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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

Dr. William Stevenson

February 2, 2022

"PVCs, Cardiomyopathies and Sudden Death"

William Stevenson, MD
Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University

2/11/2021 – Dr. Tony Urey, UCSD Faculty 2/18/2022 – Dr. Douglas Packer, Mayo 2/25/2022 – Dr. Bryan Wu & Dr. Candace Jackson, UCSD Fellows 3/4/2022 – TBA 3/11/2022 – Dr. John Spertus, UMKC 3/18/2022 – TBA 3/25/2022 – Canceled – Holiday 4/1/2022 – Dr. Omar Aldaas & Dr. Andrew Lin, UCSD Fellows 4/8/2022 -  Dr. Erin Michos, John Hopkins 4/15/2022 – Dr. Candice Silversides, Univ. of Toronto 4/22/2022 – TBA 4/29/2022 – UCSD Fellows Senior Talk 5/6/2022 – TBA 5/13/2022 – TBA 5/20/2022 – UCSD Fellows Senior Talk 5/27/2022 – UCSD Fellows Senior Talk

Break until September 2022

2022 Grand Rounds


Dr. Alison Brann and Dr. John Power

January 28, 2022

"Limits of the new heart failure ‘paradigm’? Reconsidering sacubitril/valsartan in advanced heart failure and the story of one trial’s struggle with the COVID pandemic: The LIFE Trial"

Dr. Alison Brann & Dr. John Power, UCSD Fellows

Mayra Guerrero

January 21, 2022

"Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement"

Mayra Guerrero MD, FACC, FSCAI, FESC

Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship
Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dr. Jim Januzzi

January 14, 2022

"New Standards for the Medical Care of Heart Failure"

Dr. Jim Januzzi, Mass General
Hutter Family Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM

January 7, 2022

"A Medley of Two Topics about Thinking Differently"

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM
Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine
Yale School of Medicine
Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Yale New Haven Hospital

2021 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

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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

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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

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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 

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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
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program
Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Transplant Cardiology 

May 28, 2021

"STEMI: Cardioprotection during Myocardial 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 of sound?" 

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

October 1, 2021

"Antiplatelet 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

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, FACC, FESC, FEHRA  
Price-Evans Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine, 
                                             University of Liverpool, United Kingdom; 
                                             Distinguished Professor, Faculty of Medicine,  Aalborg University, Denmark; 
                                             Adjunct Professor, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
                                             Adjunct Professor, Seoul National University, South Korea

October 19, 2021

"Multimodality imaging guided therapy: New Therapeutics in Pericarditis"

Profesor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western University
                                             Director, Center for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pericardial Disease
                                             Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
                                             Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

October 29, 2021

"Functional Alterations of Coronary Circulation"

Professor Filippo Crea
Editor and Chief, European Heart Journal 
Director, Cardiology Unit
                                             A. Gemelli Foundation - IRCCS
                                             Director, University Department of Cardiovascular and                              
                                             Pneumological  Sciences
                                             Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome Italy                                             

November 5, 2021

"Long Covid and POTS: New Insights and Therapies"

Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC, FASPC
Profesor of Medicine
Director of Step Family Foundation Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Wellness Center
                                             UC, San Diego Health System 

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November 12, 2021

"is One Month Enough? Abbreviated DAPT in High Risk Bleeding Patients Following PCI. Journal Club"

Gary Ma, MD & Tania Saul, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine Fellows
University of California, San Diego

November 19, 2021

"ECPR and Refractory Cardiac Arrest"

Demetri Yannopoulos, MD
Professor of Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Director, Center for Resuscitation Medicine
Interventional Cardiology 
University of Minnesota

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