Schedule by Topic

Pre-Conference Wednesday October 21

Pre-Conference

Impact of Ethnicity and Race in Cardiometabolic Health:

Implications for Risk Assessment and Management

FDA Update and Keynote Thursday October 22

 

FDA Update and Keynote

Session II Thursday October 22

Session I

Hypertension / Heart Failure / Kidney

Session II Friday October 23

Session II

Dyslipidemia / Atherosclerosis / Thrombosis

Session III Friday October 23

Session III

Diabetes

Session IV Saturday October 24

Session IV

Obesity & Lifestyle

Wednesday, October 21

Pre-Conference

Impact of Ethnicity and Race in Cardiometabolic Health:
Implications for Risk Assessment and Management

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Virtual PME Symposium (Non-CME)
Sponsored by Boehringer-Ingelheim

1:00 - 1:15 PM

Active Stretch Session with NASM-Certified Fitness Instructor Aria Aloi

1:15 - 1:15 PM

Opening Remarks

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD (Chair)

1:15 - 1:35 PM

The Role of Racial, Ethnic, and Social Factors in Cardiometabolic Health: An Overview

Keith C. Ferdinand, MD

1:35 - 1:55 PM

Managing T2D in the Hispanic/Latino Population

A. Enrique Caballero, MD

1:55 - 2:15 PM

Benefits of Combination Medications and Polypills for Hypertension Management in Racial Minorities

Daniel Muñoz, MD, MPA

2:15 - 2:45 PM

Evolving Treatment Paradigms, New Therapies, New Guidelines, But at What Cost?

Deirdre J. Mattina, MD

2:45 - 3:15 PM

Expert Panel Discussion and Audience Q & A

Chair: Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Panel:A. Enrique Caballero, MD; Karol Harshaw-Ellis,DNP; Deirdre J. Mattina, MD; Daniel Muñoz, MD, MPA

3:15 - 3:45 PM

Virtual Exhibit Hall Break

3:45 - 4:45 PM

Primetime CME Symposium
ABC Access To Care Initiative: Overcoming Disparities and Gaps in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Multisupported by educational grants from Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and in partnership with the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc (ABC).
Chair: Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Faculty: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD; Stephen L. Kopecky, MD
Patient Advocate: Chad Gradney

4:45 - 5:05 PM

Do Diabetes Cardiovascular Outcomes Trials Have a Minority Problem?

Leonor Corsino, MD

5:05 - 5:25 PM

The Racial and Ethnic Differences in Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and What They Mean for Your Practice

Carlos J. Rodriguez, MD

5:25 - 5:45 PM

How Should You Counsel Patients Who Live in Food Deserts?

Alanna A. Morris, MD

5:45 - 6:15 PM

Expert Panel Discussion and Audience Q & A

Chair: Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Panel: Leonor Corsino, MD; Karol Harshaw-Ellis,DNP; Alanna A. Morris, MD, MSc; Carlos J. Rodriguez, MD

6:15 - 6:30 PM

Refresh and Recharge Break

6:30 - 7:30 PM

Virtual PME Symposium (Non-CME)

Thursday, October 22

Friday, October 23

Saturday, October 24

Session IV: Obesity & Lifestyle

7:00 - 8:00 AM

Virtual PME Symposium (Non-CME)

8:00 - 8:15 AM

Refresh and Recharge Break

8:15 - 8:15 AM

Opening Remarks

Robert H. Eckel, MD

8:15 - 8:35 AM

Physical Activity and Obesity Management

Holly R. Wyatt, MD

8:35 - 9:05 AM

Nutrition and Cardiometabolic Disease Management

Alice H. Lichtenstein, D.Sc.

9:05 - 10:05 AM

NAFLD/NASH and the Continuum of Cardiometabolic Risk: Implications for Diagnosis & Management
Christos S. Mantzoros, MD, DSc

10:05 - 10:35 AM

Virtual Exhibit Hall Break

10:35 - 10:55 AM

What BMI Should Be Used for Metabolic Surgery?

Supported by an educational grant from Medtronic.

David E. Cummings, MD

10:55 - 11:25 AM

Behavioral Strategies in Obesity Management

Louis J. Aronne, MD

11:25 - 11:45 AM

The Obesity Paradox: Is It Real?

Carl J. Lavie, MD

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Expert Panel Discussion

Chair: Robert H. Eckel, MD
Panel: Louis J. Aronne, MD; David E. Cummings, MD; Carl J. Lavie, MD; Alice H. Lichtenstein, D.Sc.; Holly R. Wyatt, MD

FDA Update and Keynote

7:00 - 8:00 AM

Virtual PME Symposium (Non-CME)

8:00 - 8:15 AM

Coffee Break

8:15 - 9:45 AM

Opening Remarks & FDA Update and Late Breaking Trials

Chair: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Panel: Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH; Robert H. Eckel, MD; Keith C. Ferdinand, MD; Anne L. Peters

9:45 - 10:15 AM

Keynote
Evolving Paradigms in Cardiovascular Research and Care: Reflections and Perspectives

Eugene BraunwaldEugene Braunwald, MD

10:15 - 10:45 AM

Virtual Exhibit Hall Break

10:45 - 11:45 AM

Primetime CME Symposium
The Challenge of Chronic Hyperkalemia in Cardiometabolic Patients: Advances and Opportunities

Chair: Matthew R. Weir, MD

Faculty: Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA; Ileana L. Piña, MD

Supported by an educational grant from Relypsa, Inc.

