Hosted by Baylor University Medical Center, a part of Baylor Scott & White Health

Course Description

This program is designed to increase the participant’s knowledge of current advances in the diagnosis and management of heart failure.

After attending the meeting, participants should be able to:

  • Assess indications, use, and limitations of intravascular ultrasound imaging and coronary physiology in the everyday practice.
  • Describe the current management strategies for chronic heart failure.
  • Create a framework for risk-stratification of patients with advanced heart failure.
  • Illustrate the clinical usage and pitfalls of temporary and durable mechanical circulatory support.
  • Recognize the importance of a thorough advanced heart failure therapies candidate and the challenges in candidacy selection.

Scientific Program

Saturday, February 04, 2023
7:00 am
Registration opens, vendor tables open
7:45 am
8:00 am
Section 1: New HF Advances
Speakers include: Timothy Gong, MD, Amarinder Bindra, MD, and Parag Kale, MD
9:30 am
Break and vendor tables
10:00 am
Section 2: Hospitalized HF
Speakers include: Melody Sherwood, MD, Shelley A. Hall, MD, and Cesar Guerrero-Miranda, MD
11:30 am
Section 3: Unusual Cardiac Conditions
Speakers include: Istvan Seri, MD, PhD and Farah Al-Saffar, MD
12:30 pm
Lunch and vendor tables
1:30 pm
Section 4: Heart Transplantation
Speakers include: Hsi, MD, Melody Sherwood, MD, and Shelley A. Hall, MD
3:00 pm
3:30 pm
Section 5: Durable VADs
Speakers include: Cesar Guerrero-Miranda, MD and Dan Meyer, MD
4:30 pm
Closing, Exhibit/Cocktail Hour

Target Audience

This symposium is intended for specialists and advanced practice providers with an interest in heart failure care.

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET), Provider #0007001, has approved this program for 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
The Foundation for Advanced Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) was reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) and awarded accreditation status as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To receive credit, attendees must complete the following steps: sign-in, attend the program, and complete an evaluation. Content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of FACET. This material has been prepared based on a review of multiple sources of information but is not comprehensive. The credit number is subject to change with the finalization of the agenda.
Participants are advised to critically appraise the information presented, and they are encouraged to consult the available literature on any product or device mentioned in this activity.


Officially endorsed by the Heart Failure Society of America. The opinions presented in this educational activity do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of the HFSA.

Course Director


Shelley A. Hall, MD


Farah Al-Saffar, MD

Amarinder Bindra, MD

Timothy Gong, MD

Cesar Guerrero-Miranda, MD

Shelley A. Hall, MD

Hsi, MD

Parag Kale, MD

Dan Meyer, MD

Istvan Seri, MD, PhD

Melody Sherwood, MD


Westin Dallas Galleria

13340 Dallas Parkway Dallas, TX 75240


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