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19th Annual Meeting: Agenda

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7:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Registration, Breakfast & Posters

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Jacqueline Dawson Dowe, MD, FACC, FASE

8:10 AM – 9:00 AM
Presidential Speaker: Sports Cardiology
Matthew Martinez, MD

9:00 AM – 9:25 AM
Break - Posters and Exhibits

9:25 AM – 10:15 AM
National Speaker: Addressing the Cardiovascular Contribution to Maternal Mortality
Kathryn Lindley, MD
10:15 AM – 10:40 AM
Break - Posters and Exhibits

10:40 AM – 11:00 AM
Honorable Maestro Award
Robert Salley, MD

Robert Salley, MD is a Private Practitioner, Adult and Congenital Cardiothoracic Surgery. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University, and his post-graduate training at the University of South Alabama, Vanderbilt University, the University of Rochester, and Greenlane Hospital in New Zealand.

He has been a member of the St. Joseph Hospital Peer Review Committee since 2008. He has spoken at numerous events and has been published 114 times via abstracts, book chapters, monographs, etc.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Oral Abstract Presentations

11:30 AM – 12:10 PM Lunch, Posters, Exhibitors

11:30 AM – 12:10 PM CVT Lunch
Representative Ruth Ann Palumbo and Annie Sketch, APRN
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11:30 AM – 12:10 PM FIT Lunch
Matthew Sousa, MD; Craig Tucker, MD; Jerry “JR” White, MD; Hisham Hirzallah, MD; Peter Haigh

12:10 PM – 1:00 PM
ACC Speaker: Diversity Panel Session
Edward Childs, MD, Paul Anaya, MD, Jacqueline Dawson Dowe, MD, FACC, FASE, Dinesh Kalra, MD, and Michele Friday, MD

1:00 PM – 1:20 PM
Break with Exhibitors

1:20 PM – 2:40 PM Concurrent Sessions (click titles for more information)

Heart Failure/Transplant
Women's Cardiology / Cardio-Obstetrics
2:40 PM – 3:00 PM
Break with Exhibits

3:00 PM – 4:20 PM Concurrent Sessions (click titles for more information)

Heart Failure/Transplant
Interventional Cardiology
Women's Cardiology / Cardio-Obstetrics
4:20 PM – 4:30 PM
Awards and Prizes

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
FIT Jeopardy
Chair: Steve Leung, MD
5:00 PM
Women in Cardiology Reception