Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds for Cardiovascular Medicine are held on Fridays at 8:00 a.m. in the East Campus Office Building (ECOB), La Jolla, Conference Room 1-001. See below for the schedule. Contact Margo Relaford, 858-657-5328, with any questions. To be added to the grand rounds email list please contact Margo Relaford.

November 2016

   Michael Lee                                         November 4, 2016

"New Approaches in the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease: Evolution of Coronary Artery Stents and Scaffolding Devices" 

Michael S. Lee, MD, FACC, FSCCAI
Interventional Cardiologist 
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of Interventional Cardiology Research 
UCLA Medical Center  
   
November 11, 2016 - CANCELED 
 

 November 18, 2016

"Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction"


Barry Borlaug, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Circulatory Failure Research                                          
Mayo Clinic
   
  November 25, 2016 - CANCELED
Thanksgiving Holiday! Gobble, Gobble!
   

 December 2, 2016

"Perioperative Echocardiography: Past, Present, and Future"


Timothy Maus, MD, FASE
Associate Clinical Professor,
Director of Perioperative Echocardiography, UCSD

October 2016

     October 7, 2016

"Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease"

Jia Shen, MD, MPH

Cardiovascular Research Fellow
Emory University School of Medicine 
 
 Karen Christman    October 14, 2016

"Injectable Biomaterials for Treating MI and PAD"

Karen Christman, PhD 
Department of Bioengineering, UCSD
Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine 
 

Robert Roberts
   October 21, 2016

"Genetics - Its Role in the Prevention and Treatment of CAD"

Robert Roberts, MD, FRCPC, FRSM, MACC, FAHA, FESC, FRSC, LLD (Hon.) 
Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona
Chair of International Society of Cardiovascular Translational Research (ISCR) 
 

Jorge Silva Enciso
  October 28, 2016 

"When the Levee Breaks: Manageing the Watershed Ventricle"

Jorge Silva Enciso, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Heart Failure Transplant Cardiology 
UCSD Cardiovascular Medicine 
     
   

September 2016


Matthew Budoff 
 
September 9, 2016

"Cardiac CT in 2016"

Matthew Budoff, MD
Professor of Medicine, UCLA
Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology 
Program Director, Division of Cardiology
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute  
 
     September 16, 2016

"Statin use in HOPE of primary prevention of cardiovascular disease"

Calvin Yeang, MD & Mike Wilkinson, MD
Cardiovascular Disease Fellows
UCSD
 
     September 23, 2016

"Acute Heart Failure: Will we Ever Improve Outcomes"


Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA

Professor of Medicine and Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
Director, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Co-Director,
Heart Institute Stony Brook University 
Deputy Chief Science Officer, American Heart Association 
 
 
Rachel Lampert
  September 30, 2016

"Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Athlete" 

Rachel Lampert, MD
Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine 

 

   
 

   

     
   

June 2016

     June 3, 2016

"Emergency PCI in Resuscitated Our-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest" 

Noel Lee,MD
Isac Thomas, MD
Cardiovascular Disease Fellows
UCSD
 
Jenny Papazian
  June 10, 2016

"A guide for the Diagnosis and Management of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection" 

Jenny Papazian, MD
Cardiovascular Disease Fellow
UCSD
     
 
Tina Baykaner
   June 17, 2016

"Atrial Fibrillation: The Dark Side"

Tina Baykaner, MD, MPH
Cardiovascular Disease Fellow
UCSD

     

Gregory Marcus
   June 24, 2016

"Mechanisms of Atrial Fibrillation Gleaned from Clinical Research" 

Gregory Marcus, MD
Director of Clinical Research, Division of Cardiology,
Endowed Professor of Atrial Fibrillation Research, 
University of California San Francisco 

May 2016



  May 6, 2016 *7:30AM-8:30AM*

"Treatment of Type B Dissection"

Eugene Golts, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
UCSD & VA Medical Center, San Diego, CA
     

   May 13, 2016

"Defining Value in the Cardiac Cath Lab"

Kirk Garratt, MD

Professor of Medicine,
Hofstra University Medical College
Professor, Jefferson University 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College 
     
 Gordon Ho    May 20, 2016

"Harnessing the Power of Supercomputing to Advance Our Understanding and Therapies of Arrhythmia Mechanisms" 

Gordon Ho, MD
Cardiovascular Disease Fellow
UCSD
     

David Cork 
 
May 27, 2016

"TAVR: A Rapid Review of the Evolving Indications and Technology"

David Cork, MD
Cardiovascular Disease Fellow,
UCSD
     

April 2016


   April 1, 2016 *GOLDBERG auditorium 7:30am - 8:30am*

"Advanced Cardiovascular MEchanical & Biologic Reconstructive Technologies" 

Joseph Woo, MD
Norman E. Shumway Professor and Chair
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery 
Stanford University 
     

   April 8th, 2016

"Breaking Down Cell~Cell Connections to Unravel New Insights in Arrhythmogenic Heart Disease"

Farah Sheikh, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine 
UCSD
     

   April 15, 2016

"Cardiac Amyloidosis: Often Overlooked but Treatable" 

Matthew Maurer, MD
Arnold and Arlene Goldstein Professor of Cardiology
Columbia University Medical Center

     
     April 22, 2016

"Women and Ischemia Heart Disease: Update from the WISE Study" 

C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC, FAHA
Women's Guild Endowed Chair in Women's Health 
Director, Barbara Streisand Women's Heart Center
Director, Preventive Cardiac Center
Professor of Medicine 
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
     

 
   April 29, 2016

"Back Into the Future: Medical Therapy of Heart Failure in 2016 and Beyond" 

Barry Greenberg, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine 
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program
UCSD

March 2016


 
  March 4, 2016 7
*TIME CHANGE: 7:30AM - 8:30AM*
* LOCATION CHANGE: Goldberg Auditorium, Moores Cancer Center 2nd Floor* 


"Reflections on Pulselessness....Contemporary Theories on Mechanical Circulatory Support"

Mandeep Mehra, MD

Medical Director, Brigham and Woman's Hospital
Heart and Vascular Center 
 
       
    March 11, 2016

JOURNAL CLUB

Topic: CREST, ACT1, & The Management of Carotid Stenosis 

Presented by:
Dan Walters, MD
Mike Wilkinson, MD

UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellows 
 
       

  March 18, 2016

"CHIP (Complex and Higher Risk and Indicated Procedures): Birth of a New Specialty" 

Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine,
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
 
       
    March  25, 2016
CANCELED for HOLIDAY
 

February 2016


    Friday February 5, 2016

"How Soon is Now: Transforming Care for Patients with Heart Failure"

Eric Adler, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine 
Medical Director of Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support 
UCSD
     
  February 12, 2016
NO GRAND ROUNDS
     
    February 19, 2016
Journal Club

"Reversal Strategies for Direct Oral Anticoagulants?" 

Boris Arbit, MD & Armand Rostamian, MD
UCSD Cardiovascular Fellows 
     


  February 26, 2016

"Expanding Indications: The TAVR~UNLOAD Trial"

Ori Ben~Yehuda, MD, FACC

Executive Director, Clinical Trials Center
Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York
 
       

January 2016

 
 
  Friday January 8, 2016

"The Electrophysiologic Substrate in Brugada Syndrome"

Kurt S. Hoffmayer, MD, Pharm D
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Wisconsin 
                                                                                                                      

 
  January 15, 2016

"Novel Biomarkers in Heart Failure: Toward Guiding of Therapy" 

Alan S. Maisel, MD
Professor of Medicine, UCSD
Director, Coronary Care Unit and Heart Failure Program,
Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System 
     
     Friday, January 22, 2016

"Obesity Pharmacotherapy Update: Hope or Hype?"

Eduardo Grunvald, MD
Clinical Professor, UCSD
Medical Director, UCSD Weight Management Program
     
    Friday, January 29, 2016

Journal Club
"Complete vs Culprit Lesion PCI in Acute Stemi"

Shiv Sab, MD
Cardiovascular Disease Fellow, UCSD
     

December 2015

    Friday, December 4, 2015

"Advanced Treatment of Atrial Fibrilliation"

Gregory Feld, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Program



     
    Friday, December 11, 2015

Journal Club 
"Re-Evaluating Blood Pressure Targets with the SPRINT Trial" 


Dr. Calvin Yeang, Dr. Felice Lin, & Cardiovascular Disease Fellows 

UCSD
     
     Friday December 18, 2015 

"Mechanisms & Newer Therapy for ARVC"

Melvin Scheinman, MD 
Professor of Medicine 
Shorestein Chair in Cardiology
Chief, Genetic Arrhythmia Program 
UCSF

November 2015

  Friday, November 6, 2015

"Robotic Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: The Future is Here"

Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine/Cardiology
Chief of  Cardiovascular Medicine 
Director, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center-Medicine
Director, Interventional Cardiology and CV Cath Labs
UCSD
     
    Friday, November 13, 2015

"New Strategies to Improve Cardiac Rehabilitation Amongst Racial & Ethnic Groups and Individuals from Rural Communities" 

Louis R. Castellanos, MD, MPH
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
UCSD
     

Timothy Morris

 
Friday, November 20, 2015


Title TBA

Dr. Timothy Morris
Professor of Clinical Medicine 
Clinical Service Chief - UCSD Medical Center (Hillcrest)
Medical Director, Respiratory Care
Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory 

October 2015


Elliot McVeigh 
  Friday, October 2, 2015 

"New Developments in Imaging for Cardiovascular Medicine"

Dr. Elliot McVeigh
UCSD Professor Bioengineering 
     
 Mitul Patel   Friday, October 9, 2015 

"Percutaneous Revasculariztion for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: Leave No Stone Unturned"

Dr. Mitul Patel
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Interventional Cardiology 
UCSD 
     
    Friday, October 16, 2015 

Journal Club
GR Oct 16, 2015.docx

"The Neverending Story-Bivalirudin versus Heparin"

Nick Wettersten, MD & Shone Almeida, MD
Cardiovascular Disease Fellows
UCSD 
     
    Friday, October 23, 2015 
NO GRAND ROUNDS
     
 Sotirios Tsimikas    Friday, October 30, 2015 

"RNA Therapeutics: The next revolution in cardiovascular medicine"

Dr. Sotirios Tsimikas, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Director of Vascular Medicine 
UCSD

September 2015 

Albert Hsiao   Friday, September 11, 2015

"Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging at UC San Diego: Current Progress and Future Directions"

Albert Hsiao, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology 
Associate Director, Cardiovascular Imaging, CTIPM
University of California, San Diego
     
Jerry D. Estep   Friday, September 18, 2015

"VAD and Medical Management in Advanced Heart Failure Ambulatory Patients: Risk Assessment and Effectiveness"

Jerry D. Estep, MD, FACC, FASE 
Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiology
Houston Methodist Institute of Academic Medicine
Medical Director, Heart Transplant and LVAD Program
Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston Methodist 
     

 Laurence Sperling

 

Friday, September 25, 2015

"Preventive Cardiology & the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine: Opportunities for Improvement"

Laurence Sperling, MD, FACC, FACP, FAHA
Professor of Medicine
Director, Emory Heart Disease Prevention Center
Emory University shool of Medicine
Professor of Global Health
Hubert Department of Global Health
Rollins School of PUblic Health at Emory University
Current President, the American Society for Preventive Cardiology

 


2014 - 2015

September 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014

"Cardio-Oncology: A New Frontier in Clinical Medicine and a Novel Platform in Basic and Translational Investigation"

Dr. Javid Moslehi
Director, Cardio-Oncology Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt School of Medicine

Bruce Wilkoff, MD

Friday, September 19, 2014

"Pacemaker & ICD Infections: Detection, Prognosis, and Therapy"

Dr. Bruce L. Wilkoff
Director, Cardiac Pacing and Tachyarrhythmia Devices
Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Jenny Papazian

Friday, September 26, 2014

Journal Club- "A New Paradigm for the Treatment of Heart Failure"

Dr. Jenny Papazian
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

October 2014

Dr. Walter Koch

Friday, October 3, 2014

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Floor)

"GRK2 Inhibition for Heart Failure: Nearing Translation"

 

Dr. Walter Koch
Professor of Medicine
Director Emeritus, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
Deputy Dean, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Henrik Sillesen

Friday October 10, 2014

"Screening for Atherosclerosis by Ultrasound"

Dr. Henrik Sillesen
Professor and Chief of Vascular Surgery
Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen
Denmark

Daniel Burkhoff

Friday, October 17, 2014

"The Science of Mechanical Circulatory Support"

Dr. Daniel Burkhoff
Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
Columbia University

 

James Fang

Friday, October 24, 2014

"Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFPEF): Five Common Myths"

Dr. James Fang
Professor of Medicine
John and June B. Hartman Presidential Endowed Chair
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Executive Director, Cardiovascular Service Line
University of Utah, Health Care

Silhouette

Friday, October 31, 2014

Journal Club -"Beta-blockers, what's the deal?"

