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PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

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Contemporary Management of
Cardiovascular Disease in Women

April 23, 2022
Omni Los Angeles Hotel
Los Angeles California


Our Faculty List will be posted in November!


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/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/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/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
Nurse Scientist
Clinical Lipid Specialist
Cardiology Nurse Practitioner
Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at the
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA

Priya Pillutla, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Cardiology
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA

Joseph Rahman, MD*
Director, Heart Failure Program
PIH/Good Samaritan Hospital
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 

Shira Shafir, PhD, MPH
Los Angeles, CA

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

Karol Watson, MD, PhD
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
Co-Director, Stress Echocardiography Lab
Assistant medical Director,
Biomedical Imaging Research Institute
Staff Cardiologist,
Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA

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

*USC Cardiology at Wilshire, A Medical Group
  An Affiliate of Keck Medicine University of Southern California

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.