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2024 Recordings 
Date  Presenter Presentation Title

May 22, 2024

3rd Year Fellows 3rd Year Fellow Research
May 15, 2024 Jeff Olgin, MD, Jorge Kizer, MD, and Priscilla Hsue, MD

UCSF/VA/ZSFG State of the Division

May 8, 2024

2nd Year Fellows

2nd Year Fellow Research

April 24, 2024

Akhilesh K. Sista, MD

The PE-TRACT trial: origins, rationale, and conduct

April 17, 2024

Matt Springer, PhD and Leila Mohammadi, MD, PhD

Cardiovascular effects of marijuana and tobacco, and the UCSF CANDIDE Study of marijuana users
April 11, 2024

ACC Recap with 2nd Year Fellows

ACC Recap
April 3, 2024

Mary McGrae McDermott, MD

Diagnosis and management of peripheral artery disease

March 27, 2024

Tor Biering-Sørensen, MD, PhD

Using Nationwide Registries to Conduct Pragmatic Randomized Trials

March 20, 2024

Fatima Rodriguez, MD

AI for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Hype, Hope, and ChatGPT

March 13, 2024

Uday N. Kumar, MD and Ethan Weiss, MD

Solving Unmet Needs: A Fireside Chat on Entrepreneurship

March 6, 2024

Donald M Lloyd-Jones, MD
Sampson Lecture

Current and Future Approaches to Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

February 28, 2024

Cara Pellegrini, MD

Atrial Fibrillation: The Heart of the Matter

February 21, 2024

Julio Lamprea Montealegre, MD, PhD

Linking Paths: Enhancing Cardiovascular Health through Early CKD Detection and Treatment

February 14, 2024

Sean Agbor-Enoh, MD, PhD

Cell-free DNA Detects Disease Early: Transplant Rejection and Other Diseases
February 7, 2024

Ajay Kirtane, MD

Catheter-Based Renal Denervation for the Treatment of Hypertension
January 31, 2024

Vasanth Vedantham, MD, PhD and Julianne Wojciak, MS, LGC

Incorporating Genetics into Cardiovascular Care: Current State of the Art and Future Directions
January 24, 2024

Michelle Kittleson, MD, PhD

Hot Topics in Heart Transplantation
January 17, 2024

Romit Bhattacharya, MD, Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School

The OurHealth Study: Lifestyle, Genomics and Elevated Cardiometabolic Risk in South Asians
January 10, 2024

Rachel Marcus, MD, Regional Director of Echocardiography for Medstar North

Zebras, Hammers, and Chagas Cardiomyopathy
2023 Recordings
Date  Presenter Presentation Title
December 13, 2023 Michelle A. Albert, MD, Professor, UCSF Adversity in Academic Medicine: Career Truths, Recruitment, Retention, and Success According to Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
December 6, 2023 Philippe Pibarot, DVM, PHD, Department of Medicine of Laval University New Frontiers in the Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Stenosis
November 29, 2023 Sammy Elmariah, MD, Associate Professor, UCSF Optimizing the management of aortic stenosis: The paradox of progress
November 15, 2023

UCSF Cardiology First Year Fellows

First Year Fellow AHA Review, Clinical Trials from American Heart Association November 2023
November 8, 2023 Christine E. Seidman, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Cardiomyopathies: Does Defining Genotype Really Matter?
November 1, 2023 Elisa Bradley, MD, Penn State College of Medicine SHePREG: The study of heart function before and after pre-eclampsia
October 25, 2023 Samia Mora, MD, Harvard Medical School Primary Prevention of ASCVD: Where are we in 2023 Precision Medicine or Population Health?
October 11, 2023 Lorrel Toft, MD, University of Nevada Emotional Preparation to Perform CPR: A New Era in Lay Rescuer CPR Training
October 4, 2023 Andrew Krahn, MD, University of British Columbia Sudden Cardiac Death Genetics
September 27, 2023 Erin Michos, MD, Johns Hopkins University Obesity Management for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention:  New Tools in the New Era
September 20, 2023 Jennifer Tremmel, MD, Stanford University Evaluation and Treatment of Angina With nonobstructive Coronary Arteries (ANOCA)
September 13, 2023 Catherine Tcheandjieu, DVM, PhD, UCSF Why Current Polygenic Risk Scores for Coronary Artery Disease Lack Portability in Diverse Populations
September 6, 2023 Michael Alexanian, PhD, UCSF  Modulating Cell States in Heart Failure
May 31, 2023

