Department of Medicine

The 2nd Cardio-Rheumatology Symposium

Sep 13, 2019
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9:00am–3:00pm
Event
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Description:

The latest evidence shows a strong connection between inflammation and cardiovascular disease in people with rheumatic diseases. But how do we address both conditions at the same time?

On September 13th, a team of experts will unpack the underlying mechanisms linking these conditions and discuss practical strategies to optimize primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Join us this year for the 2nd Cardio-Rheum Symposium. Tickets and more information are listed below.

Accreditation:

College of Family Physicians of Canada - Mainpro+ - 4.5 Mainpro+ 1 credit/hour credits;

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – 4.5 Section 1 hours;

American Medical Association - 4.5 Category 1 credits;

European Union for Medical Specialists (EUMS) - 4.5 ECMEC credits

AGENDA:

8:30-9:00 - Registration and Light breakfast

9:00-9:40 - Practical Approaches to Cardiovascular Risk Stratification in Rheumatic Patients

Dr. Shadi Akhtari, Cardiologist, Women's College Hospital

9:40-10:20 - Exercise as Medicine

Ms. Mireille Landry, Physiotherapist, Women's College Hospital

10:20-10:40 - BREAK

10:40-11:20 - Microbiome in Rheumatic Diseases and Cardio-metabolic conditions

Dr. Jose Scher, Rheumatologist, New York University School of Medicine

11:20-12:00 - Arrhythmias in Cardio-Rheumatology

Dr. Paula Harvey, Cardiologist and Physician-in-Chief, Women’s College Hospital

12:00-1:00 - LUNCH

1:00-1:40 - Impact of Rheumatic Medications on Cardiovascular Risk

Dr. Lihi Eder, Rheumatologist, Women's College Hospital

1:40-2:20 - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Heart Manifestations

Dr. Murray Urowitz, Rheumatologist, Toronto Western Hospital

2:20-3:00 - Panel Discussion - Question & Answer Period

SPEAKERS:

Dr. Murray Urowitz, MD, FRCPC, FACP

Dr. Jose U. Scher, MD

Dr. Lihi Eder, MD, PhD

Dr. Paula Harvey, BMBS, PhD, FRACP

Mireille Landry, PT, MSc

Dr. Shadi Akhtari, MD, FRCPC, FACC

Tickets:

• General Admission: $25
• Trainees (residents, fellows, students): $15

Parking:

• Access to the hospital's underground parking lot is off of Grenville Street.

Tickets and additional information can be found here.

Cardiology, Rheumatology
Location
Women's College Hospital
76 Grenville Street 2nd Floor Auditorium
Toronto
M5S 1B2
2019-09-13 13:00:00 2019-09-13 19:00:00 UTC The 2nd Cardio-Rheumatology Symposium Description: The latest evidence shows a strong connection between inflammation and cardiovascular disease in people with rheumatic diseases. But how do we address both conditions at the same time? On September 13th, a team of experts will unpack the underlying mechanisms linking these conditions and discuss practical strategies to optimize primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Join us this year for the 2nd Cardio-Rheum Symposium. Tickets and more information are listed below. Accreditation: College of Family Physicians of Canada - Mainpro+ - 4.5 Mainpro+ 1 credit/hour credits; Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – 4.5 Section 1 hours; American Medical Association - 4.5 Category 1 credits; European Union for Medical Specialists (EUMS) - 4.5 ECMEC credits AGENDA: 8:30-9:00 - Registration and Light breakfast 9:00-9:40 - Practical Approaches to Cardiovascular Risk Stratification in Rheumatic Patients Dr. Shadi Akhtari, Cardiologist, Women's College Hospital 9:40-10:20 - Exercise as Medicine Ms. Mireille Landry, Physiotherapist, Women's College Hospital 10:20-10:40 - BREAK 10:40-11:20 - Microbiome in Rheumatic Diseases and Cardio-metabolic conditions Dr. Jose Scher, Rheumatologist, New York University School of Medicine 11:20-12:00 - Arrhythmias in Cardio-Rheumatology Dr. Paula Harvey, Cardiologist and Physician-in-Chief, Women’s College Hospital 12:00-1:00 - LUNCH 1:00-1:40 - Impact of Rheumatic Medications on Cardiovascular Risk Dr. Lihi Eder, Rheumatologist, Women's College Hospital 1:40-2:20 - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Heart Manifestations Dr. Murray Urowitz, Rheumatologist, Toronto Western Hospital 2:20-3:00 - Panel Discussion - Question & Answer Period SPEAKERS: Dr. Murray Urowitz, MD, FRCPC, FACP Dr. Jose U. Scher, MD Dr. Lihi Eder, MD, PhD Dr. Paula Harvey, BMBS, PhD, FRACP Mireille Landry, PT, MSc Dr. Shadi Akhtari, MD, FRCPC, FACC Tickets: • General Admission: $25• Trainees (residents, fellows, students): $15 Parking: • Access to the hospital's underground parking lot is off of Grenville Street. Tickets and additional information can be found here. 76 Grenville Street 2nd Floor Auditorium - Women's College Hospital keith.colaco@wchospital.ca