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.
If you'll need hotel accommodations in order to attend the conference, we've secured a special rate at the Durham Marriott City Center. Click here to reserve your room. Cut off date for room reservations is August 26.
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.
Registration form found below.
*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: Dr. Jeff Gaca, 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
Just Added: Filmaker and DCM Patient, Dana Weidman will present her documentary "Nobody's Perfect" and share her families journey to discover the genetics behind their DCM.
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