When: September 23, 2017

Where: Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan St, Durham, NC

What time: 8:00 to 2:45   

FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND CATERED LUNCH WILL BE SERVED. 

 

The SHaRe Cardiomyopathy Registry is teaming up with the Duke Heart Center,  Myokardia, and the Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation, to put on a FREE conference for patients and their families, focusing on Dilated and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

Featuring top Cardiomyopathy specialists from Duke.

 

 

 

*PLEASE NOTE: ALL ATTENDEES MUST FILL OUT INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION FORM WHETHER PATIENT OR GUEST OF THE PATIENT. THIS IS THE ONLY WAY WE CAN HAVE AN ACCURATE COUNT FOR SEATING AND FOOD. 

Agenda Times and Topics

8:00 to 9:00 Registration check in

9:00 – 9:05 Welcome Remarks:  Andrew Wang, MD

9:05 – 9:25 Intro to Cardiomyopathy: Andrew Wang, MD

9:25 – 9:45 Anatomy and Physiology: Echo and MRI Han Kim, MD

9:45 – 10:05 The Hearts Electrical System: Sana Al-Khatib, MD

10:05 – 10:20 Morning Break

10:20 – 10:45 Medical Treatment of HCM and DCM: Andrew Wang,MD and Chet Patel, MD

10:45 – 11:05 Surgical Treatments: Don Glower, MD

11:05 – 11:25 Exercise and Lifestyle: Kevin Hill, MD

11:25 – 11:45 Research and Cardiomyopathy – An Exciting Time for Patients: Mike Felker, MD

11:45 – 12:15Patient Panel

12:15 – 1:15 Round table lunch discussions

1:15 – 1:45 Breakout sessions 1

1:45 – 2:15 Breakout sessions 2

2:15 – 2:45 Breakout sessions 3

Breakout session topics are as follows:

Pediatric considerations- Kevin Hill MD

Getting Involved with Research—Mike Felker MD

HCM Specifics-  Andrew Wang, MD

DCM Specifics- Chet Patel, MD

Device Therapies- Sana Al-Khatib, MD

Heart Anatomy- Lou Dibernardo, MD

Each conference participant will be able to select three breakouts to attend

 

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