Dr. Nick Wettersten & Dr. Boris Arbit
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellows

November 2014

Gerald W Dorn II

Friday, November 7, 2014

Time: 7:30-8:30am in ECOB 1-001

"Epigenetics in Heart Development and Disease"

Dr. Gerald W. Dorn II
Philip and Sima K. Needleman Professor
Associate Chair for Translational Research
Washington University School of Medicine


Pam Taub

Friday November 14, 2014

"Effects of the Cocoa Flavanol Epicatechin on Skeletal Muscle Structure, Mitochondrial Bioenergetics, and Exercise Capacity"

Dr. Pam Taub
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego

Uri Elkayam

Friday, November 21, 2014

"Peripartum Cardiomyopathy - An Update"

Dr. Uri Elkayam
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

 


Friday, November 28, 2014

Canceled - Happy Thanksgiving!

 

December 2014

Bill Auger

Friday, December 5, 2014

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Floor)

"CTEPH: What's new...and what's ahead"

Dr. Bill Auger
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of California, San Diego


David Krummen

Friday December 12, 2014

"Ventricular Fibrillation: New Therapeutic Possibilities"

Dr. David E. Krummen
Director of Electrophysiology, VA San Diego Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine 
University of California San Diego and 
VA San Diego Healthcare System


Friday, December 19, 2014

"Medical Therapy for Peripheral Artery Disease: Guidelines and Opportunities"

Dr. Ehrin J. Armstrong
Director, Interventional Cardiology
Co-Director, Vascular Laboratory
VA Eastern Colorado Healthcare System
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Colorado School of Medicine

 


Friday, December 26, 2014

Canceled - Happy Holidays!

 

January 2015


Friday, January 2, 2015

Canceled - Happy Holidays! 

Practice Locations

Friday, January 16, 2015

"Of Mice and Men: Systems, Networks and Translation in Vascular Biology"

Dr. Ziad A. Ali
Assistant Professor of Medicine
General & Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine
Associate Director of Translational Science
Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy
Columbia University
Senior Scientist
Cardiovascular Research Foundation

 

Arturo Dominguez

Friday, January 23, 2015

Journal Club -"Does length really matter? The optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy" 

Dr. Isac Thomas & Dr. Daniel Walters
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellows

 

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Friday, January 30, 2015

"Flipping Dyssynchrony on its Head - Can Some be More?" 

Dr. David Kass
Abraham and Virginia Weiss Professor of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director, Institute of CardioScience
The Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions

 

February 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Floor)

"Pulmonary Hypertension"

Dr. Nick Kim
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Medicine
Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Clinical Service Chief, Thornton PCCM
University of California, San Diego




Friday February 13, 2015

"Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly"

Dr. Michael Gold
Michael E Assey Professor of Medicine
Director of Academic Cardiology
Medical University of South Carolina

Friday, February 20, 2015

"Neuromodulation for Arrhythmia Control"

Dr. Peng-Sheng Chen
Editor-in-Chief, HeartRhythm Journal
Medtronic Zipes Chair in Cardiology
Director, Zrannert Institute of Cardiology
Chief, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine

 

Arturo Dominguez

Friday, February 27, 2015

Journal Club -"Novel Management of Hyperlipidemia and a Brief Review of PCSK9 Inhibitors.  How Low Can You Go?" 

Dr. David Cork
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

 

March 2015

Photo Not Available

Friday, March 6, 2015

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Floor)

"Therapeutic Angiogenesis for Critical Limb Ischemia"

Dr. Dennis Bandyk
Professor of Surgery in Residence
Chief, Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
University of California, San Diego


W. Robb MacLellan

Friday March 13, 2015

"Cardiac Cell Therapy: A promising therapy that has great potential, and always will?"

Dr. W. Robb MacLellan
Professor and Head, Division of Cardiology
Robert A. Bruce Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Research 
University of Washington, Division of Cardiology

Arturo Dominguez

Friday, March 20, 2015

Journal Club - "The Coronary Sinus Reducer Stent: Potentially Treating Refractory Angina from the Bottom Up"

Dr. Gordon Ho
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

 


Friday, March 27, 2015

Cancelled - Cesar Chavez Day

 

 

April 2015

Friday, April 3, 2015

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Floor)

"Minnesota, USA...The Birthplace of Medical Technology"

Dr. Manny Villafaña
Founder, Chairman & CEO
KIPS BAY MEDICAL, INC. 
Minneapolis, MN




Friday April 10, 2015

"Contrast Echocardiography"

Dr. Anthony DeMaria
Judith and Jack White Professor of Cardiology
University of California, San Diego

Arturo Dominguez

Friday, April 17, 2015

Journal Club - "Use of CT Coronary Angiography for the Evaluation of Suspected Coronary Artery Disease"

Dr. Armand Rostamian & Dr. Calvin Yeang
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellows

 


Friday, April 24, 2015

"Stem Cell Therapy for Ischemic Heart Disease: Pipedream or Any Reality?"

