Estancia La Jolla Hotel
La Jolla, California


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Sponsored by:

UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center

Endorsed by:
The Heart Failure Society of America

American College of Cardiology

California Chapter




Alan Maisel, MD
Professor of Cardiology
Director: Coronary Care Unit and Heart Failure Program
San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center
UC San Diego

Lori Daniels, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Director, Coronary Care Unit
Division of Cardiology
UC San Diego


Eric Adler, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Medical Director, Cardiac Transplant

Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Director, Pacemaker & ICD Services

Daniel Blanchard, MD, FACC
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Jonathan Hsu, MD, MAS, FACC, FAHA, FHRS
Associate Professor
Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology

Mohit Jain, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Department of Medicine/Department of Pharmacology
Institute for Metabolomics Medicine

Demosthenes G. Papamatheakis, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Hannah and Gene Step Cardiac Wellness
And Rehabilitation Center
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Nicholas Wettersten, MD
Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Cardiology


James deLemos, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Uri Elkayam, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Gregg Fonarow, MD, FACC, FAHA
Professor of Medicine
Director, Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center
Co-Chief, UCLA Division of Cardiology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

J. Thomas Heywood, MD
Medical Director
Advanced Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Scripps Health
San Diego, CA

Allan S. Jaffe, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Chair, Core Clinical Laboratory Services in
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Rochester, MN

Brian Jaski, MD
San Diego Cardiac Center
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program
Sharp Memorial Hospital
San Diego, CA

Peter McCullough, MD
Vice Chief of Medicine
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX

W. Franklin Peacock, IV, MD, FACEP
Professor, Emergency Medicine
Associate Chair and Research Director
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

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