Massachusetts Chapter - American College of Cardiology Massachusetts Chapter - American College of Cardiology Massachusetts Chapter - American College of Cardiology Massachusetts Chapter - American College of Cardiology
Home
About the Chapter
Chapter Leadership
Membership
Newsletter
MACRA Communications Toolkit
Upcoming Programs
   Annual Meeting
   ACC Events
   Past Meetings
AAC PAC
About the ACC
   Advocacy Successes
   Recent News from the ACC
   ACC Quality Programs
   Contribute to ACC PAC
   Pay Your Dues
   Update Your Profile
   CardioSmart™
Contact Us
Links
  2012 Annual Meeting Preliminary Program

MCACC Annual Meeting

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Lahey Clinic and the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. The Lahey Clinic is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Lahey Clinic designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Clinical and Practice Issues that Matter to You

8:00 - 9:00 Registration / Continental Breakfast / Visit Exhibitors
9:00 - 9:15 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

Frederic S. Resnic, MD, MSc, Governor
Lahey Clinic Medical Center

9:15 - 9:25 FROM THE "ON-DECK CIRCLE"
Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, Governor-Elect
Massachusetts General Hospital
9:25 - 10:15 ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
An Update on Adult Congenital Heart Disease Management in Massachusetts

Puja Banka, MD
Boston Children's Hospital
Ami Bhatt, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Michael Landzberg, MD
Boston Children's Hospital
Jeffrey T. Kuvin, MD
Tufts Medical Center

10:15 - 10:30 Break - Visit Exhibits
10:30 - 11:15 ADVANCES IN CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING

Winning Fellow Abstract: Infarct Tissue Heterogeneity by Contrast-Enhanced MRI is a Novel Predictor of Mortality in Patients with Chronic Coronary Artery Disease and Left Ventricular Dysfunction
Siddique Abbasi, MD, Brigham & Women's Hospital

Panel Discussion and Review of the State of the Art in Imaging
Marcello DiCarli, MD, Moderator
Brigham & Women's Hospital
William Gaasch, MD
Lahey Clinical Medical Center
Wilfred Mamuya, MD
Lown Cardiovascular Associates and Brigham and Womenís Hospital

11:15 - 12:00 APPROPRIATE USE CRITERIA
How the Development of AUC Will Affect Your Practice

Frederic S. Resnic, MD, MSc, Moderator
Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Alice Jacobs, MD,
Boston Medical Center
Bonnie Weiner, MD
St. Vincent's Hospital at Worcester Medical Center

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:55 MANAGING THE COMPLEX HEART FAILURE PATIENT

Winning Fellow Abstract: Improvements in the Medical Management and Survival of Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure in Central Massachusetts, 1995-2004
Samuel Joffe, MD, UMass Medical School

Panel Discussion and Review of the State of the Art in 2012
Michael Givertz, Moderator
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Mara T. Slawsky, MD, PhD
Bay State Health System
Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, Governor-Elect
Massachusetts General Hospital

1:55 - 2:00 ADJOURN

Frederic S. Resnic, MD, MSc, Governor
Kenneth Rosenfield, MD, Governor-Elect

* Fellows Abstracts
The Chapter sponsored a Fellows Competition on September 5, 2012 which featured 12 outstanding case reports by fellows. Two winners were chosen to receive a $1,500 scholarship to attend the ACC 2013 Annual Meeting and to present their winning papers during the Chapter's Annual Meeting.

 

 
© 2017 Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy