Grand Rounds

A THI EDUCATION TRADITION

Texas Heart Institute Cardiology Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds provides a weekly opportunity to learn from leading medical and surgical experts, sharing the latest advancements and innovation in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cardiovascular disease. Similar to symposia, THI offers CME credits for participation in Grand Rounds.

Next Grand Rounds

Live Webcasting
Now you can log in from any computer, phone or tablet to attend. To participate in the live webcast, and to obtain credit on your transcript, utilize the video and registration links provided on this page. Webcasting service provided by Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

  • Connect to Live Webcast:  Meeting ID: 746-346-8349
  • Obtain CME credit electronically:  To register participation on your transcript, login below to the THI CME Portal between 11:30 – 1:30 PM on the day of Grand Rounds.
2018-2019 Schedule

Accreditation and Credit Designation

Texas Heart Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council or Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Heart Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Sep 14 | Darren McGuire, MD, MHSc CV Effects of Diabetes Medications: Lessons Learned from the Cardiovascular Trials

Professor of Medicine,
Dallas Heart Ball Chair for Research on Heart Disease in Women, Distinguished Teaching Professor
Director, Parkland Hospital and Health System Cardiology Clinics, UT Southwestern Medical Center,
(Dallas, Texas)

Oct 19 | O.H. Frazier, MD The Future of Mechanical Circulatory Support

Director, Cullen Cardiovascular Research Laboratories
Program Director, Cardiac Transplantation, Heart Failure and Assist Device Fellowship
Texas Heart Institute
(Houston, Texas)

Dr. O. H. Frazier, M.D. is a living legend and celebrated for his contributions to the field of mechanical circulatory support and pioneering treatments for patients suffering from heart failure.

Oct 26 | Zvonimir Krajcer, MD Chronic Venous Insufficiency: The Forgotten Side of Circulation

Director, Peripheral Vascular Disease
Texas Heart Institute
(Houston, Texas)

Dr. Krajcer is an internationally recognized pioneer in his field and serves as the President of the International Society for Endovascular Specialists dedicated to the advancement of vascular and endovascular therapies.

Nov 2 | Karol Watson, MD, PhD Overcoming Access Barriers and Practice Challenges to PCSK9 Inhibitor Implementation

Professor of Medicine/Cardiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director of the UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center
Director, UCLA-Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Health Program
Co-Director, UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology
Director, UCLA Fellowship Program in Cardiovascular Diseases
(Los Angeles, California)

Nov 30 | Sunil Rao, MD, FACC, FSCAI Improving the Safety of PCI: Tribulations, Trials, Transfusions & Twitter

Professor of Medicine,
Duke University Medical Center
Section Chief, Cardiology
Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(Durham, North Carolina)

Dec 14 | Gregg W. Stone, MD Advances in the Treatment of patients with secondary mitral regurgitation and heart failure

Co-Director of Medical Research and Education
Cardiovascular Research Foundation
Professor of Medicine,
Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Director of Cardiovascular Research and Education at the Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy,
NewYork-Presbyterian
(New York, New York)

Jan 11 | Doris A. Taylor, PhD Human Cells to Human Organs: Building Solutions to CVD

Director, Regenerative Medicine Research
Texas Heart Institute
(Houston, Texas)

Feb 1 | Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD Subclinical Arterial Disease: Imaging, Genetics and Behavior

Physician-in-Chief, Cardiovascular Institute at Mount Sinai
Director, Mount Sinai Heart Center
(New York City, New York)

Dr. Fuster is the General Director of the National Center for Cardiovascular investigation or CNIC (equivalent to NHLBI) in Madrid, Spain

Feb 8 | Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD, PhD Re-Defining Heart Failure

Professor of Medicine
Director of Cardiomyopathy
Lisa Jacobson Professor of Medicine,
Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program
Vanderbilt University
(Nashville, Tennessee)

Feb 15 | Gerald V. Naccarelli, MD Diagnostic and Pharmacotherapeutic Strategies for the Individualized Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Professor of Medicine
Bernard Trabin Chair of Cardiology Penn State University School of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiology Associate Clinical Director
Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute
(Hershey, Pennsylvania)

