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Saturday, September 22, 2018

UTSW Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Patient Conference

Start Date: 9/22/2018 8:00 AM CDT
End Date: 9/22/2018 1:30 PM CDT

Venue Name: William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital

William T. and Gay F. Solomon Education Center (Room 02.138)
6201 Harry Hines Blvd.,
Dallas, TX  United States  75390

Event Website: http://www.utswmed.org/hcm

Organization Name: UTSW

Sarah McCoy
Email: HCMA@UTSouthwestern.edu
Phone: 214-645-1290

Please join us as UT Southwestern specialists discuss the many facets of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy – a genetic condition that affects more than 1 million people in the U.S.

Co-sponsored by UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association, this full day of information and insights will expand your understanding of this disease and how treatments, research, and prevention methods are helping to reduce its impact.

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

8:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital
William T. and Gay F. Solomon Education Center (Room 02.138)
6201 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75390  Directions & Parking


Space is limited, so please register early using the form below.
Registration will also be available in person the day of the event. 


Contact Sarah McCoy at 214-645-1290 or HCMA@UTSouthwestern.edu

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. 
An optional Clements University Hospital tour is available at the conclusion of the conference.



8:00-8:45 – Registration, Check-In, and Continental Breakfast   

8:45-8:50 – Welcome Remarks and HCM video – Aslan Turer, M.D.

8:50-9:10 – HCM: Overview, History, and Diagnosis – Aslan Turer, M.D. 



9:10-9:30 – Genetics and Family Screening – Markey McNutt, M.D., Ph.D.

9:30-10:00 – Risk Stratification: Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Atrial Fibrillation Management – Mark Link, M.D.

10:00-10:20 – Break

10:20-10:40 – Medical Management of HCM and HOCM – Justin Grodin, M.D.

10:40-11:00 – Therapies to Reduce Obstruction (Surgical and Alcohol Septal Ablation) – Pietro Bajona, M.D.

11:00-11:20 – Exercise for HCM Patients – Ben Levine, M.D.

11:20-11:40 – Coping Skills for HCM – Ben Lippe, Ph.D.









11:40-Noon – Patient Stories


Noon-12:40 – Lunch  

12:40-1:00 – HCMA and YOU: How to Get Involved – Lisa Salberg, Founder & CEO, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association

1:00-1:20 – Sudden Cardiac Arrest in a Community Setting – Secondary Prevention Methods – Mark Link, M.D.

1:20-1:30 – Closing Remarks – Aslan Turer, M.D. 

1:30-2:10 – Hospital Tour (Optional)  

2:10-3:10 – Reception (Optional)