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March 2019

American Diabetes Association® Alert Day®

March 26

Held the fourth Tuesday of March each year, American Diabetes Association Alert Day is a day to sound the alarm about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes by asking everyone to take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. The free, anonymous risk test only takes a minute to complete. By answering questions such as “Do you have a family history of diabetes?” and “Are you physically active?” you can learn if you’re at risk for type 2 diabetes in 60…

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JTW Seminar | Douglas M. Anderson, PhD | Micropeptide Regulators of Heart Function and Disease

March 28 | 4:00 pm5:00 pm CDT

Douglas M. Anderson, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine; Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY   About the James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Science Seminar Series The James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Seminar Series is a multi‐institutional program organized by the Texas Heart Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. This seminar series provides a unified forum for the cardiovascular…

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No Cardiology Grand Rounds

March 29 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT
6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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April 2019

THI Wellness Wednesday | Zumba with Kinetik Pearl

April 3 | 5:00 pm6:00 pm CDT
Ansary Atrium, 6770 Bertner Avenue TX 77030 United States

Zumba is an exhilarating and fun workout for all – regardless of age, dance skills or fitness level. Don’t miss out on an amazing class hosted by Kinetik Pearl on Wednesday, April 3rd from 5pm -6 pm in the Ansary Atrium. Open to all THI Employees, Professional Staff, Students, Fellows & Residents. If you have any questions leading up to the event, please contact Franklina Tsiboe at ftsiboe@texasheart.org

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10th Annual Houston Echo Review: Boot Camp for Echo Board (Day 1)

April 4 | 10:00 am6:00 pm CDT
Intercontinental Hotel – Medical Center, 6750 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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The Houston Echo Review is a three-day course of lectures, interactive discussions and case presentations designed to prepare cardiovascular specialists for the National Board of Echocardiography (NBE) examinations. It is offered in cooperation with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE). SESSION I – IAC Workshop 10:00 AM  Registration 11:00          Welcome Raymond Stainback, MD 11:10           IAC Workshop Pam Burgess, ACS, BS, RDCS, RDMS, RVT, FASE; Beverly Gorman, RDCS; Triston Thompson, RDCS 1:30 PM     Lunch…

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JTW Seminar | Meng Wang, PhD | “Messenger Metabolites in Longevity Regulation”

April 4 | 4:00 pm5:00 pm CDT

Meng Wang, PhD Associate Professor, Huffington Center On Aging Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine   About the James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Science Seminar Series The James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Seminar Series is a multi‐institutional program organized by the Texas Heart Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. This seminar series provides a unified forum for the cardiovascular research community within the Texas Medical Center…

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10th Annual Houston Echo Review: Boot Camp for Echo Board (Day 2)

April 5 | 7:00 am7:00 pm CDT
Intercontinental Hotel – Medical Center, 6750 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030 United States

7:00am       Registration & Breakfast 8:00             Introductions Raymond Stainback, MD, FASE 8:10              Initial “Quiz”Ihab Hamzeh, MD (Moderator) 8:30             Chamber QuantificationMiguel Quinones, MD, FASE 9:00             LV Diastolic FunctionMiguel Quinones, MD, FASE 9:30              Aortic Stenosis & Mitral StenosisRaymond Stainback, MD, FASE 10:10            Stress Echo for Valvular Heart…

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Faculty & Fellows Leadership Breakfast with Dr. Demitri Yannopoulos

April 5 | 9:30 am11:00 am CDT
Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Special cardiology faculty & fellows breakfast in honor of Dr. Demitri Yannopoulos , our distinguished Cardiology Grand Rounds speaker. The breakfast will be located in the Texas Heart Institute Denton A. Cooley Executive Board Room between 9:30 and 11:00 am.  Please respond to Tracye Dauphin.

