Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

Updated November 14, 2019

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

UofL Health - Jewish Hospital / UofL Health - 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:  Narayana Sarma Singam, M.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

“Evolving Management Strategies in Diabetic Patients with Coronary Heart Disease” 


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 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"


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

NO CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS


December 4

POSTPONED

Tushar N. Shah, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FASETushar Shah

December 11

NO CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS


December 18

Muthiah VaduganathanMuthiah Vaduganathan, M.D., MPH
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

"Coming to Grips With Chronic Heart Failure: Keeping Up with Best Practices"


December 25

Happy Holidays!


January 8

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


January 22

Karim El-KershKarim El-Kersh, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"CTEPH: An Update for the Clinician"


February 5

Shahab GhafghaziShahab Ghafghazi, M.D., MRCP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


April 29

Michelle BloomMichelle Weisfelner Bloom, M.D.
Stony Brook Heart Institute
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY