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PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

Officially Endorsed by:
American College of Cardiology
California Chapter


Contemporary Management of
Cardiovascular Disease in Women

April 23, 2022
Omni Los Angeles Hotel
Los Angeles California



Christina Economides, MD, MM, FSCAI*
Director, STEMI Receiving Center
Director, Women's Cardiovascular Health Program
Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Director, Transradial Cardiac Catheterization Program
Associate Program Director,
Harbor UCLA Medical Center/PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA


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

Steven Burstein, MD, FACC*
Director, Cardiovascular and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
Director, Structural Heart Program
PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

Christina Light Craigo, MSN, ACNP, AACC
Lead Nurse Practitioner, Cardiac Transitional Care Unit
Comprehensive Transplant Center
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 

Margo B. Minissian, PhD, ACNP, FAHA
Executive Director, Geri and Richard Brawerman Nursing Institute
Simms/Mann Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Nurse Education, Innovation and Research
Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Director, Postpartum Heart Health Program
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Priya Pillutla, MD, FACC
Associate Clinical Professor
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA

Joseph Rahman, MD*
Director, Heart Failure Program
PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

Shira Shafir, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor, Departments of Community Health
Sciences and Epidemiology
Director, MPH for Health Professionals
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Los Angeles, CA

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

Ravi Sureddi, MD*
Co-Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology
PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

Karol Watson, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor of Medicine/Cardiology
Co-director, UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology
Director, UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
John Mazziotta, MD, PhD Term Chair in Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

Janet Wei, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute
Associate Director, Cedars-Sinai Cardiology Fellowship Training Program
Associate Medical Director, Biomedical Imaging Research Institute
Co-Director, Stress Echocardiography, Noninvasive Cardiac Laboratory
Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center
Los Angeles, CA

Katrine Zhiroff, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiologist
Martin Luther King Community Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

*Los Angeles Cardiology Associates
 PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital


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.