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Wednesday, Feb. 19

Optional preconference #1

Early Career Track for Fellows and Junior Faculty

Success as a Fellow

8 a.m. – Career Selection and Options in the World of Pediatric Cardiac Care
David Goldberg, M.D.; Alan Friedman, M.D.; Vincent R. Zales, M.D.

9 a.m. – Navigating the World of Funding
Bradley S. Marino, M.D., M.P.P.

9:20 a.m. – Presenting Your Data: “The Poster”
Julie Brothers, M.D.

9:40 a.m. – Presenting Your Data: “The Talk”
Jack Rychik, M.D.

10 a.m. – Break

10:20 a.m. – A Primer on Manuscript Writing and the Process of Publishing
Robert Shaddy, M.D.

10:40 a.m. – The Job Search, Interview and Visit
Alan Friedman, M.D.

11 a.m. – Division Chief Panel: What Am I Looking for in a New Faculty Recruit, and What Are the Expectations for Junior Faculty?
Robert Shaddy, M.D.; Mitchell I. Cohen, M.D.; Marc Gewillig, M.D., Ph.D.; Charles I. Berul, M.D.; Daphne T. Hsu, M.D.; Robert Campbell, M.D.

Noon – Lunch

Training and Research

1 p.m. – Training and Scientific Investigation: NIH Sponsored T32 Fellowship Research in Pediatric Cardiology
Robert Levy, M.D.

Fellows Research Presentations
T32 Fellows

Featured Research Lecture: Importance and Role of Research in Pediatric Cardiology
Bruce D. Gelb, M.D.

3:30 p.m. Adjourn

Optional preconference #2

State-of-the-Art Imaging in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease

8 a.m. – Basics of the Comprehensive Pediatric Echo Exam
Shobha Natarajan, M.D.

8:30 a.m. – TEE in the Operating Room: How to Do It? In Whom Is It Helpful?
Peter Frommelt, M.D.

9 a.m. – Fetal Echocardiography: Basic Principles and Practice
Anita Szwast, M.D.

10 a.m. – Break

10:30 a.m. – Cardiac MR for the General Practitioner
Mark Fogel, M.D.

11 a.m. – Imaging in the Cath Lab
Craig E. Fleishman, M.D.

11:30 a.m. – 3D Echocardiography: When Does It Add to the 2D Study?
Girish Shirali, M.D.

Noon – Lunch

1 p.m. – Assessing Diastolic Function
Mark Friedberg, M.D.

1:30 p.m. – Easy Misses in Echo: How to Avoid Errors
Meryl Cohen, M.D.

2 p.m. – Methods to Assess LV Systolic Function: What Works?
Meryl Cohen, M.D.; Girish Shirali, M.D.; Craig E. Fleishman, M.D.; Mark Friedberg, M.D.

2:30 p.m. – Case Presentations: Imaging Saved This Patient’s Life
Faculty Panel

3:30 p.m. Adjourn

Optional preconference #3

Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Nursing: Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiac Surgery and Postoperative Management for the Bedside Nurse and Front-line Provider

7:30 a.m. – Genetics, Embryology, Segments and Anatomy of the “Normal Heart”
Robert Anderson, M.D., B.Sc., F.R.C.Path.; Paul Weinberg, M.D.

8 a.m. – Screening, Diagnosis and Preoperative Assessment
Kathryn Dodds, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.-A.C.

8:15 a.m. – What Happens in the OR? Open Heart Surgery, CPB, Circulatory Arrest
Stephanie Fuller, M.D.

8:30 a.m. – How Does What Happens in the OR Impact Patient Care?
Roxanne Kirsch, M.D.

8:45 a.m. – Hand Off and the “Golden Hour”
Patricia Sieffert, M.S.N., A.R.N.P.

9 a.m. – Break

9:15 a.m. – ECHO: Effusions, Function, Arch Obstruction, Valves Leaking, Shunts Clotting ... Oh My!
David Goldberg, M.D.

9:30 a.m. – What Does the Chest X-ray Show You?
Geoffrey L. Bird, M.D., M.S.I.S.