Mar 1 | Robert E. Gerszten, MD Multi-omic Profiling of Humans: Big Data, Big Promises, Small Results

Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Herman Dana Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Senior Associate Member of the Broad Institute
(Boston, Massachusetts)

Mar 8 | Craig T. Basson, MD, PhD Changing the Lives of Patients with CV and Metabolic Diseases

Senior Lecturer on Medicine, Department of Medicine,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital,
Boston, MA
Global Translational Medicine Head, Vice President
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
(Cambridge, Massachusetts)

Mar 15 | Kenneth Liao, MD, PhD What’s New in Cardiac Surgery

Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Circulatory Support
Baylor College of Medicine
Chief, Section of Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
(Houston, Texas)

Mar 22 | William E. Cohn, MD Total Artificial Heart

Vice President, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies
Executive Director, Center for Device Innovation at the Texas Medical Center
Professor of Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering
Rice University and University of Houston
(Houston, Texas)

Professor of Medicine and Emergency Medicine
The Robert Eddy Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Resuscitation
Director, Center for Resuscitation Medicine
Director of Research, Interventional Cardiology Section
University of Minnesota Lillehei Heart Institute
(Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Apr 12 | Joseph Hill, MD, PhD Renovations in the House of Medicine

Professor of Internal Medicine and Molecular Biology
James T. Willerson, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Cardiovascular Diseases
Frank M. Ryburn, Jr, Chair in Heart Research
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Director, Harry Moss Heart Center
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
(Dallas, Texas)

April 19 | Samin K. Sharma, MD | 29th Annual Dennis Memorial Lecture Current Status of Management of Stable CAD: Medicine Only, PCI or CABG?

Dean of International Clinical Affiliations
The Mount Sinai Hospital
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai

Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Disease
Chair, George A. Beller, M.D./Lantheus Medical Imaging Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Virginia School of Medicine
UVA Heart and Vascular Center Fontaine
(Charlottesville, Virginia)

May 3 | John Lynn Jefferies, MD, MPH Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Current Perspectives

Jay M. Sullivan Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).
Co-Director, UT Methodist Institute for Cardiovascular Science
(Memphis, Tennessee )

Cleveland Clinic Foundation,
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
(Cleveland, Ohio)

Medical Director, Center for Clinical Research
Texas Heart Institute
(Houston, Texas)

Professor, Internal Medicine
The Cyrus and Jane Farrehi Professor of Cardiovascular Research
Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Director, Center for Arrhythmia Research
(Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Executive Vice Chancellor and Dean
University of Kansas School of Medicine
(Kansas City, Kansas)

Clinical Professor of Medicine
New York University Langone Medical Center,
Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
(Chicago, Illinois)

Sep 14 | Darren McGuire, MD, MHSc

Oct 19 | O.H. Frazier, MD

Oct 26 | Zvonimir Krajcer, MD

Nov 2 | Karol Watson, MD, PhD

Nov 30 | Sunil Rao, MD | 18th Annual John Lewis Interventional Lectureship

Dec 14 | Gregg W. Stone, MD

Jan 11 | Doris A. Taylor, PhD

Feb 1 | Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD

Feb 8 | Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD

Feb 15 | Gerald V. Naccarelli, MD

Mar 1 | Robert E. Gerszten, MD

Mar 8 | Craig T. Basson, MD, PhD

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Mar 15 | Kenneth Liao, MD, PhD

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Mar 22 | William Cohn, MD

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Apr 5 | Demetri Yannopoulos, MD

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Apr 12 | Joseph Hill, MD, PhD

 

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Apr 19 | Samin K. Sharma, MD

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Apr 26 | Brian H. Annex, MD

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May 3 | John Lynn Jefferies, MD, MPH

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May 10 | Peter Ganz, MD | 35th Annual Don Chapman Lectureship

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May 24 | Nicholas G. Smedira, MD, MBA

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Jun 7 | Emerson Perin, MD, PhD

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Jun 14 | Jose Jalife, MD, PhD

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Jun 28 | Robert D. Simari, MD

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Sep 13 | Douglas W. Losordo, MD

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