Thank you for attending the 2016 CardioVascular Symosium. This interactive agenda will allow you to access a pdf of the speaker's presentations by clicking on the title of each of them.
Note: All presentations will be posted by Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, and remain accessible until May 1, 2017. Please download the pdf files prior to the conference. There is free wi-fi, however, bandwidth is limited in the ballroom.
Parking: Free valet parking is available or you may self-park in the La Paloma garage/lots.
Please remember to complete the required surveys. The pre/post test survey is on your table.
You will receive an email from Survey Monkey this afternoon with a link to the required CME outcome and feedback survey. Please respond to complete your requirements.
7:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 Welcome - Karen Mlawsky, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Tucson Medical Center
Opening Remarks - Luis R. Leon, M.D., Vascular Symposium Director
8:15 Contemporary Management of Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis: Clinical Practice Guidelines of the Society for Vascular Surgery & the American Venous Forum
Mark Meissner, M.D., University of Washington Professor of Surgery Specializing in Vascular Surgery
9:05 Is There a Benefit of a Dedicated Hospital-Based, Wound Care Center in the Management of Cardiovascular Patients? – M. Lavor, M.D.
9:25 Current Concepts in the Management of Superficial Vein Incompetence – N. Labropoulos, M.D.
9:45 Stroke – C. Rucker, M.D.
10:25 Hospital-Physician Partnership inthe Care of the Vascular Patient – M. Namanny, D.O.
10:45 What is the Rational Behind the Use of Drug-Coated Technology in the Management of PAD? – L. Lucas, M.D.
11:05 Panel Discussion
12:20 Are TMC Cardiovascular Patients Exposed to the Latest, Up-to-Date Technology in the Field? – L. Leon, M.D.
12:45 What is the Current Role of Open Heart Surgery in the Management of the Cardiac Patient? – R. Bose, M.D.
1:05 Advances with Atrial Fibrillation Management – D. Peress, M.D./L. Faitelson, M.D.
1:40 Atypical Presentations of Cardiovascular Disease by Women and Diabetics – B. Skeif, M.D.
2:00 Innovations and New Horizons in Structural Heart Disease – T. Waggoner, D.O.
2:40 A 101 Analysis of the Financial Aspects of Cardiovascular Care – J. Pacanowski, M.D.
3:00 Lifestyle Modification vs. Drug/Medication Culture in Cardiac Care – S. Tirrito, M.D.
3:20 Medical Management of CHF & the Keys to Avoiding Re-admissions – S. Ramirez, M.D.
3:40 Panel Discussion
4:00 Nutrition, Health & Happiness – The Intricate Connection Between Food and the Gut and Brain
Andrew Weil, M.D., Founder and Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
4:45 Raffle Drawing – Anita Bach, R.T. (R), MHA and Roxanne Lee, RN, BSN, Symposium Planning Coordinators
Closing Remarks – Gulshan Sethi, M.D., Cardiac Symposium Director
5-6:00 Thank You Reception – Patio Area
5:30 TMC CardioVascular Symposium 5K Run/Walk