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Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds are Fridays from 8:00 am - 9:00 am in the ACTRI Building Conf. Room 1W-210. Due to recent COVID-19 restrictions, Grand Rounds will be held virtually. Please contact Margo Relaford for questions or to be added to our email list.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

October 15, 2021

"Improving risk assessment and streamlining the management of atrial fibrillation: Easy as ABC..." 

Gregory YH Lip, MD, FRCP (London Edinburgh Glasgow), DFM, AFHEA, FESC, FEHRA
Price-Evans Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine,
University of Liverpool, United Kingdom;
Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Medicine,
Aalborg University, Denmark;
Adjunct Professor, Yonsei Univesrsity of, Seoul, South Koreal;
Adjunct Professor, Seoul National University, South Koreal

Past Grand Rounds


January 29, 2021

"Cardiac Amyloidosis: The Future is Now"

Ahmad Masri, MD, MS
Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Oregon Health and Science University

February 5, 2021

"Rate or Rhythm Control in Atrial Fibrillation: Why? When? How?"

Vivek Reddy, MD
Helmsley Trust Professor of Medicine Director,
Cardiac Electrophysiology Mount Sinai School of Medicine

February 9, 2021

"Demystifying the Tricuspid Valve: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Treatment"

Rebecca T. Hahn, MD, FACC, FESC, FASE
Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center

February 26, 2021

"The Ischemia Trial, an updated look at stable ischemic heart disease"

Kevin Ting, MD & Antoinette Birs, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellows,
University of California, San Diego

March 5, 2021

"Medical Decision Making in Heart Failure: Engaging Patients"

Larry Allen, MD, MHS
Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado

March 12, 2021

"Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in 2021 and Beyond"

Carolyn Ho MD
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Center,                  Brigham and Women's Hospital


March 19, 2021

"PARA-Gone with the Wind? Finding significance in a “negative” trial"

Patrick Azcarate, MD & Omid Behnamfar, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellows,
University of California, San Diego

April 2, 2021

"Clinical Innovation and the Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias"

William Sauer, MD
Section Chief Cardiac Arrhythmia Service
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

April 9, 2021

"Cardiorenal Effects of SGLT2 Inhibitors: A New Tool in the Cardiologist Toolbox"

Darren K. McGuire, MD, MHSc
Distinguished Teaching Professor of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Parkland Health and Hospital System
Dallas, TX

April 16, 2021

"Heart Failure with mildly reduced and Normal Ejection Fraction"

Scott D. Solomon, MD,
The Edward D. Frohlich Distinguished Chair,
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

April 23, 2021

"Autonomic Nervous System and Cardiac Arrhythmia"

Peng-Sheng Chen,MD
Editor-in-Chief,Heart Rhythm Journal
Burns&Allen Chair in Cardiology Research
Staff Physician III
Department of Cardiology, Smidt Heart Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

April 30, 2021

"The Endothelium in Health and Disease"

John Keaney, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Victor J. Dzau Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School


May 7, 2021

"Surgical and interventional therapeutics for CTEPH: History and UCSD's experience"

"Methamphetamine Associated Heart Failure (MethHC): A Unique UCSD Experience

Abdullah Almasoud, MD & Marin Nishimura, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellows
University of California, San Diego 

May 10, 2021

"Surgical and interventional therapeutics for CTEPH: History and UCSD's experience"

"Contemporary updates on venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Jason Duran, MD, PhD & Danuiel Mangels, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellows
University of California, San Diego 

May 14, 2021

"Clinical Staging in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Approach to Risk Stratification and Management"

Jorge Silva Enciso, MD
Assocaite Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program
Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Trasplant Cardiology 

May 28, 2021

"STEMI: Cardioprotection durting Mycardial Reperfusion"               Dr. Govea

"Subclinical CVD and Primary Prevention: My Year in the T32"        Dr. Bhatia 

                                               Alayn Govea, MD  & Harpreet Bhatia, MD 
                                               Cardiovascular Medicine Fellows
                                               University of California, San Diego

September 17, 2021 

"Finding the Vulnerable Plaque to Prevent Heart Attack" 

David Erlinge, MD. PhD, FESC, FACC
Department Head of Cardiology 
Lund University, Sweden 

September 24, 2021

"DoReMi Trial: Music to our ears? Or a cacophony ifof sound?" 

Antoinette Birs, MD & Anoop Muniyappa, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellows
University of California, San Diego

October 1, 2021

"Anitplatlet Therapy After PCI: An overview of the Latest Evidence"

Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC, FAHA, MSCAI, RESC
Professor  of Medicine in Cardiology and Population Health Science and Policy
                                             Mount Sinai Professor in Cardiovascular Clinical Research and Outcomes 
                                             Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials

October 8, 2021

"Update on Omega-3 Fatty Acids" 

Deepak Bhatt , MD, MPH
                                             Executive Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs 
                                             Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center 
                                             Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Archived Grand Rounds