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The Women’s Cardiometabolic Health and Wellness Masterclass

The visionaries at Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC) – inspired by top experts in women’s health – have designed a masterclass to address the challenges in optimizing cardiometabolic health in women across the lifespan. The Women’s Cardiometabolic Health and Wellness Masterclass, led by co-chairs Pam R. Taub, MD and Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS, will explore the significant differences in risk factors, symptom presentation, preventive strategies, and treatment for cardiometabolic diseases in women, as well as important implications for patient care. This interactive educational experience will feature engaging conversations, evidence-based presentations, and clinical insights from renowned experts. The meeting will also provide ample opportunities to connect and network with leading experts in the field.

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“I think that was my most-enjoyed meeting of the year last year! Congratulations on last year and I'm looking forward to this year.”

Christie M. Ballantyne, MD







Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS
Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC, FASPC

We are thrilled to welcome back course co-chairs Dr. Pam R. Taub and Dr. Erin D. Michos for the third annual conference focusing on evidence-based recommendations and best-care strategies in women’s cardiometabolic health. The full course agenda will be released soon, so please stay tuned to CMHC emails and check back regularly for more information

As a critical ally in the pursuit of the latest in cardiometabolic education, CMHC is dedicated to delivering our provider audience the cutting-edge tools and services necessary to improve their practice and boost their clinical skills.

Amanda Salas

Keynote Address

Don’t miss out on the upcoming Women’s Cardiometabolic Health and Wellness event where Amanda Salas will be deliver the keynote address, Unstoppable Resilience: Conquering Adversity by Shifting Mindset. Make sure to register and acquire valuable knowledge about enhancing the health and well-being of your patients.


Jorge E. Silva Enciso, MD
Pamela R. Rama, MD
Fátima Rodriguez, MD, MPH
Payal Kohli, MD
Theodore Abraham, MD
Eugenia Gianos, MD
Chrisandra L. Shufelt, MD
Women’s Health Specialist
Anuradha Lala-Trindade, MD
Rachel M. Bond, MD
Dipti Itchhaporia, MD
Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, MACC, FAHA, FESC
Mohamed A. Eid, MD
Mohamed A. Eid, MD, MPH, MHA
Endocrine, Diabetes and Metabolism
Ramona Master, MD
Internal Medicine
Fatima Stanford
Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, MBA
Obesity Medicine
Vanita R. Aroda, MD
Vanita R. Aroda, MD
Karol E. Watson, MD, PhD
Katherine R. Tuttle, MD, FASN, FACP
Katherine R. Tuttle, MD
Sunny D. Smith, MD
Family Physician
Roxana Mehran, MD
Interventional Cardiologist
Angela Lowenstern, MD
Angela Lowenstern, MD, MHS
Interventional Cardiologist
Emily S. Jungheim, MD, MSCI
Fertility Specialist
Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FESC
Barry H. Greenberg, MD
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD
Matthew J. Budoff, MD
Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Health of Women Before, During, and After Pregnancy: Addressing Disparities to Improve Outcomes
The Menopause Transition & Cardiometabolic Considerations
Panel Discussion – Reflections on Resilience: Insights on Overcoming Professional and Personal Challenges
Lifestyle Changes to Improve Women’s Cardiometabolic Health Across the Age Spectrum: Tips and Pearls
Beyond Lifestyle: Optimizing Long-Term Obesity Management in Women Across the Lifespan
Hypertension and Resistant Hypertension in Women: Dispelling Misconceptions
Dyslipidemia in Women: Advances & Considerations
Heart Failure in Women: Tackling Current Barriers to Improve Outcomes
Taking Charge of CAD and PAD in Women
Women and Chronic Kidney Disease
Managing Type 2 Diabetes in the Era of Cardiometabolic Outcomes Trials

Quotes from the 2022 Masterclass

Our 2022 Women's Health masterclass was a huge success. Here's what our faculty and attendees had to say about it

Christie M. Ballantyne, MDCMHC Chairperson
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“I think that was my most-enjoyed meeting of the year last year! Congratulations on last year and I'm looking forward to this year.”
Mohammed Eid, MDHead of Clinical Development & Medical Affairs, Boehringer Ingelheim
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"The CMHC Women's Health Retreat was such a unique program that brought together a diverse blend of established luminaries and rising stars. It offered an exceptional opportunity for learning about the latest clinical science while organically creating space for networking and exploring mentorship experiences in a friendly, inclusive and well-organized manner. I certainly look forward to being there in subsequent years." 
Kimberly Skelding, MDAssociate Professor, University of Washington
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"This meeting is the trifecta. Phenomenal presentations with incredible data, engaged brilliant faculty/attendees and one of the most beautiful peaceful locations for learning and wellness. A must go meeting!  Information to help patients maintain health and regain health!"
Anu Lala-Trindade, MDAssociate Professor, Mount Sinai
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"This conference was one of a kind, where so many professionals with like-minded interests rooted in evidence-based, integrated cardiovascular health and wellness from diverse backgrounds came together to celebrate each other's successes and learn from each other's experiences. I congratulate CMHC for hosting and organizing!"
Alison Brann, MDCardiology Fellow at UC San Diego Health
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"Feeling grateful and empowered after a weekend learning about women's cardiometabolic health and wellness from so many inspiring leaders on our field. Thank you Dr. Taub and Dr. Michos for an incredible weekend."
Christie M. Ballantyne, MDCMHC Chairperson
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“It was a great meeting. First of all, great science and great clinical education, but also I think it was just fun."
JoAnne Foody, MDChief Medical Officer, Esperion
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"This past weekend I attended the 2022 CMHC's Women's Cardiometabolic Health & Wellness Masterclass, led by Drs. Pam Taub and Erin Michos. It was a pleasure to connect with women who share my passion for advancing women's health & to be among the amazing luminaries."
Petal Elder-Odame, MD, MPHnternist, Boston, MA
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"Thoroughly enjoyed the Women's Cardiometabolic Health & Wellness Masterclass hosted by cardiology trailblazers Drs. Erin Michos and Pam Taub. The incredible speakers calls to action to improve women's cardiovascular health was inspiring."
Amy Kirkham, MDAssistant Professor, University of Toronto
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"I don't know what I've been doing going to conferences in massive over air-conditioned conference centers in large cities all this time. Having a fabulous time at Women's Health Masterclass"
Antoinette Birs, MDChief Cardiology Fellow, UCSD
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"Having a fantastic time at the 2022 CMHC's Women's Cardiometabolic Health & Wellness Masterclass. Feeling motivated and inspired by this incredible group of women and men prioritizing women's CV health and representation."

Wellness Activities

The immersive educational sessions will be balanced with mindful wellness activities to invigorate and rebalance all attendees. Brain breaks, guided meditation, lawn games, and a choose-your-pace 5k in nature are scheduled throughout the weekend; CMHC knows busy clinicians can provide ultimate care when they themselves are equipped with self-care opportunities.

Women’s Health Masterclass

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Event Venue

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa

Attendees of the 2023 Women’s Cardiometabolic Health and Wellness Masterclass are invited to escape to the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, a beach-chic hotel with awe-inspiring views of the Pacific. Located near Doheny State Beach, Dana Point Harbor and Laguna Beach, the resort boasts casual sophistication with 50,000 square feet of meeting space, 378 newly renovated guest rooms, and a restaurant curated by four-time James Beard-nominated chef John Tesar.

At Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, there are many activities to enjoy after the masterclass sessions end. With two outdoor pools, a putting green, a splash zone for kids, bicycle and surfboard rentals, an onsite spa, breathtaking trails for hiking, a 24-hour fitness center, bocce ball, and ping pong, this is a Southern California gem. We can’t wait to see you there! Book by August 1, 2023 for room block pricing.

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