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Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel
4441 Collins Ave 
Miami Beach, Florida 
33140 USA

ACHD QuERI / ES QuERI Program Combined Investigators' Meeting
October 19 - 21, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018


Meal vouchers will be provided in your Welcome Package for Dinner on Friday and Saturday and Breakfast on Sunday (if applicable). Meal vouchers can be used at leisure in any of the restaurants at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel.

Your Welcome Package will be delivered to your room after you have checked in. If your arrival is later than 8:00pm, we will provide you with the package at our Registration Desk (Fleur de Lis Foyer) the next morning.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Activity Start Time End Time Location
Registration 7:45 am 3:00 pm Fleur de Lis Foyer
Meeting 8:45 am 3:00 pm Fontaine
Breakfast 7:45 am 8:45 am Fleur de Lis
Break 10:15 am 10:35 am Fleur de Lis
Lunch 12:10 pm 1:00 pm Fleur de Lis


Agenda - Saturday, October 20, 2018

7:45 AM

Registration and Breakfast

8:45 AM Welcome Michael J. Landzberg, MD
Gary Palmer, MD
8:55 Update on ACHD QuERI Anatoly Langer, MD
9:15 ECG in ACHD QuERI: Update from the core lab Gary Webb, MD
9:25 Echo in Early Detection of PAH: Results from the Core Lab Paul Forfia, MD
9:35 Five Critical Take-Aways from the New ACC/AHA ACHD Care Guidelines Curt J. Daniels, MD
10:00 Panel Discussion All Participants
10:15 Break  
10:35 Highlight’s from the 6th World Symposium    Vallerie V. McLaughlin, MD
11:00 Palliative Care in ACHD: Really Michael J. Landzberg, MD
11:25 Risk Stratification and Biomarker Sub-Study Update Alexander Opotowsky, MD
11:45 Panel Discussion and Q & A All Participants
12:10 PM Lunch  
1:00 Update on Eisenmenger QuERI Anatoly Langer, MD
1:20 The Emerging Role for Biomarkers to Better Understand and Care for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Alexander Opotowsky, MD
1:40 Appropriate Use of Echocardiography in PAH Management Paul Forfia, MD
2:00 Next Steps for ACHD and ES QuERI Anatoly Langer, MD
2:10 Panel Discussion and Q & A All Participants
3:00 Close  

Sunday, October 21, 2018




Project Leader ACHD & ES
Caroline Spindler
Canadian Heart Research Centre
Tel: 1-800-659-3734 x 224

Steering Committee

Michael J. Landzberg, MD (Chair ACHD)(Co-Chair ES)

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Boston Adult Congenital Heart (BACH) and Pulmonary Hypertension Program

Curt J. Daniels, MD (ACHD)
Director, Columbus Ohio Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension Programs
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
The Ohio State University
Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Paul Forfia, MD (ACHD)
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension/ Right Heart Failure and Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Program
Temple University Hospital

Anatoly Langer, MD
Chair, Canadian Heart Research Centre
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Division of Cardiology, St. Michael’s Hospital

Vallerie V. McLaughlin, MD (ACHD) (Co-Chair ES)
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
University of Michigan Health System

Gary Webb, MD (ACHD)
Director, The Cincinnati Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Heart Institute

Gary Palmer, MD (non-voting)  
Senior VP Medical
Actelion Pharmaceuticals US



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