2014 CMHC - 16 CME Symposia

Thursday - Friday - Saturday - View Program Agenda

Participate in your choice of 16 CME symposia held each day of the Congress. Symposia include meals or refreshments and are ticketed events that fill up quickly. Register for the CMHC today to sign up for these value-added CME/CE activities-at no additional cost!

Thursday, October 23, 2014 · CME Breakfast Symposia

6:15am - 7:45am CME Breakfast Symposium A
The Triglycerides Conundrum: Practical Clinical Guidance for Reducing Residual CV Risk
Supported by an educational grant from Amarin Pharma, Inc.
Harold E. Bays (Chair)
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Eliot A. Brinton, MD
6:15am - 7:45am CME Breakfast Symposium B
Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cardiometabolic Disease
Sponsored by the American College of Cardiology in collaboration with the National Minority Quality Forum and the Association of Black Cardiologists | Supported in part by educational grants from Arbor Pharmaceuticals and Merck & Co.
Laurence Sperling, MD (Chair)
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
JoAnne M. Foody, MD
Kris Vijay, MD

Thursday, October 23, 2014 · CME Lunch Symposia

12:45pm - 2:15pm CME Lunch Symposium A
Obesity Management 2014: New Perspectives and Therapeutic Options for a Growing Problem
Supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc.
Robert H. Eckel, MD (Chair)
Jamy D. Ard, MD
George A. Bray, MD
Michael D. Jensen, MD
12:45pm - 2:15pm CME Lunch Symposium B
Closing the Gaps in the Continuum of Care for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes: Implications for Optimal Antiplatelet Use
Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH (Chair)
Jeffrey L. Anderson, MD
Robert A. Harrington, MD
P. Gabriel Steg, MD
12:45pm - 2:15pm CME Lunch Symposium C
Evolving Strategies for LDL-Lowering: Novel Targets and Treatments For CVD Risk Reduction
Supported by an educational grant from Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Terry A. Jacobson, MD (Chair)
Eliot A. Brinton, MD
Sekar Kathiresan, MD
Evan A. Stein, MD, PhD

Thursday, October 23, 2014 · CME Dinner Symposia

7:00pm - 9:00pm CME Dinner Symposium A
The Wide Spectrum of Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Discovering Your Highest Risk Patients and Optimizing Treatment
Supported by educational grants from Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Genzyme, A SANOFI COMPANY | Endorsed by The FH Foundation
Seth J. Baum, MD (Chair)
Catherine Davis Ahmed
Sarah de Ferranti, MD, MPH
Patrick M. Moriarty, MD
Pamela B. Morris, MD
Scott Radabaugh
7:00pm - 9:00pm CME Dinner Symposium B
Novel and Emerging Combinations to Achieve Glycemic Control and Reduce Cardiometabolic Risk: A Focus on Incretin-Based Therapy and SGLT2 Inhibitors
Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca
George L. Bakris, MD (Chair)
Mark E. Molitch, MD
Sunder Mudaliar, MD
Richard E. Pratley, MD

Friday, October 24, 2014 · CME Breakfast Symposia

6:15am - 7:45am CME Breakfast Symposium A
Optimizing Antihypertensive Therapies in High-Risk and Difficult-to-Treat Patients with Hypertension
Supported by an educational grant from Forest Laboratories, Inc.
George L. Bakris, MD (Chair)
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Thomas Giles, MD
Michael A. Weber, MD
6:15am - 7:45am CME Breakfast Symposium B
Innovations in GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy: Individualized Treatment Strategies to Overcome Barriers and Reduce Cardiometabolic Risk in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Supported by an educational grant from Lilly USA, LLC
John B. Buse, MD, PhD (Chair)
Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD
Richard E. Pratley, MD
6:15am - 7:45am CME Breakfast Symposium C
New Targets and Treatments for LDL Lowering:
Role of PCSK9 Inhibitors
Supported by an educational grant from Amgen
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD (Chair)
Michael H. Davidson, MD
Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH
James A. Underberg, MD

Friday, October 24, 2014 · CME Lunch Symposia

12:30pm - 2:00pm CME Lunch Symposium A
Triglyceride and Mixed Dyslipidemia Management:
The Changing Landscape of CV Risk Reduction
Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca
Christie M. Ballantyne, MD (Chair)
Terry A. Jacobson, MD
Michael Miller, MD
Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH
12:30pm - 2:00pm CME Lunch Symposium B
New Frontiers in Obesity Management:
Advances in Neurobiological Treatment Strategies
Supported by an educational grant from
Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., US Region and
Orexigen
Caroline M. Apovian, MD (Chair)
Louis J. Aronne, MD
Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD
Joshua Thaler, MD, PhD
12:30pm - 2:00pm CME Lunch Symposium C
Individualizing Therapy in Patients with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: Managing the Full Spectrum of Comorbidities and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
Supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc.
JoAnne M. Foody, MD (Chair)
Suzanne V. Arnold, MD
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH
Peter H. Stone, MD

Friday, October 24, 2014 · CME Dinner Symposia

7:00pm - 9:00pm CME Dinner Symposium A
Improving Awareness and Outcomes in Lipodystrophy Syndromes:
Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, and Evolving Therapeutic Strategies
Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca | Endorsed by Lipodystrophy United
Abhimanyu Garg, MD (Chair)
Rebecca J. Brown, MD
Elif A. Oral, MD
Andra Stratton
7:00pm - 9:00pm CME Dinner Symposium B
Integrated Management of the Complexities of Cardiometabolic Diseases: A Patient-Centric Team Approach
Supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.
Lawrence Blonde, MD (Chair)
Honey E. East, MD
Martha M. Funnell, MS, RN, CDE
Daniel M. Riche, PharmD

Saturday, October 25, 2014 · CME Breakfast Symposium

6:15am - 7:45am CME Breakfast Symposium
Overcoming Obstacles in Obesity Management:
New Tools, Techniques, and Treatment Strategies
Supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc.
Louis J. Aronne, MD (Chair)
Caroline M. Apovian, MD
Harold E. Bays, MD
Thomas A. Wadden, PhD