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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.

September 12: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Summary of the Disease and Current Guidelines

William Parker, MD

Cardiology Fellow at the University of Iowa

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 | 6 pm Central

April 11: Devices and Data: Filling the Gap in the Essential 8

Joe Jensen, MD

Cardiology Fellow at Hennepin Healthcare

6 pm Central

March 14: The History and Current Use of IV Antiplatelet Agents

Maen Assali, MD

Cardiology Fellow at Hennepin Healthcare

6 pm Central

February 14: Anomalous Coronary Arteries

Ronstan Lobo, MB, BCh, BAO

Cardiology Fellow at Mayo Clinic

6 pm Central

January 10: Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Devices and Echo

Deepak Kumar Pasupula, MD

Cardiology Fellow at MercyOne North Iowa Heart Center and ACC Iowa Chapter FIT Council Co-Chair

6 pm Central

2022 Events

December 13, 2022: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Interventions for Mitral Regurgitation

Vikram Sharma, MD, MRCP

Cardiology Fellow at the University of Iowa

6 pm Central

November 8, 2022: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

William Parker, M.D.

Cardiology Fellow at the University of Iowa

6 pm Central

October 11, 2022: Coronary Intravascular Imaging and Physiologic Testing

Rahul Singh, M.D.

Cardiology Fellow at the University of Minnesota

6 pm Central

September 13, 2022: 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, 2022: 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).

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