Rahul Goli, MD, Leila Haghighat, MD and Megan Mclaughlin, MD, 3rd year UCSF Cardiology Fellows 

3rd Year Fellow’s Research
May 24, 2023

Amir Munir, MD, Ram Venkateswaran, MD and Jackie DesJardin, MD, 3rd year UCSF Cardiology Fellows 

3rd Year Fellow’s Research
May 10, 2023

Shawn Li, MD, Anjali Thakkar, MD, James Salazar, MD and Luisa Ciuffo, MD, 2nd year UCSF Cardiology Fellows

2nd Year Fellow’s Research Plans for 3rd Year Cardiology Fellowship
May 3, 2023

Allison Kratka, MD, Shannon Walker, MD and Colette DeJong, MD, 2nd year UCSF Cardiology Fellows

2nd Year Fellow’s Research Plans for 3rd Year Cardiology Fellowship
April 26, 2023 Lior Gepstein, MD, PhD, Director of the Cardiology Division at Rambam Health Care Campus in Israel Advanced Biological Solutions for the Study and Treatment of Cardiac Disorders
April 19, 2023 Marko Boskovski, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, UCSF Towards a Living Aortic Valve: Aortic Valve Repair and the Ross Procedure
April 12, 2023 Judith Hochman, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at NYU Langone Health​​​​ Sampson Lecture: The Role of Revascularization in SIHD: a Deep Dive into ISCHEMIA
April 5, 2023 James Pirruccello, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine, UCSF Aortopathy, deep learning, and complex trait genetics
March 29, 2023 Bettina Heidecker, MD, Head of Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy at the Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin Myocarditis and the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 22, 2023 William Fearon, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director of Interventional Cardiology, Stanford PCI vs CABG for Multivessel Coronary Disease: The FAME 3 Trial
March 15, 2023 Victoria Parikh, MD, Assistant Professor, Stanford Improving diagnosis and precision care for patients with inherited cardiovascular disease
March 8, 2023

American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2023 Meeting Fellow Review 

ACC Second Year Fellows - Clinical Trial Reports 
March 1, 2023

Jennifer Cowger, MD, Medical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program and Co-Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Henry Ford Hospital and Associate Professor at Wayne State University

Cardiogenic shock: Managing the macrocirculation, microcirculation, and expectations
February 15, 2023 Luc Djousse, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of Research Brigham and Women's Hospital  Marine Omega-3 for CVD Prevention: Controversy and Facts from Recent Randomized Clinical Trials
February 8, 2023 Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, Director of disease management for Hoag Heart and Vascular Institute, and Professor at the University of California, Irvine Digital Transformation and the Road to Equity
February 1, 2023 David Morrow, MD, Director, Levine Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Preparing Critical Care Cardiology for the Next Era: Can we move from ‘best’ practice to evidence-based care?
January 25, 2023 Jonathan Tobis, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCLA The Heart-Brain Connection: PFO Associated Stroke, Migraine, and Hypoxemia
January 18, 2023 Joe-Elie Salem, MD, Associate professor at Sorbonne Université Management of myocarditis induced by immune checkpoint inhibitors
January 11, 2023 William Lombardi, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington The Effect of Competencies on Patient Care and Trial Outcomes of Therapeutic Procedures


