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Welcome! Please find the current preliminary program for the 2019 summit listed below. Note that any aspect of this program is subject to change and the below program should not be considered final including presentation timings and poster numbers.


  Thu - Mar 04      Fri - Mar 05      Sat - Mar 06   

THURSDAY, MARCH 4

9:50 - 11:45 AM
LECTURE
WELCOME / PLENARY SESSION 1: 2021 PERIOPERATIVE MEDICINE UPDATE, PERIOPERATIVE CARDIOVASCULAR CARE
Chair/Organizer: David Hepner

12:00 - 1:00 PM
LECTURE
PLENARY SESSION 2: RISK PREDICTION TOOLS, CARDIAC DEVICE MANAGEMENT
Chair/Organizer: Kurt Pfeifer, MD, FACP, SFHM

1:15 - 2:15 PM
SATELLITE SYMPOSIA
CORPORATE SYMPOSIUM SPONSORED BY ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS INC

Dr. Niels Martin will present on the burden of life-threatening bleeds related to FXa inhibitors, and focus on the mechanism of action, efficacy and safety of a reversal agent indicated for patients on anticoagulation with life-threatening bleeding.


2:30 - 4:15 PM
LECTURE
PLENARY SESSION 3: RIGHT HEART FAILURE, SMOKING/VAPING, FAILING FORWARD
Chair/Organizer: Jeanna Blitz, MD

4:30 - 6:15 PM
LECTURE
PLENARY SESSION 4: HEALTH DISPARITIES, PERIOPERATIVE ENDOCRINE MANAGEMENT
Chair/Organizer: Angela Selzer, MD

6:30 - 7:30 PM
MEETING
ASK THE EXPERT SESSION

In this Ask the Experts session attendees will have the opportunity to interact with and ask questions of one of the world's leading perioperative researchers, Dr. Duminda Wijeysundera. Dr. Wiijeysundera was a co-author of the 2014 ACC/AHA perioperative CV guidelines and has been a prolific investigator producing many influential studies, including the METS trial. The format of the session will be an open Q&A format where attendees can directly ask questions of Dr. Wijeysundera.