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Monday, February 2, 2015

Giovanni's Restaurant and Conference Center - Rockford, Illinois

Online Registration

E-mail HealthConnect or dial (779) 696-7081 or (800) 996-9954.

Cardiology Millennium Conference


7:30 - 8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:15 AM
Bill Gorski, MD, President and CEO, SwedishAmerican Health System
John Myers, MD, Medical Director, Medical Affairs, SwedishAmerican Health System, Cardiology Millennium Conference Advisor and Moderator
8:20 - 9:10 AM
“Surgical Advances in Heart Failure”
Shahab Akhter, MD
Professor & Chairman, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
9:15 - 9:55 AM
“Lipids, 2014: Changing our Focus on Treatment”
Dr. Alan Brown, MD
Cardiologist, Advocate Medical Group/Midwest Heart Specialists, Naperville, Illinois
10:00 - 10:15 AM
Break and Exhibits
10:20 - 11:00 AM
“Aortic Valve Disease: Surgical vs. Transcatheter Approach”
Joel B Hellman MD, FACC
AMG/Midwest Heart Specialists at SwedishAmerican, Rockford, Illinois
John Myers, MD
SwedishAmerican Health System, Rockford, Illinois
11:05 - 11:45 AM
“Treating the Target Artery: An Innovative Approach to Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)”
Kanwar Singh, MD, FACC, FSCAI, RPVI
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology,
University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
11:50 - 12:40 PM
Lunch & Exhibits
12:40 - 1:20 PM
“Live and Let Die: The Dilemma of Advanced Therapy and Palliative Care in End-Stage Heart Disease”
Claudius Mahr, DO
Cardiologist and Director of Clinical Integration,
University of Washington Regional Heart Center; and Medical Director, Mechanical Circulatory Support, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
1:25 - 2:05 PM
“To Live a Long Time and Die Healthy”
John Shier, RN, PhD
2:10 - 2:25 PM
2:30 - 3:10 PM
“Infectious Disease/Endocarditis”
Scott Homann, MD
Infectious Disease Specialist, SwedishAmerican Hospital, Rockford, Illinois
3:15 - 3:55 PM
“Oral Anticoagulants - Where to Which One and Why”
E. Thomas Carey, RPh
Director of Pharmacy Services, SwedishAmerican Hospital, Rockford, Illinois
* Evaluation AND certificate distribution will be obtained ONLINE.
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