12th Annual Meeting

12th Annual Meeting & Scientific Session

Thank you for making the 2016 KY-ACC Annual Meeting and Scientific Session a resounding success! This year’s event welcomed 275 attendees and featured more than 30 sessions, including nationally renowned speakers, and a comprehensive echocardiography course suite offering didactic and hands-on sessions with live patient cases. Please visit kentuckyacc.org to download all available presentations and handouts.

In addition to the robust educational program, 35 exhibitors were on hand to provide information about the latest innovations in cardiologic care. KY-ACC thanks our industry partners for their support of KY-ACC 2016!

Heart and Soul

KY-ACC accepted 15 poster presentations for the 2016 Scientific Meeting. Recognized abstracts include the following:

1st Place: Talha Farid, M.D. & Abdur Kahn, M.D. — Abstract Title: “Human Cardiac Mesenchymal Cells Derived Extracellular Vesicles Promote Angiogenesis Through Angiopoietin – TIE2 Signaling.”

2nd Place: Rahul Annabathula, M.D., Mattew Sousa, M.D., Michael Jesinger, M.D., & Natan Kraitman, M.D. — Abstract Title: “Reduce Mortality in Sepsis Related Troponin Elevation with Statin and Beta Adrenergic Blockade.”

3rd Place: Abdur Khan, M.D., & Talha Farid, M.D. — Abstract Title: “Impact of Cell Therapy on Myocardial Perfusion and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Angina Refractory to Medical Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.”

3rd Place: Tara Shrout, B.A. — Abstract Title: “Platelet Function and Biomarker Analysis as Clinical Signatures for Bleeding and Stroke Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Outcome and Predictors.”

3rd Place: Tarek Alsaied, M.D. — Abstract Title: “Long-Term Mortality Risk After Fontan Procedures: A Systematic Review.”

Mark Your Calendar—KY-ACC 2017 is scheduled for Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Louisville. More information coming soon! Please contact Brian Doty at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


7:30 am Registration

7:30 am

Scientific Posters

Chairs: Rita Coram, MD, FACC & Steve Leung, MD

7:30 am Exhibit Viewing

Session 1: National Speakers

Chairs: Carrie Lennemann, MD& J. Christian Hays, MD, FACC

8:20 am


Susan Smyth, MD, PhD, FACC

8:40 am


KEYNOTE LECTURE: Multimodality Imaging of the Thoracic
Aorta- Recommendations From Current Guidelines
Steven A. Goldstein, MD, FACC
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9:10 am Breakout Session 1B begins

9:15 am


DISTINGUISHED LECTURE: State of the Art: Echocardiography in

Michael H. Picard, MD, FACC
9:50 am Break, Exhibit & Poster Viewing

Session 1B: Practice Management

Chairs: Rosa L. Langley, RN, BSN, MSN & Julie E. Coffey, MHA, FACHE

An Overview of Value‐Based Payment Models
Trudi Matthews
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Session 2: National Speakers

Chairs: Lynda Otalvaro, MD, FACC &Rebecca McFarland, MD

10:15 am


HONORED LECTURE: Syncope and autonomic dysfunction
Beverly L. Karabin, RN, PhD, CNP

10:50 am


Death in Young Athletes and Old

Barry J. Maron, MD, FACC

11:25 am Break, Exhibit & Poster Viewing

Lunch & Presentations

Moderator: Jesse E. Adams III, MD, FACC
Chair: Susan Smyth, MD, PhD, FACC
11:50 am


ACC in 2016
Matt Phillips, MD, FACC

12:20 am

Honorable Maestro Award: David Moliterno, MD, FACC

12:40 am Announcements
12:50 am Break, Exhibit & Poster Viewing

Breakout Session 3B: Echocardiography - Didactics

Chair: Vincent Sorrell, MD, FACP, FACC, FASE
Co-Chair: Marcus Stoddard, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE

12:50 pm

Didactic Talks

Echocardiography Before, During and After Alcohol Septal Ablation
Vedant Gupta, MD
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1:40 pm


1:45 pm Breakout Session 3B begins

1:45 pm

Case-Based/Didactic Talks

Breakout Session 3C: Echocardiography - Hands -on

Chair: Vincent Sorrell, MD, FACP, FACC, FASE,
Co-Chair: Marcus Stoddard, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE

1:45 pm

Hands-On Echo

2:45 pm


2:50 pm Live Scanning - Learn From the Experts

Breakout Session 3D: Pharmacology

Chairs: Christopher Betz, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP & Sara D. Brouse, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS (AQ-Cardology)

12:50 pm


Anticoagulation & Antiplatelet Evidence Based Practices in the Cath Lab
Craig Beavers, PharmD, AACC

1:35 pm


SPRINT to the Finish Line: Will the Race for the Perfect Blood Pressure
Goal Ever be Completed?

William S. Stewart, PharmD, BCPS
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2:20 pm Break

2:30 pm


DIG Into the Data on Digoxin Use in Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation
Christopher Betz, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP
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3:15 pm


Reversal Agents for Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants: Practice Revolution?
Rachel Swope, Pharmd, BCPS
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Breakout Session 3E: CV Team Members

Chair: Lesli McDonogh

12:50 pm

Anticoagulents: Challenges & Opportunities
Rakesh Gopinathannair, MD, MA, FACC, FHRS
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1:35 pm


Mock Codes for Better Outcomes
Lorrel Brown, MD
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2:20 pm Break

2:30 pm


Living with an ICD: Patient Perspectives
Melissa Czarapata, NP-C, APRN, CCDS
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3:15 pm


Treatment of GI Bleed in Patients with LVAD
Candice Falls, NP
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Breakout Session 3F: Business of Cardiology

Chair: David C. Booth, MD, FACC

12:50 pm


Negative Secular Trends in Medicine
Robert Doroghazi, MD, FACC
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1:20 pm


The Only Fair Compensation Model is Solo Practice- Then it’s TVU
Matt Phillips, MD, FACC

1:50 pm Break

2:00 pm


MOC SESSION: 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of
Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk

David C. Booth, MD, FACC

Breakout Session 3A: Local Speakers

Chairs: Tyler Richmond, MD & Thomas P. Carrigan, MD

1:15 pm


VAD Therapy Play in the Treatment of Patients with Advanced Heart Failure
Mark Slaughter, MD

1:45 pm

ACC.16 & Travel Award

1:50 pm


Heart Transplantation
Mike Sekela, MD
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Breakout Session 4: Local Speakers

Chairs: Brian J. Holland, MD, FACC, FAAP & Andrew R. Leventhal, MD, PhD

2:20 pm


Transpositions, Transitions, and Adult Congenital Heart
Disease in Kentucky

Craig Alexander, MD

2:50 pm


Using Non-Traditional Risk Markers in the Era of the 2013
ACC/AHA Lipid Guidelines

Thomas J. Whayne, Jr., MD, PhD, FACC
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Breakout Session 5: FIT Presentations & Jeopardy

Chairs: Rita Coram, MD, FACC, Steve Leung, MD & Joe Thomas, MD, FACC

3:20 pm

FIT Abstract Presentation #1

3:30 pm

FIT Abstract Presentation #2

3:40 pm Young Investigator Awards

3:50 pm


4:00 pm

Jeopardy for Young and Old
Michael Brook, MD, FACC

4:40 pm

Drawing: iPad Mini 4
Must be present to win