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THI Grand Rounds | Demetri Yannopoulos, MD

April 5 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

Demetri Yannopoulos, MD 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 Dr. Yannopoulos have published more than 110 articles in the field of resuscitation and many book chapters.  He has received funding from the NIH to evaluate methods to improve neurological outcomes after prolonged untreated arrest. He is the recipient of the NIH Director’s transformative research award which evaluates ways to mitigate reperfusion…

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10th Annual Houston Echo Review: Boot Camp for Echo Board (Day 3)

April 6 | 7:00 am4:30 pm CDT
Intercontinental Hotel – Medical Center, 6750 Main Street
Houston, TX 77030 United States

7:00 am       Registration & Breakfast 7:30              Unknown Cases #2Raymond Stainback, MD, FASE 7:50             “Simple” Congenital Heart Disease: ASD, VSD, Ebstein’s Anomaly, PDA Peter Ermis, MD 8:10             “Complex” Congenital Heart Disease Dhaval Parekh, MD 8:30             Physics of Ultrasound – Select Pearls for the Board Sidney Edelman, PhD (Pre-recorded) 9:00             Mechanical Circulatory Support (LVADs) Raymond Stainback, MD, FASE 9:30             Unknown Cases #3 Raymond Stainback, MD, FASE 10:00           BREAK & VISIT EXHIBITS 10:20           Strain Assessment: Cardio-Oncology and Other Ready for Prime Time UsesJuan Carlos…

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JTW Seminar | Joseph Hill, MD, PhD | Heart Failure: Two Inflammatory Tales

April 11 | 4:00 pm5:00 pm CDT

Joseph Hill, MD, PhD 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   Dr. Hill is a cardiologist-scientist whose research focuses on molecular mechanisms of remodeling in the disease-stressed myocardium. He graduated with an MD, PhD from Duke University. Next, he pursued postdoctoral scientific training at the Institut Pasteur…

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Faculty & Fellows Leadership Breakfast with Dr. Joseph Hill

April 12 | 9:30 am11:00 am CDT
Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Special cardiology faculty & fellows breakfast in honor of Dr. Joseph Hill , our distinguished Cardiology Grand Rounds speaker on National Go Red Day and the first day of American Heart Month. The breakfast will be located in the Texas Heart Institute Denton A. Cooley Executive Board Room between 9:30 and 11:00 am.  Please respond to Tracye Dauphin.

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THI Grand Rounds | Joseph Hill, MD, PhD | Renovations in the House of Medicine

April 12 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

Joseph Hill, MD, PhD 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   Dr. Hill is a cardiologist-scientist whose research focuses on molecular mechanisms of remodeling in the disease-stressed myocardium. He graduated with an MD, PhD from Duke University. Next, he pursued postdoctoral scientific training at the Institut Pasteur…

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Updates on Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes

April 15 | 7:30 am5:00 pm CDT
Kings College of London Edmond J Safra Lecture Theatre, East Wing, King's College Strand Campus, Room 4.1, London WC2R 2LS
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom

Global leaders are convening in London to discuss the current state of Sport Cardiology and attempt to propose a new standard. Additionally, a sub-section will deal with a specific update of the pathophysiology and severity methods in anomalous coronary arteries, as based on IVUS imaging. Several clinical cases of CAAs will be discussed by physicians in training and experts. The primary mission of Sport Cardiology is to prevent Sudden Cardiac Death(SCD) during exertion. However: The current status of History and…

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JTW Seminar | Priyatansh Gurha, Ph.D.

April 18 | 4:00 pm5:00 pm CDT

    About the James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Science Seminar Series The James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Seminar Series is a multi‐institutional program organized by the Texas Heart Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. This seminar series provides a unified forum for the cardiovascular research community within the Texas Medical Center to meet, and it connects us to outstanding scientists nationally and internationally. The seminar is…

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THI Cardiology Grand Rounds | 29th Annual Dennis Memorial Lecture

April 19 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT
6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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JTW Seminar | Lilei Zhang, MD, PhD | “Circadian regulation of cardiac remodeling”

