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Agenda / Speakers

7:00-8:00 AM

Registration/Continental Breakfast


Tanya Sullivan, DNP, ANP-BC

Mount Sinai Hospital Attending Directed Cardiology Service


8:00-8:30 AM

Teamwork to Achieve Better Patient Satisfaction and Outcomes

Beth Oliver, DNP

Senior Vice President Cardiac Services, Mount Sinai Health System


8:30-9:00 AM

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Jose Meller, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine /Cardiology


9:00-9:30 AM

Transitions of Care

Jennifer Ullman, ACNP-BC

Mount Sinai Hospital Heart Failure Service


9:30-10:15 AM

Acute Endocarditis

Eric Neibart, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital,

Infectious Disease


10:15-10:30 AM   Break/Exhibits


10:30-11:15 AM

Understanding & Management of Cardiac

Implanted Electronic Devices

Luzviminda Caparas, ANP -BC

Mount Sinai Hospital  Electrophysiology Service


11:15-12:00 AM

Right Ventricular Failure

Matthew Tomey , MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Hospital / Cardiology


12:00 - 12:30 PM

High Blood Pressure Guidelines: Focus on BP Management

Arlene Travis, DNP, ANP-BC, CHFN-K, CHC

Mount Sinai Hospital Attending Directed Cardiology Service


12:30 - 1:00 PM

Highlights in Quality Improvement

Prashant Vaishnava , MD

Director of Quality Assurance of the Mount Sinai Heart

and Assistant Professor of Medicine


1:00 - 2:00 PM   Lunch


Lillian Fraraccio, ANP-BC

Mount Sinai Hospital Attending Directed Cardiology Service


2:00-2:30 PM

Enhancing the Patient Experience through Diversity,

Equity and Inclusion

Mary Koshy, MPA

Associate Director, Office for Diversity & Inclusion


2:30-3:15 PM

FFR Guiding Cardiac Revascularization

Vishal Kapur, MD

Director of Endovascular Services,

Mount Sinai St Luke’s Assistant Director Endovascular Services, The Mount Sinai Hospital Assistant Professor of Medicine / Cardiology


3:15-4:00 PM

Acute Stroke in the Cardiac Patient

David Bronster, MD

Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, Neurological Consultant to the Recanati /Miller Transplantation Institute at Mount Sinai


4:00-4:30 PM

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Janet Johnson, DNP, ACNP, ANP-BC

Clinical Director Cardiovascular Institute

The Marie-Jose & Henry R. Kravis Center of Cardiovascular Health at Mount Sinai Heart


4:30 - 5:15PM

Mistakes in Health Care :  The Science of Errors

Bruce Darrow, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine/ Cardiology. Senior Vice President of Information Technology, and Chief Medical Information Officer for the Mount Sinai Health System


5:15-5:45 PM

AMI: Preventing Readmissions

Sherin Abraham, FNP-BC

Mount Sinai Hospital: Attending Directed Cardiology Service


5:45 PM

Closing Remarks / Raffle

Haydee Garcia, MSN, ACNP-BC

Director of Nursing, Mount Sinai Heart

Rusty Dreksler, MSN, NP-C

Manager for Cardiac NP/PS, Mount Sinai Heart

Program Coordinators

Terry Crumbley, ACNP-BC -

Carol Abesamis, DNP -