FIT Lecture Series

Join us the second Tuesday of each month for our ongoing Fellows in Training (FIT) Lecture Series. There is no fee to attend, but registration is required. Mark your calendars for the second Tuesday of every month to join us for future lectures.

December 13: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Interventions for Mitral Regurgitation

Vikram Sharma, MD, MRCP

Cardiology Fellow at the University of Iowa

6 pm Central


November 8: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

William Parker, M.D.

Cardiology Fellow at the University of Iowa

6 pm Central


October 11: Coronary Intravascular Imaging and Physiologic Testing

Rahul Singh, M.D.

Cardiology Fellow at the University of Minnesota

6 pm Central


September 13: Mitral Valve Prolapse – When Does It Stop Being Benign?

Iulia-Maria Tulai, M.D.

Cardiology Fellow at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation & Hennepin Healthcare

At the completion of this presentation, the participants should be able to:

  1. Differentiate the prognosis of mitral valve prolapse vs prognosis of arrhythmic mitral valve prolapse.
  2. Recognize characteristics that suggest arrhythmic mitral valve prolapse.
  3. Evaluate a patient for arrhythmic mitral valve prolapse syndrome.

August 9: Pericarditis

Kathryn F. Larson, M.D.

Chief Fellow in the Division of Cardiology at Mayo Clinic

Using a case-based format, we will review the basics of diagnosis, ancillary testing, and therapeutics for pericarditis. The talk will include a discussion of the 2015 ESC Guidelines on pericardial disease, as well as a brief overview of key pivotal trials in the management of pericarditis (both initial episodes and recurrence).