April 25 | 4:00 pm5:00 pm CDT

Lilei Zhang, MD, PhD Assistant Professor Molecular and Human Genetics Baylor College of Medicine   About the James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Science Seminar Series The James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Seminar Series is a multi‐institutional program organized by the Texas Heart Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. This seminar series provides a unified forum for the cardiovascular research community within the Texas Medical Center to meet,…

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Faculty & Fellows Leadership Breakfast with Dr. Brian Annex

April 26 | 9:30 am11:00 am CDT
Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Special cardiology faculty & fellows breakfast in honor of Dr. Brian Annex , our distinguished Cardiology Grand Rounds speaker. The breakfast will be located in the Texas Heart Institute Denton A. Cooley Executive Board Room between 9:30 and 11:00 am.  Please respond to Tracye Dauphin.  

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THI Grand Rounds | Brian H. Annex, MD

April 26 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

Brian H. Annex, MD Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Disease Chair, George A. Beller, M.D./Lantheus Medical Imaging Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine Heart and Vascular Center Fontaine   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…

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May 2019

JTW Seminar | Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, MPH

May 2 | 4:00 pm5:00 pm CDT

Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University; Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA   About the James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Science Seminar Series The James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Seminar Series is a multi‐institutional program organized by the Texas Heart Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. This seminar series provides a unified forum for the cardiovascular research…

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Faculty & Fellows Leadership Breakfast with Dr. John Lynn Jefferies

May 3 | 9:30 am11:00 am CDT
Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Special cardiology faculty & fellows breakfast in honor of Dr. John Lynn Jefferies , our distinguished Cardiology Grand Rounds speaker. The breakfast will be located in the Texas Heart Institute Denton A. Cooley Executive Board Room between 9:30 and 11:00 am.  Please respond to Tracye Dauphin.  

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THI Grand Rounds | John Lynn Jefferies, MD, MPH | Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Current Perspectives

May 3 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

John Lynn Jefferies, MD, MPH Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Services Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati, Ohio 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 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…

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Stomp Out Stroke Festival 2019

May 4 | 8:00 am5:00 pm CDT

Houston's Best Brain Day! Stomp Out Stroke Festival is a collaborative event hosted by UTHealth and supported by the many institutions in the Texas Medical Center and organizations across Houston. On this day, we come together to educate the community about stroke. Why?  Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death in the US and someone has a stroke about once every 40 seconds.  Stroke is the leading preventable cause of  disability. Knowing the signs and symptoms is critical. Bring your…

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THI Grand Rounds | 35th Annual Don Chapman Lectureship

May 10 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

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. 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:…

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JTW Seminar | Michael Snyder, PhD

May 16 | 4:00 pm5:00 pm CDT

Michael Snyder, PhD Stanford W. Ascherman Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics; Director, Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA   About the James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Science Seminar Series The James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Seminar Series is a multi‐institutional program organized by the Texas Heart Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. This seminar series provides a unified forum for the cardiovascular…

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Texas Heart Institute Honors Summit 2019

May 17 | 7:00 am6:00 pm CDT

Texas Heart Institute Honors Summit and Igor F. Palacios, MD Distinguished Lectureship in Cardiology covers the history and future of cardiac surgery, the most current strategies in advanced heart failure, different approaches to peripheral interventions, the debate between medical management and coronary intervention, the cost-effectiveness of novel atherosclerotic therapy, and the optimal management of adult congenital heart disease. Target Audience The audience for this continuing medical education activity symposium will target an audience of cardiologists and cardiac surgeons, advanced practice providers,…

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Faculty & Fellows Leadership Breakfast with Dr. Nicolas Smedira

May 24 | 9:30 am11:00 am CDT
Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Special cardiology faculty & fellows breakfast in honor of Dr. John Lynn Jefferies , our distinguished Cardiology Grand Rounds speaker. The breakfast will be located in the Texas Heart Institute Denton A. Cooley Executive Board Room between 9:30 and 11:00 am.  Please respond to Tracye Dauphin.