2022 Recordings 
Date  Presenter Presentation Title
December 14, 2022 Kenneth Ellenbogen, MD, Kimmerling Professor of Cardiology, VCU School of Medicine The A, B, Cs of Conduction System Pacing
December 7, 2022 Andrew Ambrosy, MD, Assistant Medical Director, Clinical Trials Program, Kaiser Permanente Northern California The Understanding Inpatient and Outpatient Care and Outcomes in a Learning and Integrated Healthcare Delivery Organization Due to Worsening Heart Failure (UTILIZE-WHF) Study
November 30, 2022 Rebecca Hahn, MD, Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Director of Interventional Echocardiography Structural and Valve Center  Defining the Heart Team : New Roles for the Interventional Imager
November 9, 2022 Noel Bairey Merz, MD, Professor and Ednowed Chair at Cedars Sinai, Director Barbra Streisand Women's Health Center Ischemic Heart Disease in Women: Update 2022 (Sokolow Lecture)
November 2, 2022 Jonathan Davis, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine, UCSF Heart Failure Guideline Updates
October 27, 2022 David Ouyang, MD, Cardiologist, Cedars Sinai Development to Deployment of Cardiovascular AI
October 12, 2022 Aaron Baggish, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Lausanne Sports Cardiology: Past Progress and Future Challenges
October 5, 2022 Candice Silversides, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada  The Emerging Field of Cardio-Obstetrics
September 28, 2022 Lloyd Klein, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF Guidelines 2022: Appraising Decision Making in SIHD Management
September 21, 2022 Khadijah Breathett, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine at Indiana University Heart Failure Equity: Inspiring a Culture of Change
September 14, 2022 Matt Durstenfeld, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine, UCSF Deciphering Cardiac Involvement in Long COVID
September 7, 2022 Javid Moslehi, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine, UCSF
May 11, 2022 Uli Jorde, MD, Chief for Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation as well as vice chief of cardiology at the Montefiore / Einstein Heart and Vascular Center

Medical Therapy in HF (and what to do when it fails)

May 4, 2022 Karen Stout, MD, Associate Chief of Cardiology at the University of Washington Medical Center and Adjunct Professor of Pediatric Cardiology

The 2018 Adult Congenital Heart Disease Guidelines AHA/ACC Guidelines – 10 Lessons Learned

April 27, 2022 Robert Bonow, MD, Professor of Cardiology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Reflections on 50 years studying aortic valve disease

April 20, 2022 Jorge Kizer, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF

HIV and Cardiac End-Organ Damage: Insights from the Women's Interagency HIV Study

April 13, 2022 Geoff Tison, MD, Assistant Professor, UCSF

Using Artificial Intelligence to Expand what is Possible in Medicine 

March 23, 2022 Richard Cheng, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF

Interventional and Device-Based Therapies for the Heart Failure Patient: Cardiogenic Shock and Beyond

March 16, 2022 Beth Cohen, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF

The Mind-Heart Connection: Stress and Trauma as Cardiovascular Risk Factors

March 9, 2022 Aarthi Sabanayagam, MD, Assistant Professor, UCSF

Sliding Doors: The High Risk Cardiovascular Patient and Pregnancy

March 2, 2022 Marc Simon, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF

The Right Ventricle in Pulmonary Hypertension and Beyond: Structure, Functional Assessment, Translational Insights, and Therapeutic Implications

February 23, 2022 Francesca Delling, MD, Associate Professor, UCSF Arrhythmic Risk Stratification in Mitral Valve Prolapse: From Imaging to Genetics
February 16, 2022

Barry Borlaug, MD, Mayo Clinic 

Heart Failure in the 21st Century: The Emerging Importance of Obesity

February 9, 2022 Liviu Klein, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF  Leveraging Technology to Reinvent Heart Failure Care
February 2, 2022 Isha Jain, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF and Gladstone Institutes

Turning the Oxygen and Vitamin Dials

January 26, 2022

Bruce Conklin, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF and Gladstone Institutes 

Decoding and Repairing Genetic Disease with CRISPR and iPS cells

January 11, 2022 Tom Nguyen, MD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, UCSF  

What is our Why and Why is our Why? 

