The 14th Annual Emory Women and Heart Disease Conference will be held virtually via Zoom on August 15 and will include a keynote address by Dr. Carlos Del Rio.
Using clinical based cases, attendees will learn the association between NAFLD and CVD, the clinical presentation of CVD in HIV patients, sex-based differences in valve replacement, and the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion for women in cardiology.
At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:
- Review the presentation and management of cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected patients
- Discuss the association between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and increased cardiovascular risk
- Understand the treatment options for women with symptomatic aortic valve disease
- Identify the challenges and opportunities to increase enrollment of women and underrepresented groups in clinical trials
- Understand the gender and racial disparities in outcomes among patients with COVID-19
- Recognize the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion for women in cardiology
Participating faculty include: Kendra Grubb, MD, MHA; Igho Ofotokun, MD, MSc; Jada Bussey-Jones, MD; Modele O. Ogunniyi, MD, MPH; and conference Course Directors: Ijeoma Isiadinso, MD and Gina Lundberg, MD.
To register, visit www.emory.edu/CME