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THI Grand Rounds | Nicholas G. Smedira, MD, MBA

May 24 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

Nicholas G. Smedira, MD, MBA Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 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…

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JTW Seminar

May 30 | 4:00 pm5:00 pm CDT

About the James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Science Seminar Series The James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Seminar Series is a multi‐institutional program organized by the Texas Heart Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. This seminar series provides a unified forum for the cardiovascular research community within the Texas Medical Center to meet, and it connects us to outstanding scientists nationally and internationally. The seminar is held Thursdays…

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No Cardiology Grand Rounds

May 31 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT
6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States
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June 2019

Annual THI Perfusion Conference 2019

June 7
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 9, 2019

Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States

The Annual THI Perfusion Conference which will be held June 7-9, 2019 at Texas Heart Institute. The agenda for this year’s conference will include case reviews and discussion about the latest trends in the industry. Conference participants will earn  CAT I Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP). Funds raised at this year’s conference will provide critical programatic support for the School of Perfusion as they continue to train the next generation of perfusionists. Registration…

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THI Grand Rounds | Emerson Perin, MD, PhD

June 7 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT
Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Emerson Perin, MD, PhD Medical Director, THI Leadership Director, Center for Clinical Research Medical Director, Stem Cell Center   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…

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Faculty & Fellows Leadership Breakfast with Dr. Jose Jalife

June 14 | 9:30 am11:00 am CDT
Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Special cardiology faculty & fellows breakfast in honor of Dr. Jose Jalife , our distinguished Cardiology Grand Rounds speaker. The breakfast will be located in the Texas Heart Institute Denton A. Cooley Executive Board Room between 9:30 and 11:00 am.  Please respond to Tracye Dauphin.

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THI Grand Rounds | Jose Jalife, MD, PhD

June 14 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

Jose Jalife, MD, PhD Professor, Internal Medicine The Cyrus and Jane Farrehi Professor of Cardiovascular Research Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Director, Center for Arrhythmia Research   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…

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Faculty & Fellows Leadership Breakfast with Dr. Robert D. Simari

June 28 | 9:30 am11:00 am CDT
Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States

Special cardiology faculty & fellows leadership breakfast in honor of Dr. Robert D. Simari , our distinguished Cardiology Grand Rounds speaker. The breakfast will be located in the Texas Heart Institute Denton A. Cooley Executive Board Room between 9:30 and 11:00 am.  Please respond to Tracye Dauphin.

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THI Grand Rounds | Robert D. Simari, MD

June 28 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

Robert D. Simari, MD Executive Vice Chancellor and Dean University of Kansas School of Medicine   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…

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September 2019

JTW Seminar | Douglas W Losordo, MD

September 12 | 5:00 pm6:00 pm CDT

Douglas W Losordo, MD Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Northwestern Medicine   About the James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Science Seminar Series The James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Seminar Series is a multi‐institutional program organized by the Texas Heart Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. This seminar series provides a unified forum for the cardiovascular research community within the Texas Medical Center to meet, and it connects…

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THI Grand Rounds | Douglas W. Losordo , MD

September 13 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

Douglas W Losordo, MD Adjunct Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Northwestern Medicine   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. 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…

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October 2019

Grand Rounds | Roger Hajjar, MD

October 18 | 12:00 pm1:00 pm CDT

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. 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:…

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JTW Seminar | C Thomas Caskey, MD, FACP, FACMG, FRSC

October 24 | 4:00 pm5:00 pm CDT

C. Thomas Caskey, MD, FACP, FACMG, FRSC Professor Molecular and Human Genetics Baylor College of Medicine   About the James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Science Seminar Series The James T. Willerson, MD, Cardiovascular Seminar Series is a multi‐institutional program organized by the Texas Heart Institute, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. This seminar series provides a unified forum for the cardiovascular research community within the Texas Medical Center…

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December 2019

Women’s Health Screening

December 31 | 8:00 am5:00 pm CST
Texas Heart Institute, 6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030 United States

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