2021 Recordings
Date  Presenter Presentation Title
December 15, 2021  Ted Abraham, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF 

The Evolving Management of HCM

December 8, 2021 

Shafkat Anwar, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Radiology, UCSF 

3D+: Redefining Possible in Adult Congenital and Structural Heart Disease
November 3, 2021 Nisha Parikh, MD Associate Professor, UCSF 

Pregnancy and Cardiometabolic Outcomes: Opportunities to Improve CVD Prevention 

October 27, 2021

Cheryl Anderson, MD, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health

Diet and Cardiovascular Health Disparities
October 20, 2021 Zoltan Arany, MD, Perelman School of Medicine

Understanding Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

October 13, 2021

Jonathan Davis, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, UCSF

Organizing Teams to Address Healthcare Disparities for Patients with Heart Failure

October 6, 2021 Greg Marcus, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF Patient-Centered Research into Cardiac Arrhythmias
September 29, 2021 Rita Redberg, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF FDA Device Regulation: Innovation with Evidence 
September 22, 2021 Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD, Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University Convergent Connected Cardiovascular Health: Looking Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic 
September 15, 2021 Hani Jneid, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine  Updates in AS and TAVR
September 8, 2021 Priscilla Hsue, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF, Chief of Cardiology, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Immunomodulation and CVD: Lessons from HIV and COVID-19
May 25, 2021 Michael Heller, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF and Alexander Lam, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Presentation and Management 
April 28, 2021 Joan Reede, MD, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School  From Awareness to Action: Actionable Ways to Effect DEI Efforts
April 21, 2021 Anu Agarwal, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF Addressing the Needs of Adult Congenital Heart Disease Population: First few steps on a long journey
April 14, 2021 Rachel Lampert, MD, Professor of Medicine, Yale University  After the Diagnosis: Return to Play for Athletes with Cardiovascular Disease 
April 7, 2021 Robert Rushakoff, MD, Professor of Medicine, UCSF Diabetes Drugs and Cardiac Disease 
March 31, 2021 Ahmed Tawakol, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital Stress and Cardiovascular Disease: New Data and Clinical Implications 
March 24, 2021 Lloyd Klein, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Development of a Decision Tree for the Management of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest

March 17, 2021 Stephen B. Thomas, MD, Professor of Health Policy and Management at University of Maryland Shedding Light on the Long Shadow of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study: Advancing Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccinations in Communities of Color
March 9, 2021 Nanette Wenger, MD, Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine Understanding the Journey: The Past, Present, and Future of CVD in Women
March 3, 2021 Kirsten Tolstrup, MD, Professor, UCSF The Tricuspid Valve in 2021 - the forgotten valve no longer
February 10, 2021 Krishan Soni, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF and Lucas Zier, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF Complex High Risk Indicated Coronary Intervention and the role for Chronic Total Occlusion PCI
February 3, 2021 Jonathan Linder, MD, Professor of Cardiology, Oregon Health and Science University  Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging for Developing the Drugs of Tomorrow 
January 27, 2021 Randall Lee, MD, Professor, UCSF Impact of Ablation and LAA Closure on AF and Stroke Prevention: Are the Data Convincing? 
January 20, 2021 Sharonne Hayes, MD, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: New Insights About this Not-So-Rare Condition
January 13, 2021 Alicia Fernandez, MD, Professor, UCSF and Ashley McMullen, MD, Assistant Professor, UCSF Dealing with Racist Patients 
2020 Recordings
Date  Presenter Presentation Title
December 16, 2020 Melvin Scheinman, MD, Professor, UCSF Pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, treatment, and cure of the Brugada syndrome
December 9, 2020 Rebecca Cogswell, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota  Sarcopenia in Heart Failure: Lessons Learned in the Advanced Heart Failure Population
December 2, 2020 John Teerlink, MD, Professor, UCSF Cardiac myotropes: A new direction for Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction
November 18, 2020 UCSF First-Year Fellows American Heart Association (AHA) Meeting Recap
November 4, 2020 Allan Klein, MD, Professor, Cleveland Clinic  Multimodality CV Imaging of Patients with Pericardial Disease: Imaging Guided Therapy

October 28, 2020

Maria Rosa Constanzo, MD, Medical Director, Heart Failure Research, Advocate Heart Institute 

Central Sleep Apnea: How to screen, how to treat

October 14, 2020

Alka Kanaya, MD, Professor, UCSF

Cardiometabolic Disease in South Asians: Findings from the MASALA Study

October 7, 2020

Sandro Galea, MD, Professor, Boston University 

Health Have Health Have Nots in the Time of COVID-19

September 30, 2020

Mandar Aras, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine

Cardiac Amyloidosis: More than a rare disease

September 16, 2020

Anne Thorson, MD, Professor, UCSF
Alexis Beatty, MD, Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Past, Present, and Future

September 9, 2020

Jeffrey Olgin, MD
Chief of Cardiology, UCSF

The Consequential Year of 2020: How COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter Collided to Shape a New Decade

June 3, 2020

Ethan Weiss, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine, UCSF

What's New in Nutrition? 

