The L.A. Hotel Downtown
Los Angeles, California

February 9, 2019


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Contemporary Management of
Cardiovascular Disease in Women



Christina Economides, MD, MM, FSCAI*
Director, STEMI Receiving Center
Director, Women's Cardiovascular Health Program
Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Co-Director, Transradial Cardiac Catheterization Program
Associate Program Director, Harbor UCLA Medical Center/Good Samaritan Hospital Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
Good Samaritan Hospital
Staff Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Interventionist, Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center
Cedars–Sinai Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA


Anil Bhandari, MD, FACC, FHRS*
Director Electrophysiology
Director, EPS Fellowship Program
Chair, CME Program
Good Samaritan Hospital
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

Emily Caldwell, NP*
Dysautonomia Clinic – Supervising Nurse Practitioner
Los Angeles Cardiology Associates
Los Angeles, CA

Christina Light Craigo, MSN, ACNP, AACC*
Los Angeles Cardiology Associates
Assistant Clinical Professor UCLA School of Nursing
Associate of the American College of Cardiology
Los Angeles, CA

Uri Elkayam, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Professor of OB-GYN
Director of Maternal Cardiology
University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

Margo B. Minissian, PhD, ACNP, FAHA
Nurse Scientist
Clinical Lipid Specialist
Cardiology Nurse Practitioner
Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at the
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA

Shelley Shapiro, MD, PhD, FACC
Clinical Professor of Medicine
David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine
Cardiologist, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Los Angeles, CA

Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, MS, FACP
Associate Director, Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center &
Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center
Director, Women’s Hormone and Menopause Program
Assistant Professor
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Janet Wei, MD, FACC
Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center
Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Biomedical Imaging Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Andrew Zadeh, MD, FACC, FHRS*
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Los Angeles Cardiology Associates
Clinical Faculty, Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

Katrine Zhiroff, MD, FACC, FSCAI*
Director, Uterine Artery Embolization Program
Co-Director, Transradial Cardiac Catheterization Program
Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

*Los Angeles Cardiology Associates, A Medical Group
  An Affiliate of Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

It is the policy of Good Samaritan Hospital to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individualís control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose will be disqualified from participating in the CME activity.