Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

Updated July 10, 2019

► Wednesdays, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.  (NO GRAND ROUNDS in June, July or August)

Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Center * Great Halls I & II
201 Abraham Flexner Way - 16th Floor

* Unless otherwise noted, Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds will be held at this location

Directors:  Joseph Moore IV, Ph.D. and Sohail Ikram, M.D.
Coordinator:  Monica Sivori 502-852-1162

Accreditation Statement

The University of Louisville School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The University of Louisville School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development office designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual Continuing Education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content, but does provide CEUs pending content review of each presentation.

Special Services

To request disability arrangements, call Monica Sivori @ 502-852-1162 at least seven days prior to the program. The University of Louisville School of Medicine fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.

Fall 2019 


September 18

Michael E. Farkouh, M.D.Michael E. Farkouh, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Vice-Chair, Research
Peter Munk Chair in Multinational Clinical Trials
Director, Heart and Stroke/Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research
University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Toronto, ON
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

September 25


October 2

Michael HallMichael E. Hall, M.D., FAHA, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Physiology & Biophysics
Associate Director, Cardiology Fellowship Program
University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine
Jackson, MS

“Visceral Obesity and Subclinical Kidney Disease:  Drivers of Heart Failure?”

October 9


October 16

James UnderbergJames A. Underberg, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
President-Elect National Lipid Association
NYU Medical School & NYU Center for CV Prevention
New York, NY

"Updates on Blood Cholesterol - Applying new Guidelines to Clinical Practice"

October 23


October 30


November 6

Andrew DeFilippisAndrew P. DeFilippis, M.D., M.Sci.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

November 13


November 20

Gregory PiazzaGregory Piazza, M.D., MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

"Adaptive Protocols & Practical Strategies for the use of Novel Anticoagulation Reversal Agents" 

November 27


December 4

Sohail IkramSohail Ikram, M.D., FACC
Professor of Medicine
Clinical Chief, University of Louisville Hospital
Director, Invasive and Interventional Cardiology
Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Director, Endovascular Interventions
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

December 11


December 18