Cardiovascular Medicine News

Congratulations Monica Ahluwalia, MD for receiving the CTSI Pilot Award

Details:  Understanding Racial Disparities, Genetic Risk and Phenotypes in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy using Machine Learning Algorithms The current research interests include studying the interplay between genetics, race, social determinants of health and outcomes in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy followed at Boston Medical Center, the largest safety net hospital in New England. More

Cardiology Grand Rounds: June 14, 2023

Time: Noon Location: Via Zoom Speaker: Martin S. Maron, MD Adjunct Professor of Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine Director of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center Lahey Hospital Burlington, MA Topic: Differing Strategies for Sudden Death Prevention in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Course Director: Michael Klein, MD.  

Cardiology Grand Rounds: June 7, 2023

Topic: “Aldosterone synthase Inhibition In The treatment of Persistent Hypertension” Presenter:  Mason Freeman, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Chief of the Lipid Metabolism Unit Director of the Translational Medicine Group for Computational and Integrative Biology and the Clinical Research Program Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA   Course Director: Michael Klein M.D.  

Cardiology Grand Rounds: May 31, 2023

Time: Noon Place: Virtual/Zoom Speaker: David Messika-Zeitoun, MD, PhD, FESC Professor of Cardiology University of Ottawa Heart Institute Ottawa, Canada Topic: What Are the Determinants of Aortic Stenosis Progression Course Director: Michael Klein, MD.   

Cardiology Grand Rounds: May 24, 2023 (Virtual)

Time: Noon Speaker: Markus Meyer , MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division Engdahl Family Foundation Chair Lillehei Heart Institute University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN Course Director: Michael Klein, MD.        

Cardiology Grand Rounds: May 17, 2023

Date/Time:    May 17, 2023 at 12 noon Location: Virtual Topic: “Exercise Volume vs Intensity and the Progression of Coronary atherosclerosis” Presenter: Paul D. Thompson MD Chief of Cardiology-Emeritus, Hartford Hospital Hartford, Connecticut Professor of Medicine-University of Connecticut Storrs, Connecticut Staff Cardiologist-Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA Course Director: Michael Klein M.D.

Cardiology Grand Rounds: May 10, 2023

Time: Noon Speaker: Paul M. Ridker, MD, MPH Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine Cardiovascular Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston, MA. Topic: “Inflammation and Atherothrombosis: Where have we been? Where are we going?” Course Director: Dr. Michael Klein

Cardiology Grand Rounds: May 3, 2023

Time: 12 noon Location: Evans 112 & Virtual Topic: “Current Advances in the Treatment of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy” Presenter: Monica Ahluwalia, MD Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Program Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Boston Medical Center Boston, MA Course Director: Michael Klein M.D.

April 2023 STARDoM Award Winner: Kelsey Norman, PharmD, BPPC, BCPS

Congratulations, and a round of applause to Kelsey Norman, PharmD, BPPC, BCPS winner of the April 2023  STARDoM Award!! The “STARDoM” program, sponsored by the Boston University Department of Medicine, seeks to recognize outstanding non-physician employees who work in all areas, including administration, clinical care and research.

Cardiology Grand Rounds: April 26th, 2023

Time: Noon Topic: A Practical approach to Left Main Coronary artery disease Speaker: Chris Malaisrie, M.D.  Professor of Surgery Division of Cardiac Surgery Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital Chicago, IL Course Director: Michael Klein, MD