May 27, 2020

Alexandra (Jay) Teng, MD, Clinical Fellow, UCSF
Benjamin Kelemen, MD, Clinical Fellow, UCSF
Gregory Judson, MD, Clinical Fellow, UCSF

Third Year Fellow Research Presentations, Part 2

May 20, 2020

Krishan Soni, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor, Medicine, UCSF

Evolving Algorithms for the Treatment of Acute MI Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock

May 13, 2020

Shadi Kalantarian, MD, Clinical Fellow, UCSF
Alan Baik, MD, Clinical Fellow, UCSF
Teresa Wang, MD, Clinical Fellow, UCSF

Third Year Fellow Research Presentations, Part 1

May 6, 2020

Nelson Schiller, MD
Professor of Medicine, UCSF

The Heart and Soul Study (2000-2020): The study that keeps on giving

April 29, 2020

Daniel Sims, MD, Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Nisha Parikh, MD, Associate Professor, UCSF 
Bruce Conklin, MD, Professor, UCSF
Gregory Judson, MD, Clinical Fellow, UCSF  
Benjamin Kelemen, MD, Clinical Fellow, UCSF 

Follow-up on Cardiac Considerations in the COVID Era

April 22, 2020

Vera Rigolin, MD
Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Northwestern University

Time flies when you're having fun with Aortic Stenosis

April 15, 2020

Suzanne Oparil, MD
Professor Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Alabama at Birmingham

The SPRINT Marathon: The Race Goes On

April 8, 2020

Javid Moslehi, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardio-Oncology Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Cardio-Oncology and Cardio-Immunology how Advances in Oncology and Immunology can bring new Perspective to Clinical Cardiology

April 1, 2020

UCSF Faculty and Fellows

UCSF at ACC Presentations from the Lost Conference 

March 25, 2020

Bruce Conklin, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Nisha Parikh, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Cardiovascular Considerations in COVID-19 Infection

March 11, 2020

Dan Roden, MD
Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University
Using the Electronic Health Record for Discovery and Implementation in Cardiovascular Personalized Medicine

March 4, 2020

Doreen DeFaria Yeh, MD
Assistant Professor Harvard Medical School, Co-Director MGH Cardiovascular Disease and Pregnancy Program, Associate Director, MGH Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Healthy Moms and Healthy Babies: High-Risk Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy 2020

February 26, 2020

Carlin S. Long, MD
Professor of Medicine, Director, Center for the Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease, University of California San Francisco
The Role of Aspirin in Primary Prevention of CAD

February 19, 2020

V.S. Mahadevan, MD 
Professor of Medicine, Director, Structural and Adult Congenital Cardiac Interventions, University of California San Francisco
Future Non-Surgical Treatment Modalities for Patients with Structural Heart Disease 

February 12, 2020

Alexis Beatty, MD, MAS
Associate Professor Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Medicine, University of California San Francisco
Human-Centered Design for Cardiovascular Digital Health Technology 

February 5, 2020

Rita Redberg, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Lucas Zier, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Cardiology Grand Rounds Debate: No Patients with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease Should Recieve PCI

January 29, 2020

Christopher M. Kramer, MD
George A. Beller MD/Lantheus Medical Imaging  Distinguished Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Chief, Cardiovascular Division University of Virginia Health

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging: 2020 and Beyond
January 22, 2020

Brian L. Black, PhD
Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco

Identification and Analysis of Heart Regeneration Enhancers in the Zebrafish
January 15, 2020

Edward P. Gerstenfeld, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of California San Francisco

PVCs Revisited: Etiology Significance and Management
January 8, 2020

T. Jared Bunch, MD
Professor of Medicine Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center 

Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke, and Dementia; Mechanisms of Risk and Pathways of Prevention