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THI Grand Rounds | Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD | Re-Defining Heart Failure

February 8, 2019 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CST

Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program

Dr. Stevenson has been Director of Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Programs at UCLA, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and has recently moved to become Director of Cardiomyopathy and the Lisa Jacobson Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University. She has been an active member of AHA, ACC, ISHLT, and HFSA societies and a major contributing writer to 30 national guidelines relating to heart failure, cardiac transplantation, ventricular assist devices, arrhythmia devices, and decision-making in advanced heart failure, and served on FDA and the CMS MEDCAC advisory panels.  For the past 30 years she has supervised training of 50 fellows in heart failure and transplantation, over half of whom over are women and almost all are currently in academic positions in heart failure and transplantation. She has played leadership roles in NHLBI-sponsored studies for strategies of medical and device therapies in advanced heart failure, was one of the designers of the INTERMACS and NCDR ICD registries, collaborates with the Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Network and has mentored 2 networks of NHLBI young investigators. Her academic work has focused on clinical and hemodynamic assessment to personalize therapy for heart failure, and a systematic approach to collection of the contemporary data vital for patient-centered decision-making. She is currently serving as co-chair for the ACC committee developing the inpatient HF pathway and the ACC forum for incorporation of patient-reported outcomes into cardiology practice. Strong commitments for her remain training for the next generation to sustain the spirit of challenge, the patient-doctor relationship, and the synthesis of evidence to guide individualization of care for patients into alignment with their goals for quality and length of life.


Live Webcasting

To participate in the live webcast, and to obtain credit on your transcript, utilize the video and registration links provided in the interactive schedule below. Webcasting service provided by Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Telemedicine Program

Live Webcast: Video Link | Meeting ID: 746-346-8349

To receive CME credit, register via this link the day of between 11:30 AM- 1:30 PM

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.

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February 8, 2019
12:00 pm —1:00 pm
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