Thursday, April 18th Sessions


  1. Hypertension: Responsive versus Resistant by Cheryl Himmelfarb PhD, MSN, BS, RN, FAAN, FAHA, FPCNA, ANP, APRN
  2. Cognition and CVD: The Brain and the Heart by Brittany Butts, PhD, RN
  3. Hold What?! Cardiac Clearance for Cardiovascular Procedures by Jane Linderbaum, ARNP, CNP


  1. Diversity, Health Equity and Inclusion: National and Global Perspectives on CVD by Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc, MACC, MACP, FAHA, FHFSA, FRCP, FASPC (Hon.), FPCNA (Hon.)
  2. Spotlight on HFpEF: Heart Failure Guidelines by Chiadi Ndumele MD, PhD

Friday, April 19th Sessions

  1. Sleep: An Overdue Addition to Life’s Essential 8 by Virend Somers, MD, PhD
  2. Management of Chronic Coronary Disease: 2023 Guidelines by Kristin Newby, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, FESC
  3. Artificial Intelligence: Leveraging AI for CVD Management Panel
  4. Hypertriglyceridemia Treatment: Reducing ASDVD Risk for Secondary Prevention by Jan McAlister


  1. Social Determinants of Insominia: A Cross-Sectional Retrospective Study of Philadelphia Residentsy by Foster Osei Baah, MS-PhD, RN
  2. To Cap or Not to Cap: Evidence Appraisal on Femoral Arterial Sheath Care by Kehly Molloy, BSN, RN, CV-BC
  3. RN Perception of Plant-Based Dietary Patterns: Self-Efficacy, Health Beliefs, and Behaviors by Steven Cuzmenco, MSN, RN, CCRN-CMC,CV-BC


  1. IN PERSON ONLY: Workplace Violence: Techniques for Defusing Hostile Scenarios by Mark Kincaid, BAEM, CHSS, CPI/NCII
  2. Murmurs: What’s the Whoosh? by Christian Lorenzo, MD
  3. Remote Patient Monitoring in Heart Failure and Beyond by Kim Newlin, RN, CNS, ANP-C

Saturday, April 20th Sessions

  1. Prevention as Early Intervention by Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FESC, FSCCT
  2. Women’s CVD and Hormonal Transitions Across the Lifespan by Priya Vellanki, MD, MS
  3. Amplifying the Nurse’s Voice through Advocacy by Elizabeth Aquino, PhD, RN