Dr. Timothy Henry
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Professor, Department of Medicine
Lee & Harold Kapelovitz Chair in Research Cardiology 

 

 

May 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015

Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: ECOB 1-001

"The Power of Personalized Lifestyle Changes and Love"

Dr. Dean Ornish
Founder & President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco





Friday May 8, 2015

"Update on Heart Transplant and LVAD at UCSD 2015"

Dr. Eric Adler
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of Heart Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support
University of California, San Diego

Arturo Dominguez

Friday, May 15, 2015

Senior Talk - "Stem Cells for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease: Where are we now and where are we going?"

Dr. Brad Nelson
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

 

Arturo Dominguez

Friday, May 22, 2015

Journal Club-"Effects of risk factor modification on AF ablation outcomes. ARREST-AF study"

Dr. Tina Baykaner
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

 

 

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Senior Talk-"The Evolution of Cardiac CT"

Dr. James Kim
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

 

 

June 2015

Friday, June 5, 2015

Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: ECOB 1-001

"Combined Angiotensin Receptor and Neprilysin Inhibition in Heart Failure: A New Paradigm?"

Dr. Scott Solomon
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of Noninvasive Cardiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital


Arturo Dominguez


Friday June 12, 2015

Senior Talk - "All Or Nothing: The Case for the Complete Revascularization in Stable Multi-vessel PCI"

Dr. Lawrence Ang
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

Arturo Dominguez

Friday, June 19, 2015

Senior Talk - "Lock, Shock, and Two Percutaneous LVADs"

Dr. Michael Gibson
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Chief Fellow

 


Break for Summer - Grand Rounds will return September 2015!

 

 

2013 - 2014

Dr. Atul Malhotra, MD

Friday, September 13, 2013

"Sleep and the Cardiovascular System"

Dr. Atul Malhotra
Division Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director of Sleep Medicine
Kenneth M. Moser Professor, Department of Medicine
University of California, San Diego

Eric David Adler, MD

Friday, September 20, 2013

"How Soon is Now: Stem Cells for the Study and Treatment of Heart Disease"

Dr. Eric Adler
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of Heart Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program
University of California, San Diego

Dr. Lawrence Ang, MD

Friday, September 27, 2013

Journal Club- "Low-Dose Colchicine for Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease"

Dr. Lawrence Ang
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

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Friday, October 4, 2013

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Floor)

"Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation: Pathoanatomy, Pathophysiology, and Indications for Surgical Correction"

Dr. Kirk L. Peterson
Professor of Medicine
Director Emeritus, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
Deputy Dean, UC San Diego School of Medicine


Friday October 11, 2013

"Transcatheter Valve Technology in Congenital Heart Disease"

Dr. John Moore
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Chief, Section of Cardiology
Department of Pediatrics, UCSD School of Medicine
Director, Division of Cardiology
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego

Friday, October 18, 2013

Journal Club - "Does Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Truly BLOCK-HF?"

Dr. Gordon Ho
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

Friday, October 25, 2013

"Advances in Electrocardiography, Mapping and Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia"

Dr. Edward Gerstenfeld
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Chief of Cardiac Electrophysiology
University of California, San Francisco

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Friday, November 1, 2013

 

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Floor)

"Multi-Modality Cardiovascular Imaging in Pre-Procedural Planning"

Dr. Joel Wilson
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego

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Friday, November 8, 2013

"Neurologic Optimization and Prognostication After Cardiac Arrest"

Dr. Navaz Karanjia
Assistant Professor of Neurosciences
Director, Neurocritical Care Program
Medical Director, Neuro-ICU
University of California, San Diego

Friday, November 15, 2013

"Fifty Years Studying Coronary Artery Disease"

Dr. William Roberts
Executive Director, Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute
Dean, A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education
Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Editor in Chief, The American Journal of Cardiology and Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings

Friday, November 22, 2013

Journal Club - "PROTECT AF and a Review of Left Atrial Appendage Closure"

Dr. David Cork
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow


Friday, November 29, 2013

Canceled

Thanksgiving

Photo Not Available

Friday, December 6, 2013

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Floor)

"Pulmonary Endarterectomy: What are the Contraindications?"

