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2024 ALACC Winter Conference

  • 20 Jan 2024
  • Grand Bohemian Hotel, Birmingham, AL


  • Cardiovascular team members of ALACC
  • Cardiovascular team members, not a member of ALACC
  • Registration for Fellows, Residents, Students
  • Physician - not a member of ACC

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2024 ALACC Winter Conference

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Grand Bohemian Hotel - Birmingham, Alabama

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6:30 - 7:30 a.m.  Registration, Strolling Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

7:30 - 7:35 a.m.  Welcome with Education Co-Chairs Hussein Abu Daya, MD and Harish Doppalapudi, MBBS, FACC

7:35 - 8:20 a.m.  Health Equity in Cardiovascular Medicine with Paul Douglass, MD, MACC, FSCAI -  Wellstar Health System Board of Trustees, Executive Committee;  Wellstar Medical Group, Center for Cardiovascular Care; Clinical Assistant Professor (Cardiology), Morehouse School of Medicine; Deputy Editor, Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Advances; Chair, American College of Cardiology Health Equity Task Force

8:20 - 9:15 a.m.  American College of Cardiology Sports and Exercise Cardiology Section Lecture: Sudden Cardiac Death and the Athletic Heart with Samir Saba, MD, FACC, FHRS -  Professor of Medicine;  Chief, Division of Cardiology;  Co-Director, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute;  Harry S. Tack Chair, School of Medicine;  Professor in Clinical and Translational Science - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.  Culinary Medicine: An Essential Ingredient to Improving Patient Outcomes with Jennifer Clem, MD - Associate Professor, Department of Family, Internal and Rural Medicine, College of Community Health Sciences, The University of Alabama

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.  Break: Exhibit Hall

10:15 – 12:15 p.m.  Heart Failure Management Panel

10:15 -10:45 a.m.   Heart Failure in 2023 with Kenneth Burnham, MD - Cardiovascular Associates, Mobile, AL

10:45 - 11:15 a.m.  Multidisciplinary Approach To HF Management –Jennifer Sasser, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, CHFN - University of Alabama at Birmingham

11:15 - 11:45 a.m.  HF Medications: A Pharmacology Perspective with Mary Martin McGill, PharmD, BCCP - Birmingham VA Healthcare System

11:45 - 12:15 p.m.  Discussion

12:15 - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch Program: The Ami Iskandrian Young Investigator Abstract Poster Competition

Women in Cardiology (WIC) Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.  

Fellows in Training Jeopardy Competition with Christopher Malozzi, DO and Riem Hawi, MD

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. 

Aortic Disease Management - Moderated by Hussein Abu Daya, MD - University of Alabama at Birmingham

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.  Aortic Aneurysm Update and Future Considerations – Kyle Eudailey, MD - University of Alabama at Birmingham 

2:30 - 3:00 p.m.  Aortic Dissection: Evaluation, Management, and the Cardiologist– Sasha Still, MD - University of Alabama at Birmingham

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.  Complex Aortic Surgery Cases - James Davies, MD - UAB Cardiovascular Institute

3:30 - 3:45 p.m.   Discussion

3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Break: Exhibit Hall

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. 

Challenging ECGs - Audience Participation Session with Harish Doppalapudi, MBBS, FACC - University of Alabama at Birmingham


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Alabama Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians: AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: Credit being awarded: 8.25 ANCC contact hours

Nurse Practitioners: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education.  Provider number: 030803. This activity is approved for 8.25 contact hour(s) (which includes 4.5 hour(s) of pharmacology).

Alabama Chapter, American College of Cardiology
P.O. Box 43212
Birmingham, AL 35243

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