UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute Atrial Fibrillation Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach

March 5, 2022

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Saturday, March 5, 2022
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
A hybrid educational event.

About This Course 

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute presents the 2022 Atrial Fibrillation Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Approach. This in-person and virtual CME event will feature a range of discussions about the latest advancements in atrial fibrillation diagnosis and treatment. Presented by UPMC faculty, topics will include screening for atrial fibrillation, stroke prevention, heart failure and atrial fibrillation, surgical treatment, atrial fibrillation ablation, and a review of complex cases. 

See full agenda here.

Who Should Attend 

The course is designed for physicians, (including family practitioners, internists, residents, cardiologists, cardiac electrophysiologists, cardiology and EP fellows) advance practice providers, physician assistants, nurses, researchers, medical students, other health care providers and industry employed professionals involved in the care of patients with atrial fibrillation.

Course Director:

Samir F. Saba, MD
Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Harry S. Tack Chair, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Co-Director, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

Course Co-Directors:

N. A. Mark Estes III, MD
Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship
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Sandeep K. Jain, MD
Professor of Medicine 
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Director, UPMC Center for Atrial Fibrillation
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Course Faculty:

Konstantinos Aronis, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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William Barrington, MD
Professor of Medicine 
Vice President of Medical Affairs, UPMC Shadyside
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Kathryn Berlacher, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Chief of Education
Director, Magee Women’s Heart Program
Program Director, Adult Cardiology Fellowship
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Aditya Bhonsale, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Mehak Dhande, MD
Fellow, Division of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Genevieve Everett, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
UPMC Altoona and UPMC Somerset
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Jessica Huston, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Krishna Kancharla, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Elizabeth Piccione, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Northern Regional Pod, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Interim President, UPMC Horizon-Jameson
Vice President of Medical Affairs, UPMC Jameson
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Madhurmeet Singh, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
UPMC Hamot
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Ibrahim Sultan, MD
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Surgical Director, UPMC Center for Heart Valve Disease
Director, UPMC Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease
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Andrew Voigt, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
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Faculty Education Committee Leadership:

Suresh Mulukutla, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chair, Cardiology, UPMC Passavant
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Ibrahim Sultan, MD
Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Surgical Director, UPMC Center for Heart Valve Disease
Director, UPMC Center for Thoracic Aortic Disease
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