Dr. Michael Madani
Professor of Surgery
Clinical Chief, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Director, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center - Surgery
University of California, San Diego

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Friday, December 13, 2013

Journal Club - "Cardiac-Resynchronization Therapy in HF with a Narrow QRS Complex"

Dr. Michael Gibson
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

Dr. Pravin Shah, MD

Friday, December 20, 2013

"Management of Low Flow, Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis"

Dr. Pravin M. Shah
Chair, Medical Director
Hoag Heart Valve Center


Friday, December 27, 2013

Canceled

Christmas


Friday, January 3, 2014

Canceled

New Year's

Photo Not Available

Friday, January 10, 2014

"New Horizons in Endovascular AAA Repair"

Dr. John Lane
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Director of Endovascular Surgery, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
Chief of Vascular Surgery, La Jolla VA Hospital
University of California, San Diego

Friday, January 17, 2014

"Myocarditis 2014: Advances in Pathogenesis and Diagnosis"

Dr. Leslie Cooper, Jr.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Gonda Vascular Center
Mayo Clinic

Photo Not Available

Friday, January 24, 2014

"Radiation in the Cath Lab"

Dr. Ryan Reeves
Interventional Cardiology Fellow
University of California, San Diego


Friday, January 31, 2014

Journal Club- "Door to Balloon Time and Mortality"

Dr. Tina Baykaner
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

Photo Not Available

Friday, February 7, 2014

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Flr)

"Novel Therapeutic Targets and Design of Clinical Trials for CVD and Aortic Stenosis"

Dr. Sam Tsimikas
Professor of Medicine
Director of Vascular Medicine
University of California, San Diego


Photo Not Available

Friday, February 14, 2014

"Epidemiology and Outcomes Research in Cardiac Electrophysiology: How far have we come and where do we go from here?"

Dr. Jonathan Hsu
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego


Michael Cowley.MD

Friday, February 21, 2014

"History of Interventional Cardiology"

Dr. Michael Cowley
Professor of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Friday, February 28, 2014

Journal Club "Bivalirudin: opening up new horizons?"

Dr. Anya Narezkina
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

Friday, March 7, 2014

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Flr)

"Stroke Prevention in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: Individualized, Patient-Focused Treatment"

Dr. David Garcia
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology
University of Washington School of Medicine

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Friday, March 14, 2014

"Genetics of Dilated Cardiomyopathy and 'Next Generation' Approaches to Assessment"

Dr. Kirk Knowlton
Professor of Medicine
Edith & William M. Perlman Chair
Chief of Cardiology
Vice Chair of Medicine for Laboratory Research
University of California, San Diego

Friday, March 21, 2014

"Renovascular Hypertension: A Review of Literature"

Dr. Jesse Naghi
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow


Friday, March 28, 2014

Canceled

Cesar Chavez Day

Friday, April 4, 2014

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Flr)

"CTEPH Imitators: You may think it is a clot, but it is not"

Dr. Kim M. Kerr
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit- Thornton
University of California, San Diego

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Friday, April 11, 2014

"Blessed with a Big Heart: Genetics of Dilated Cardiomyopathy"

Dr. Matthew Taylor
Director Adult Medical Genetics Program
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver


Friday, April 18, 2014

"Biomarkers in Heart Failure"

Dr. Yang Xue
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow


Friday, April 25, 2014

"Left Ventricular Non-Compaction: Current Controversy and New Insights"

Dr. Peter Morcos
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Chief Fellow

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Friday, May 2, 2014

 

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Flr)

"Who gets what pump when? Surgical options in treating heart failure"

 

Dr. Victor Pretorius
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
University of California, San Diego

Friday, May 9, 2014

"Sports and Exercise Cardiology: A Review of Challenges and Guidelines"

Dr. Brendan Daly
UCSD Cardiovascular Disease Fellow

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Friday,May 16, 2014

"Developmental Clues to Cardiac Regeneration"

Dr. Hina Chaudhry
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

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Friday, May 23, 2014

"Kawasaki Disease and the Heart: What Adult Cardiologists Need to Know"

Dr. Lori Daniels
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Coronary Care Unit
University of California, San Diego