9:45 a.m. – Unraveling the Mysteries of Cardiac Catheterization Data
Andrew C. Glatz, M.D., M.S.C.E.

10 a.m. – Postoperative Arrhythmias: SVT, JET, Heart Block
Mitchell I. Cohen, M.D.

Acyanotic CHD

10:20 a.m. – Ventricular Septal Defect
Anatomy/Morphology – Robert Anderson, M.D., B.Sc., F.R.C.Path.
Surgery – William M. DeCampli, M.D., Ph.D.
Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Patricia Sieffert, M.S.N., A.R.N.P.

10:40 a.m. – Atrial Septal Defect
Anatomy/Morphology – Robert Anderson, M.D., B.Sc., F.R.C.Path.
Surgery/Cath – Andrew C. Glatz, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Sharna Basu, M.S.N., F.N.P.-C.

11 a.m. – Complete Common Atrioventricular Canal
Anatomy/Morphology – Robert Anderson, M.D., B.Sc., F.R.C.Path.
Surgery – William M. DeCampli, M.D., Ph.D.
Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Dawn Tucker, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.-A.C.

Cyanotic CHD

11:20 a.m. – Transposition of the Great Arteries
Anatomy/Morphology – Paul Weinberg, M.D.
Surgery – Stephanie Fuller, M.D.
Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Kathryn M. Dodds, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.-A.C.

11:40 a.m. – Truncus Arterioses
Anatomy/Morphology – Paul Weinberg, M.D.
Surgery – Stephanie Fuller, M.D.
Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Jo Ann Nieves, M.S.N., C.P.N., A.R.N.P., P.N.P.-B.C.

Noon – Tetralogy of Fallot
Morphology – Paul Weinberg, M.D.
Surgery – J. William Gaynor, M.D.
Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Dawn Tucker, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.-A.C.

12:30 p.m. – Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Anatomy/Morphology – Paul Weinberg, M.D.
Surgery – J. William Gaynor, M.D.
Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Jo Ann Nieves, M.S.N., C.P.N., A.R.N.P., P.N.P.-B.C.

12:40 p.m. – Lunch

Left-sided Obstructive CHD

1 p.m. – Coarctation of the Aorta
Anatomy/Morphology – Robert Anderson, M.D., B.Sc., F.R.C.Path.
Surgery – William M. DeCampli, M.D., Ph.D.
Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Dawn Tucker, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.-A.C.

1:20 p.m. – Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
1:15 p.m. Morphology – Paul Weinberg, M.D.
1:25 p.m. Surgery – J. William Gaynor, M.D.
1:40 p.m. Postoperative Care and Outcomes – Kathryn Dodds, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.-A.C.

2:20 p.m. – Discharge Planning and Home Monitoring
Cathy Smith, M.S.N., C.P.N.P.-P.C., C.C.R.P.

2:40 p.m. – Developmental Outcomes and Quality of Life
Kathleen Mussatto, Ph.D., R.N.

3 p.m. – Adjourn

Main Conference • Opening Plenary Session 4 – 7 p.m.

Innovation

4 p.m. – Opening Remarks
Jack Rychik, M.D.

4:05 p.m. – The Genomics Revolution: How Will It Influence Care for Children?
Stephen Kingsmore, M.D.

4:30 p.m. – Innovations in Treatment of the Fetus: A Model for Congenital Heart Disease
Alan Flake, M.D.

4:55 p.m. – Innovations in Improving Neurological Outcomes After Surgery for CHD
J. William Gaynor, M.D.

5:20 p.m. – Big Data and Congenital Heart Disease
Sara K. Pasquali, M.D., M.H.S.

5:45 p.m. – Innovations for Congenital Heart Care: What Needs to Happen in Cardiac Surgery in the Next 10 Years?
Thomas L. Spray, M.D.

6:10 p.m. – Innovations for Congenital Heart Care: What Needs to Happen in Cardiology in the Next 10 Years?
Andrew Redington, M.D.

6:35 p.m. – Innovations in Healthcare for Children: How Do We Deliver State-of-the-art Care in a Changing Environment?
Steven M. Altschuler, M.D.

7 p.m. – Adjourn

Dinner on Your Own

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