2019 Midwest Women in Cardiology Symposium

2019 Midwest Women in Cardiology Symposium


2019 Midwest Women in Cardiology Symposium


Friday, May 31st
7:00pm: Dinner Presentation: She Looks Like A Cardiologist
Female cardiologists describe their journey to cardiology and their lives as cardiologists to an audience consisting of FITs, residents and students.

Saturday, June 1st
7:30am: Registration and Breakfast

8:00am: Welcome
Khaled M. Ziada, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Governor of KY-ACC

8:15am: Key Note Speaker: Women in Leadership
Claire Duvernoy, MD, FACC, University of Michigan

9:00am: Cardio-Oncology
Tochi Okwuosa, DO, FACC, Rush University

9:30am: Latest in Management of Cardio-Diabetes
Melissa Magwire, CDE, MSN, RN, Kansas City, Missouri

10:00am: Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT):

10:00am   Sonal Chandra, MD, Rush University – HRT the case against (when not to use)

10:15am   Mary Farhi, MD, Rush University – HRT the case for (when to consider)

10:30 – 10:45am: BREAK

10:45am: Building a career in cardiology: negotiating, financial planning and more
Cathie Biga, MSN, RN, Cardiovascular Management of Illinois

11:30am: Wellness and Work- Life Integration
Laxmi Mehta, MD, FACC, FAHA, Ohio State University

12:15 – 1pm: LUNCH BUFFET

1:00pm: Microvascular Disease and Myocardial Ischemia with Non-Obstructive Coronary Atherosclerosis
Gretchen Wells, MD, PhD, FACC, University of Kentucky

1:25pm: Radiation Safety in Pregnancy & in the Cath Lab; what you need to know; ways to mitigate risk
Giselle Baquero, MD, Southern Illinois University of Medicine

1:50pm: Managing Your Brand
Susan Smyth, MD, PhD, FACC, & KY-ACC Staff

2:25pm: Improving Your Digital Presence / Social Media Tips and Tricks
Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS, FACC, University of Nebraska

2:45pm: Unconscious Bias
Arghavan Salles, MD, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine

3:30pm: Adjourn


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and American College of Cardiology Midwest Region. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for physicians and 5.5 contact hours for nurses and 5.5 knowledge-based contact hours for pharmacists. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NOTE to Pharmacists: The only official Statement of Credit is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your certificate within 30 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to CPE Monitor.