Applying PCSK9 Inhibitors to Optimize Outcomes in Patients With Dyslipidemia

  • November 13, 2017 - December 1, 2017
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

An Unofficial Satellite Event at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2017


Monday, November 13th, 2017

Registration Time:

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

CME Symposium Time:

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

*Complimentary for all those attending the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2017.

Hotel Location:

Hilton Anaheim
777 Convention Way,
Anaheim, CA


California Ballroom D

CME Symposium Agenda:

6:30 – 7:00 PM– Registration and Dinner
6:55 – 7:00 PM– iPad Orientation
7:00 – 7:10 PM– Welcome and Introductions
7:10 – 7:25 PM– The Evolution of Cholesterol Management in Preventive Cardiology
7:25 – 7:30 PM– Interactive Expert Panel Discussion
7:30 – 7:45 PM– New Data from the PCSK9 Trials (FOURIER and Beyond)
7:45 – 8:00 PM– Lipid Lowering Therapies in Patients with Diabetes
8:00 – 8:10 PM– Interactive Expert Panel Discussion
8:10 – 8:30 PM– Audience Response: How Should the Guidelines be Updated? What is Your Take?
8:30 – 8:45 PM– Dyslipidemia Guidelines and Practical Recommendations
8:45 – 8:50 PM– Interactive Expert Panel Discussion
8:50 – 9:30 PM– Interactive Case Presentation Series



Christopher P. Cannon, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Executive Director of Cardiometabolic Trials
Baim Institute for Clinical Research
Senior Physician, Cardiovascular Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachussetts


Christie Ballantyne, MD
Professor of Medicine
Vice-Chair of Research-Department of Medicine
Chief-Section of Cardiology
Chief-Section of Cardiovascular Research
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Alan S. Brown, MD
Director, Division of Cardiology
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
President-Elect, National Lipid Association
Co-Director, Cardiology Service Line
Advocate Medical Group
Clinical Associate Professor
Loyola Stritch Medical School
Park Ridge, Illinois

Robert H. Eckel, MD
Charles A. Boettcher Endowed Chair in Atherosclerosis
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes
Anschutz Medical Center
University of Colorado, Denver
Aurora, Colorado

Robert P. Giugliano, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Investigator, TIMI Study Group
Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachussetts

James A. Underberg, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
NYU School of Medicine
NYU Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Director Bellevue Hospital Lipid Clinic
President National Lipid Association
New York, NY


This CME activity has been supported by an independent educational grant from Amgen Inc.

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This event is not part of the official Scientific Sessions 2017 as planned by the AHA committee on Scientific Sessions Program.



Venue Phone: 1-714-750-4321

777 Convention Way, Anaheim, California, 92802, United States