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Cardiovascular and Metabolic Conditions - 2021 KPNC Regional Cardiovascular Research Symposium

KPNC Regional Cardiovascular Research Symposium

Thank you again for attending the 5th Annual KPNC Regional Cardiovascular Research Symposium held on May 21, 2021! If you were unable to make it this year or would like to watch any of the presentations again, we have posted them below. Hopefully we will see you at next year’s symposium.

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Twitter: @KPDORCVM

Watch the entire symposium below

Session 1: Innovating in Clinical Care and Research During a Pandemic

Keynote: Life and Medicine in the Era of COVID-19

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH
Executive Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Programs
Brigham and Women’s Hospital Heart and Vascular Center, Boston, MA

The MITIGATE Study: An Update and Lessons Learned for Pragmatic Prevention Trials in KP

Andrew Ambrosy, MD
Research Scientist, KPNC Division of Research
Department of Cardiology, KP San Francisco

Thromboembolism Risk in Outpatients with COVID-19: Background, Controversies, and PREVENT-HD

Alan S. Go, MD
Regional Medical Director, KPNC Clinical Trials Program
Associate Director, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Conditions Research Section
KPNC Division of Research

Predictive Analytics for COVID-19 in KPNC and Implication for Cardiology and Other Specialties

Laura Myers, MD, MPH
Research Scientist, KPNC Division of Research
Department of Pulmonology and Critical Care, KP Walnut Creek

Session 2: 2021 Updates on Cardiovascular Disease From the Region

Keynote: Pragmatic Research and the Learning Health Care Delivery System: Opportunities and Challenges

Adrian F. Hernandez, MD, MHS
Executive Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Pregnancy-Associated Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (P-SCAD)

Stephanie Chen, MD
Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology, KP San Rafael

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome as a Contributor to Cardiovascular Risk in Women

Joan C. Lo, MD
Senior Research Scientist, KPNC Division of Research
Department of Endocrinology, KP Oakland

The Evolution of Peri-Procedural Stroke Risk During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement from PARTNER 1 to PROTECTED TAVR: The role of Cerebral Embolic Protection (CEP)

David C. Lange, MD
Director, Structural Heart Program
Department of Cardiology KP Santa Clara

Rapid Fire Oral Presentations with Trainees

Improving Guideline Directed Medical Therapy Utilization for Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction

Justin Slade, MD

Kaiser Permanente Heart Health for South Asian Program Evaluation

Hank Davis, MD and Priyal Patel, MD

THE CTEPH Clinical Experience in Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Alexander B. Hardwick, MD

The Development of Home Health Curriculum Targeting Self Care Strategies to Reduce CHF Admissions

Olivia Kizzee, MD

Echocardiographic Findings in Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease and the Associations with Heart Failure Hospitalization and Death

Jesse K. Fitzpatrick, MD

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