SESSION I: Hypertension/Heart Failure/Kidney

11:45 - 11:50 AM

Opening Remarks

George L. Bakris, MD

11:50 AM - 12:10 PM

Understanding How to Interpret Signals from the Kidney When BP Is Controlled

George L. Bakris, MD

12:10 - 12:25 PM

Refresh and Recharge Break

12:25 - 1:25 PM

Virtual PME Symposium (Non-CME)
Sponsored by Novartis

1:25 - 1:40 PM

Active Stretch Session with NASM-Certified Fitness Instructor Aria Aloi

1:40 - 2:00 PM

Hypertension and Sleep Disorders

Virend K. Somers, MD, PhD

2:00 - 2:20 PM

From Bench to Bedside: Understanding Kidney Signals in the Setting of a Failing Heart

John C. Burnett Jr., MD

2:20 - 2:50 PM

Virtual Exhibit Hall Break

2:50 - 3:50 PM

Primetime CME Symposium

Tackling Diabetic Kidney Disease Progression: Challenges, Advances, and Novel Approaches

Chair: George L. Bakris, MD

Faculty: Rajiv Agarwal, MD; Janet B. McGill, MD

Supported by an educational grant from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

3:50 - 4:20 PM

Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis: An Underestimated Cause of HF

Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc, MACP

4:20 - 5:05 PM

Challenging Cardio-Renal Cases & Panel Discussion

Chair: George L. Bakris, MD
Panel: John C. Burnett Jr., MD; Virend K. Somers, MD, PhD; Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc, MACP

5:05 - 5:20 PM

Refresh and Recharge Break

5:20 - 6:20 PM

Virtual PME Symposium (non-CME)
Sponsored by Amarin Pharma, Inc.

Session II: Dyslipidemia/Atherosclerosis/Thrombosis

7:00 - 8:00 AM

Virtual PME Symposium (Non-CME)

8:00 - 8:15 AM

Coffee Break

8:15 - 8:15 AM

Opening Remarks

Christie M. Ballantyne, MD

8:15 - 8:45 AM

Updates on the Role of Inflammation in CVD Risk

Paul M. Ridker, MD

8:45 - 9:45 AM

Primetime CME Symposium
The Evolving Landscape of LDL-C Reduction: Novel Therapies and Approaches
Supported by an educational grant from Esperion Therapeutics, Inc
Chair: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Faculty: Pam R. Taub, MD; Salim S. Virani, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA

9:45 - 10:15 AM

Virtual Exhibit Hall Break

10:15 - 10:45 AM

How Should High Lp(a) Levels Be Addressed?

Patrick M. Moriarty, MD

10:45 - 11:45 AM

Challenging Lipid Management Cases & Panel Discussion

Chair: Christie M. Ballantyne, MD
Panel: Patrick M. Moriarty, MD; Pamela B. Morris, MD; Paul M. Ridker, MD

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Refresh and Recharge

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Virtual PME Symposium (non-CME)
Sponsored by Boehringer-Ingelheim

1:00 - 1:15 PM

Active Stretch Session with NASM-Certified Fitness Instructor Aria Aloi

Session III: Diabetes

1:15 - 1:20 PM

Opening Remarks

Anne L. Peters, MD

1:20 - 1:50 PM

Insulin Resistance: A 2020 Update

1:50 - 2:50 PM

Primetime CME Symposium
Preventing Cardiovascular Events in High-Risk Diabetes Patients with CAD: New Insights and Developments
Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca
Chair: Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH
Faculty: Lawrence A. Leiter MD; P. Gabriel Steg, MD

2:50 - 3:20 PM

Emerging Targets in Diabetes Treatment: What Dual Agent Should Be Developed?

Kathleen M. Dungan, MD, MPH

3:20 - 3:50 PM

Virtual Exhibit Hall Break

3:50 - 4:20 PM

Expert Perspective: Disparities in Diabetes Guidelines

Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD

4:20 - 5:20 PM

Multi-disciplinary Cases in T2D and Expert Panel Discussion

Chair: Anne L. Peters, MD
Panel: Kathleen M. Dungan, MD, MPH; Robert H. Eckel, MD; Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD

5:20 - 5:35 PM

Refresh and Recharge

5:35 - 6:35 PM

Virtual PME Symposium (Non-CME)