William Penny, MD

Friday, May 30, 2014

"Current Controversies in Antithrombotic Therapy"

Dr. William Penny
Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCSD
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
VA San Diego Healthcare System

Friday, June 6, 2014

 

Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center Grand Rounds
Time: 7:30-8:30am
Location: Moore's Cancer Center, Goldberg Auditorium (2nd Flr)

"50 Years of Coronary Care: Paradigm, Invention and Application"

 

Dr. Stanley Rubin
Professor of Medicine, Emeritus
UCLA School of Medicine

2012 - 2013

Friday July 27th, 2012

"Alternatives to Warfarin Therapy: Integrating New Evidence into Clinical Practice"

Sanjay Kaul, MD
Division of Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Stefan Anker, MD

Friday September 7th, 2012

"Cachexia-Spanning the Spectrum from Cancer to Heart Failure"

Stefan Anker, MD
Professor of Cardiology & Cachexia Research Department of Cardiology in the Charité, Campus Virchow-Klinikum Berlin, Germany

Alex Khalessi, MD

Friday September 17th, 2012

"Advancements in Treatment of Cerebrovascular Disease: Challenges and Opportunities"

Alex Khalessi, MD
Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery; Surgical Director of NeuroCritical Care; Assistant Professor of Surgery University of California, San Diego

Mike Gibson

Friday September 21th, 2012

Journal Club: "Results of FAME 2 Trial"

Journal Club - Mike Gibson

Stephen Ellis, MD

Friday September 28th, 2012

"Megatrends in Medicine and Cardiology 2012"

Stephen Ellis, MD
Professor of Medicine; Section Head, Invasive and Interventional Cardiology; The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cardiovascular Medicine

Eugene Golts, MD

Friday October 5th, 2012

"Surgical Options for the Treatment of Descending Thoraciic Aorta"

Eugene Golts, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery; University of California, San Diego

Bradley Knight, MD

Friday October 12th, 2012

"The Totally Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator"

Bradley Knight, MD
Cooley Professor of Medicine; Feinberg School of Medicine; Northwestern University Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology; Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute; Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Dan Blanchard, MD

Friday October 19th, 2012

"3D Echo and Strain Imaging in the Assessment of LV Function"

Dan Blanchard, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine; Director, UCSD Cardiology Fellowship Program University of California, San Diego

James Kim

Friday October 26th, 2012

Journal Club: "Intra-aortic Balloon Support for Myocardial Infarction with Cardiogenic Shock"

Journal Club - James Kim, MD

 Dr. Stuart Russell, MD

Friday November 2nd, 2012

Is doping beneficial, insights from exercise to heart failure?

Stuart Russell, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief, Heart Failure and Transplantation
Johns Hopkins Hospital

Dr. Thierry C. Gillebert, MD

Friday November 9th, 2012

Non-invasive Haemodynamics in Epidemiology.
The Asklepios study.


Thierry C. Gillebert, MD
Professor of Cardiology
Ghent University, Belgium

Brendan Daly, MD

Friday November 16th, 2012

Journal Club: RF Ablation vs. Drug Therapy as First Line Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Brendan Daly, MD
UCSD Cardiovascular Medicine Fellow


Friday November 23rd, 2012

Cancelled (Thanksgiving)


Friday November 30th, 2012

Cancelled (UCSD Third Annual Cardiovascular Medicine Conference)

Dr. Thomas Hemmen

Friday December 7, 2012

Molecular Imaging in Cardiovascular Medicine: Future Clinical Roles

Jonathan R. Lindner, MD
Associate Chief for Education, Cardiovascular Division
Oregon Health & Science University

Dr. Thomas Hemmen

Friday December 14, 2012

Intracranial Aneurysm and Septic Emboli Risk from TEE Proven Endocarditis

Thomas Hemmen, MD, PhD
Director, UCSD Stroke Center
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosciences
UC San Diego School of Medicine

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Friday December 21, 2012

Journal Club: Strategies for Multivessel Revascularization in Patients with Diabetes. Results from the FREEDOM trial.

Peter Morcos, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellow

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Friday December 28, 2012

CANCELED - Christmas

Dr. John Kellum

Friday, January 4, 2013

"Does hemofiltration still have a role in management of CRS (Cardio-Renal Syndrome)?"

