Mini-Med School for Women

Broken Hearts: Living with Heart Failure

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Myrna L. Daniels Auditorium
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
173 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Join us for a free seminar providing both patients and caregivers a deeper understanding of heart failure, its symptoms, and available treatment options. Get inspired to take ownership of your health and work with your physician to manage your symptoms so that you can lead a full and active life.

PROGRAM

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM
Introduction to Heart Failure
Nisha Jhalani, MD
Director, CRF Women’s Heart Health Initiative
Director, Clinical and Educational Services, Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM
Heart Failure in Women
Jennifer H. Haythe, MD
Co-Director, Center for Women's Cardiovascular Health, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM
Living with Advanced Heart Failure
Melana Yuzefpolskaya, MD
Associate Medical Director, Cardiac Assisted Device Program, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center

3:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Innovations in Heart Failure Treatments: When Medications Aren’t Enough
Daniel Burkhoff, MD, PhD
Director, Heart Failure, Hemodynamics and MCS Research, CRF Clinical Trials Center
Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia University Medical Center

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Patient Perspectives (Q&A and Panel Discussion with Patients, Nurses, Nutritionists, and more)
Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Chief Academic Officer, Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
Associate Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Reception
Light snacks and refreshments will be served.