Women's Cardiovascular Symposium Agenda

​Symposium Agenda 

This year's topics and internationally renowned speakers will provide an inside look at the changes taking place within women's cardiovascular care.

This year's symposium will feature a keynote presentation by

C. Noel Bairey-Merz, MD
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Director, Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center
Director, Linda Joy Pollin Women's Heart Health Program
Director, Preventative and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center, Smidt Heart Institute
Women's Guild Endowed Chair in Women Health


7 – 8 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast, and Networking

Exhibitors & Poster Session beginning at 7:30 a.m.

8 – 9:30 a.m.

Updates in Risk Factors and Management of Women with CVD

Lipid & Weight Management |   Menopause  |  Precision Medicine 
Erin Michos MD, Adrienne Youdim MD, Chrisandra Shufelt MD, Mia Chorney NP

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Pregnancy: A Woman's First Stress Test

Cardio-Obstetrics Presentation, Case, and Panel
Nandita Scott MD with panel:  Elizabeth Moore DO, Nicole Brown MD, William Schnettler MD, Carri Warshak MD

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Advances in Sex-Specific Cardiology

Approach to Chest Pain and Myocardial Infarction in Women |    Cardio-Oncology  |  Atrial fibrillation in Women  
Odayme Quesada MD, Olga Toleva MD, Annabelle Volgman MD, Sherry-Ann Brown MD

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Networking Lunch

Exhibitors & Poster Session

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Her Heart Matters

A Patient's Perspective: Carrie Lange
Keynote: C. Noel Bairey-Merz MD, Director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Institute and Women’s Guild Endowed Chair in Women’s Health

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

An Evolving Landscape in Advanced Heart Failure

Heart Failure Presentation, Case, and Panel
Susan Joseph MD with panel: Geetha Bhat MD, Jennifer Cook MD, Kathryn O’Keefe MD

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Turn, Turn, Turn: Time for Change in Cardiovascular Helth

Mental Health & CVD  |  COVID-19 Update  |  Social Determinants of Health  |  Advanced Imaging
Maria Espinola PsyD, Kate Hanneman MD, Fatima Rodriguez MD, Niti Aggarwal MD

5 p.m.

Networking Social

Complimentary social with drinks and hors d'oeuvres