John A. Kellum, MD, FCCM
Professor and Vice Chair for Research;
Director, Bioengineering and Organ Support Program;
Department of Critical Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Dr. Alan Maisel, MD

Friday, January 11, 2013

Out of the Desert: The case for using Biomarkers to Monitor and Guide treatment in Heart Failure

Alan Maisel, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, CCU and Heart Failure
University of California, San Diego

Dr. Sumeet S. Chugh, MD

Friday, January 18, 2013

Personalized Medicine for the Cardiac Patient: Are We There Yet?

Sumeet S. Chugh, MD
Pauline and Harold Price Professor
Associate Director, Heart Institute
Director, Heart Rhythm Center of Excellence
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Dr. Bradley Nelson, MD

Friday, January 25, 2013

Serelaxin: the next frontier in heart failure?

Bradley Nelson, MD
UCSD Cardiovascular Medicine Fellow

Dr. Anker Stefen

Friday, February 1, 2013

Acute Heart Failure: What is the Role of the Emergency Department?

Peter S. Pang, MD
Associate Chief, Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine,
Department of Emergency Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Yang Xue, MD

Friday February 8th, 2013

Apixaban vs. Warfarin in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Yang Xue, MD
UCSD Cardiovascular Medicine Fellow

Dr. Anker Stefen

Friday, February 15, 2013

*Room location changed to ECOB 3-007 for this date only*

PCI Related Myonecrosis: Predictors & Implications.

Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, FACC, FSCAI
University of California, San Diego
Professor of Medicine; Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine;
Co-Director, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center; Director,
Interventional Cardiology and CV Cath Labs;

Dennis Bandyke, MD

Friday February 22nd, 2013

Vascular Lab Surveillance after Peripheral Angioplasty

Dennis Bandyk, MD
University of California, San Diego
Chief, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Dr. Mitul Patel, MD, FACC

Friday March 1st, 2013

Pre-Hospital STEMI Care: If Time is Muscle, How Are We Doing on Time?

Mitul Patel, MD, FACC
University of California, San Diego
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Kenneth Ellenborgen

Friday, March 8, 2013

Advances in Cardiac Pacing

Kenneth Ellenbogen, MD
Kontos Professor of Cardiology
Chairman, Division of Cardiology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Dr. Barry Greenberg, MD

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Gene Therapy of Heart Failure

Barry Greenberg, MD
Professor of Medicine;
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program;
University of California, San Diego

Dr. Jamil Aboulhosn, MD

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Imaging to Plan for and Guide Trans-catheter Interventions in Patients with Congenital and Structural Heart Disease

Jamil Aboulhosn, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics Director, Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center


Friday, March 29th, 2013

Canceled

Cesar Chavez Day

Nick Kim, MD

Friday April 5th, 2013

Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Challenges and Opportunities

Nick Kim, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Medicine
Director, Fellowship Program
University of California, San Diego

Dr. David J. Whellan, MD, MHS

Friday April 12th, 2013

Exercise Training in Heart Failure Patients: Where are We Running To?

David J. Whellan, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Assistant Dean for Clinical Research, Jefferson Medical College;
Jefferson Coordinating Center for Clinical Research;
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Sunil V. Rao, MD

Friday April 26th, 2013

Bleeding and Blood Transfusion Issues in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease

Sunil V. Rao, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Labs
Durham VA Medical Center

Amir Schricker

Friday May 3rd, 2013

Journal Club: "Mechanisms of Initiation of Human Atrial Fibrillation"

Journal Club - Amir Schricker, MD

Gautam Lalani

Friday May 17th, 2013

Journal Club: "Cardiac EP: A Historical Perspective"

Journal Club - Gautam Lalani, MD

Tom Maddox

Friday May 24th, 2013

"Learning Health Care Systems & the VA CART Program"

Tom Maddox, MD
Cardiology, VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System; Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Associate Director, VA CART Program

Anna McDivit

Friday May 31st, 2013

Journal Club: "Mechanical Circulatory Support: A Review of the Literature and the UCSD Experience"

Journal Club - Anna McDivit, MD

Friday June 7th, 2013

"Paradigm Shifts in Managing Atrial Fibrillation"

Sanjiv Narayan, MD
Professor of Medicine in Residence, UCSD; Director of Electrophysiology, San Diego VAMC; Co-Director, UCSD Electrophysiology Section; UCSD Institute for Computing Medicine

Arturo Dominguez

Friday June 14th, 2013

Journal Club: "Contrast Nephropathy: Optimal Prevention & Treatment"

Journal Club - Arturo Dominguez, MD