Women and Heart Disease – Closing the Gender Gap



Saturday, January 26, 2013

Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel | Jacksonville, Florida

7:30 – 8:00 am		Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:50 – 8:00 am Welcome and Overview – Alan Miller, MD
8:00 – 8:30 am Current State of Cardiovascular Health in Women - Potpourri of Maladies
Gladys P. Velarde, MD

8:30 – 9:30 am CHF: Therapies & Devices (Impact on Women) Lynne Warner Stevenson, MD | Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
9:30 – 10:30 am Gender Implications of Antiplatelet Therapy Dominick Angiolillo, MD
10:30 – 10:45 am Break/Exhibits
11:00 – 12:00 pm Integrative Approaches to Cardiac Care in Women Erminia Guarneri, MD Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, La Jolla, CA
12:00 – 1:00 pm Diabetets and Heart Disease: Are Women Different?
Michael E. Farkouh, MD, MSc Director, FREEDOM Trial Office, Mount Sinai Heart, NYC

1:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch and Exhibits
1:30 – 2:00 pm Panel Discussion/Question & Answer Session

DIRECTOR: Gladys R. Velarde, MD – Associate Professor & Medical Director, Cardiovascular Women’s Heart Program
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Cardiologists, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine physicians and allied health professionals.

COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion, participants should be able to:
• Recognize gender differences in cardiovascular disease manifestation, prevalence and outcomes.
• Describe gender differences in heart failure presentation and treatment implications.
• Recognize the importance of an integrative approach to women’s cardiovascular care.
• Describe gender implications of antiplatelet therapy in women with cardiovascular disease.
• Discuss the impact of diabetes in cardiovascular health in women and key treatment issues.

Questions? Contact Kai Woods, UF CME Office at 904 244-3158; kai.woods@jax.ufl.edu

The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only those credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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