The Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Vascular Symposium Northwestern Memorial Hospital Chicago, Illinois September 13, 2012Sponsored by:Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memorial HospitalNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
GENERAL INFORMATION The Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute’s Center for Vascular Disease is pleased to invite you to The Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Vascular Conference on Thursday, September 13th at the Prentice Women’s Hospital Conference Center. This half-day event is a clinically oriented program with case-based discussions about the management of patients with vascular disease. The afternoon will consist of lively discussion about management decisions that are encountered in the everyday care of patients with vascular disease. This year’s focus will include the latest information on lipids, treatments for diseases of the aorta and how targeted imaging technologies can guide vascular care. Learning Objectives | At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to: • Review best practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of metabolic disorders • Discuss the most recent medical options available to prevent thromboembolism in patients with aortic fibrillation • Design a strategy for the diagnosis and management of patients with bicuspid aortic valve and aortic root disease • Evaluate surgical approaches to aortic disease including patient selection criteria and timing of referral • Evaluate options for the medical management of patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms • Review therapeutic approaches for the patient with resistant hypertension • Compare and contrast the utility and limitations of non invasive imaging techniques in aortic diseaseTarget AudienceThis continuing medical education (CME) program is designed to meet the educational needs of primary carepractitioners, family medicine and vascular medicine physicians, cardiologists, neurologists, interventionalradiologists, endocrinologists, nurses and nurse practitioners, physician assistants and health care professionals caringfor patients with vascular disease.Conference LocationThe program will be held at Prentice Women’s Hospital, located in the Conference Room on the third floor at 250 E.Superior Street, Chicago, Illinois. Please contact the hospital at 312-926-2000 for directions and parking informationor visit www.nmh.org/nm/locations%20directions%20parking.Accreditation StatementThe Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for ContinuingMedical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.Credit Designation StatementThe Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRACategory 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation inthe activity.Faculty DisclosureCurrent guidelines state that participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation or financialinterest that may affect a speaker’s presentation. Speakers are required to disclose any significant relationships withcommercial companies prior to the symposium. The course syllabus will identify any significant relationships andwhether a faculty member will be discussing off-label usage.Special NeedsThe Feinberg School of Medicine fully intends to comply with the legal requirements of the American withDisabilities Act. If any participant of this conference is in need of accommodation please indicate those needs on theregistration form or submit written requests to the Office of CME at least one month prior to the conference date.
PROGRAMThursday, September 13, 201211:00am Registration and Buffet Lunch12:00pm Welcome Remarks Updates on CV Prevention: Latest on Lipids, Diabetes and Medical Therapy Moderator: Mary McDermott, MD12:10pm Update on Statins – New Guidelines Reviewed Neil Stone, MD12:40pm What’s New in Diabetes: From Incretins to Appetite Joseph Bass, MD1:10pm Preventing Thromboembolism in Atrial Fibrillation Rod Passman, MD1:40pm Discussions, Questions, Summary2:00pm Refreshment Break New Treatments for Aortic Diseases Moderator: Mark Eskandari, MD 2:10pm Stent Grafting for Dissection Mark Eskandari, MD2:35pm New Generation AAA Stent Graft Devices Heron Rodriguez, MD3:00pm Transcatheter Heart Valves for the Treatment of Aortic Stenosis S. Chris Malaisrie, MD3:25pm Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease: More Than Just the Valve? Jyothy Puthumana, MD3:50pm Updates on Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Guidelines and Medical Management Preeti Kansal, MD4:15pm Emerging Therapies in Hypertension Keith Benzuly, MD Advances in Vascular Imaging Moderator: Jeremy Collins, MD4:40pm Aortic Imaging James Carr, MD5:05pm CTA: Strategies for Reducing Radiation and Contrast Dose Vahid Yaghmai, MD5:30pm Interesting Cases in Vascular Surgery William Pearce, MD6:00pm Panel Discussion6:15pm Adjourn
COURSE DIRECTORSMark Eskandari, MD Neil Stone, MDSurgical Director Suzanne and Milton Davidson Distinguished Physician andCenter for Vascular Disease Medical DirectorBluhm Cardiovascular Institute Center for Vascular DiseaseNorthwestern Memorial Hospital Bluhm Cardiovascular InstituteChief and Program Director Northwestern Memorial HospitalDivision of Vascular Surgery Bonow Professor of Preventive CardiologyJames S. T. Yao, MD, PhD, Professor of Education Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicinein Vascular SurgeryNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Preeti Kansal, MD Cardiologist Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute Northwestern Memorial Hospital Assistant Professor of Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineFACULTY Rod Passman, MD Medical DirectorJoseph Bass, MD, PhD Program for Atrial FibrillationEndocrinologist Bluhm Cardiovascular InstituteNorthwestern Memorial Hospital Northwestern Memorial HospitalChief Associate Professor of MedicineDivision of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineMolecular MedicineCharles F. Kettering Professorship of Medicine William Pearce, MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Vascular Surgeon Northwestern Memorial HospitalKeith Benzuly, MD Violet R. and Charles A. Baldwin Professor ofCardiologist Vascular SurgeryBluhm Cardiovascular Institute Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern Memorial HospitalAssociate Professor of Medicine Jyothy Puthumana, MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Cardiologist Bluhm Cardiovascular InstituteJames Carr, MD Northwestern Memorial HospitalDirector of Cardiovascular Imaging Assistant Professor of MedicineDepartment of Radiology Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern Memorial HospitalAssociate Professor of Radiology and Medicine Heron Rodriguuz, MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Vascular Surgeon Bluhm Cardiovascular InstituteS. Chris Malaisrie, MD Northwestern Memorial HospitalSurgical Director Assistant Professor of SurgeryThoracic Aortic Surgery Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineBluhm Cardiovascular InstituteNorthwestern Memorial Hospital Jeremy Collins, MDAssistant Professor RadiologistNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern Memorial HospitalFeinberg School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Vascular Radiology Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineMary McDermott, MDInternist Vahid Yaghmai, MDNorthwestern Memorial Hospital Medical Director of CT ImagingProfessor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine Northwestern Memorial HospitalDepartment of Medicine Associate Professor of RadiologyNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
REGISTRATIONThe Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr.Vascular SymposiumThursday, September 13, 2012Physicians $ 75Residents, Fellows, Nurses $ 60HOW TO REGISTERYou may register online at: www.cme.northwestern.edu/conferences.Registrations will not be accepted by telephone.Registrations may also be mailed with a check to: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education 420 East Superior, Ste. 680 Arthur J. Rubloff Building Chicago, IL 60611-3008 Please make checks payable to Northwestern University.PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT:Last Name ______________________________________________________________________ First Name ______________________________________________________________________ q Attending q R.N. q Fellow q Resident q Other (please explain) ___________________Institution ________________________________________________________________________Address ________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________City _____________________________________________ State _____ Zip Code ___________Daytime Phone ___________________________________ Fax __________________________Email __________________________________________________________________________ (Required—Your registration confirmation will be emailed)Specialty _______________________________________________________________________ Please indicate any special needs: ______________________________________________w Dietary Preferences: _________________________________________________________Cancellations must be made in writing to the Office of Continuing Medical Education.The paid registration fee, minus a $30 administrative charge, will be refunded.No refunds will be granted after August 24, 2012.