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27th Annual
San Diego Heart Failure Symposium

Advances in the Recognition & Treatment of Heart Failure
July 9 & 10, 2021

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Barry H. Greenberg, MD, FACC
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA


GUEST FACULTY

Enrico Ammirati, MD, PhD
Attending Physician
De Gasperis Cardio Center
Asst Grande Ospedale
Metropolitano Niguarda
Milano, Italy

Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA, FACC
Patrick H. Lehan Chair in Cardiovascular Research
Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine
Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS

Sheryl Chow, PharmD, FCCP, FAHA, FHFSA
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Western University of Health Sciences
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California Irvine
Irvine, CA

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

Gregg Fonarow, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
The Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science
Chief of Cardiology, UCLA Division of Cardiology (Interim)
Director, Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center
Co-Director, UCLA Preventative Cardiology Program
Los Angeles, CA

James L. Januzzi Jr. MD, FACC
Hutter Family Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Carolyn Lam, MBBS, PhD, FRCP, FAMS, FACC, FESC
Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
Senior Consultant Cardiologist
National Heart Centre Singapore
Singapore

Mandeep R. Mehra, MD, FACC, FESC, FHFSA, FRCP (London)
The William Harvey Distinguished Chair in Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine
Executive Director, Center for Advanced Heart Disease
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Jeanne E. Poole, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
University of Washington
Division of Cardiology
Seattle, WA

Lisa Salberg
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association
Denville, NJ

Scott Solomon, MD, FACC
The Edward D. Frohlich Distinguished Chair
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Noninvasive Cardiology
Senior Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc, FACC
Vice Dean, Diversity & Inclusion
Magerstadt Professor of Medicine
Professor of Medical Social Sciences
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL


UC SAN DIEGO FACULTY

Eric Adler, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director,
Heart Transplant and MCS Program
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Cheryl A.M. Anderson, PhD, MPH, MS
Professor and Dean
Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science

Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Director, Pacemaker and ICD Service

Douglas Darden, MD
Electrophysiology Fellow

Gordon Ho, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cardiac Electrophysiologist

Kimberly Hong, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Cardiology – Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Nitin Kabra, MD
Electrophysiology Fellow

Julia McCain, PA
Advanced Heart Failure

Christian W. Mende, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Department of Nephrology

Demos Papamatheakis, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Ryan Reeves, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional CV Medicine Training Program

Jia Shen, MD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Department of Cardiovascular Diseases

Jorge Silva Enciso, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program
Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Transplant Cardiology

Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC, FASPC
Director of Step Family Foundation Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Wellness Center
Associate Professor of Medicine

Howie Tran, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Marcus Anthony Urey, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Nicholas Wettersten, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Cardiology