

in conjunction with the 20th Annual UBC Respiratory Medicine Update #CPDheartlung

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Family Physicians, Internists, Cardiologists, Hospitalists, Nurses, Residents & Students

The Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Rd
Richmond BC
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Overview

This 1-day annual conference hosted by the UBC Division of Cardiology will provide an update on key aspects of management of cardiovascular disease, with an emphasis on what’s new in the field relevant to the care of patients with cardiovascular disease. This annual update has had consistent high reviews from attendees for its high quality, unbiased, comprehensive program.

This conference is run concurrently with the 20th Annual UBC Respiratory Medicine UpdateYou are welcome to attend plenary sessions of either conference should the topics be of interest to you. 

Agenda

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Sat, Feb 17, 2018

0800  Breakfast & Registration 
0830  Welcome & Opening Remarks Drs. Krish Ramanathan & Matthew Bennett
"Atherosclerosis"
0835  Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis Dr. Graham Wong
0905  The Basics of Risk Assessment Dr. Carolyn Taylor
0935  ASA for Prevention - Does it Really Do Anything? Dr. Victor F. Huckell
1005  Question Period
1015  Refreshment Break & Exhibits
"Risk Factor Modification" 
1030   High Risk ACSVD Dr. Christopher Fordyce
1100   Emerging Approaches to the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: CV Protection Dr. John Mancini
1130   Life After the SPRINT Trial  Dr. Krish Ramanathan
1200   Five Trials that Changed My Practice in 2017 Dr. Kenneth Gin
1230   Question Period
1240   Lunch (provided) & Exhibits
1340   Concurrent Workshops: run twice
1 Contemporary Approaches to Heart Failure  p EF  Dr. Mustafa Toma
2 Contemporary Approaches to Heart Failure  r EF   Dr. Sean Virani
1425   Travel time to next workshop
1430   Workshops repeat
1515   Refreshment Break & Exhibits
1530   Approach to Patients with Palpitations Dr. Matthew Bennett
1600   Novel CV Techniques (LAA closure, Mitral Clip) Drs. Jacqueline Saw & Robert Boone
1630   Triple Anti-Thrombotic Therapy Dr. Mounir Riahi
1700   Case Reviews Drs. Krish Ramanathan & Matthew Bennett
1720   Evaluations & Course Wrap-Up
1730   Conference ends

Key Speakers

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2018 Hot Topics in Cardiology Committee and Faculty

2018 Planning Committee

Matthew Bennett, MD, BSc, FRCPC. Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC (Conference Co-Chair)

Kenneth Gin, MD, FRCPC, FACP. Head, Div of Cardiology, VGH; Clinical Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Victor F. Huckell, MD, FRCPC, FESC. Clinical Cardiologist, VGH; Clinical Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Andrew Krahn, MD, FRCPC, FHRS. Professor & Head, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Adi Mudaliar, MD, CCFP. Family Physician, Vancouver, BC

Krishnan Ramanathan, MD, FRCPC. Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, St. Paul's Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC (Conference Co-Chair)

Graham Wong, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FACC. Clinical Director, Coronary Care Unit, VGH; Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

2018 Faculty

Matthew Bennett, MD, BSc, FRCPC. Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC (Conference Co-Chair)

Robert Boone, MD. Interventional Cardiologist, St. Paul’s Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Christopher Fordyce, MD. Associate Head, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Vancouver General Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Kenneth Gin, MD, FRCPC, FACP. Head, Div of Cardiology, VGH; Clinical Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Victor F. Huckell, MD, FRCPC, FESC. Clinical Cardiologist, VGH; Clinical Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

John Mancini, MD, FRCPC, FACC.  Director, Cardiovasuclar Imaging Research Core Laboratory (CIRCL); Clinical Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Krishnan Ramanathan, MD, FRCPC. Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, St. Paul's Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC (Conference Co-Chair)

Mounir Riahi, MD, MPH. Interventional Cardiologist, St. Paul’s Hospital; Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Jacqueline Saw, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FSCAI. Interventional Cardiologist and Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program, Vancouver General Hospital; Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Carolyn Taylor, MD, MPH. Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention, UBC

Mustafa Toma, MD, MSc, FRCPC. Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Sean Virani, MD, MSc, MPH, FRCPC. Regional Director, Heart Failure Services, Vancouver Coastal Health, Providence Health Care; Clinical Assistant Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Graham Wong, MD, MPH, FRCPC, FACC. Clinical Director, Coronary Care Unit, VGH; Clinical Associate Professor, Div of Cardiology, UBC

Cost

ONLINE RATES
 
Physicians by Feb 6: $229
Physician after Feb 6: $259
 
Allied Health by Feb 6: $229
Allied Health after Feb 6: $259
 
Residents & Students: $99
*Residents/Students must provide proof of status on-site.
Cancellations and Refunds

Accommodation

The Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Rd
Richmond  British Columbia  V6X
Canada

Special rates starting @ $139 CDN/night.
Quote: “Heart and Lung Conference” at time of booking. Reservation deadline is Tues, Jan 16. Rooms and rates are based on availability. Confirmed rooms cancelled within 48 hours of arrival will be charged a cancellation fee of one night’s room and tax. Check-in time is 3:00 pm and checkout time is 12:00 pm.

COMPLIMENTARY parking is available to all conference attendees on the conference date.

T: 604.276.8181

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