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21st Annual
San Diego Heart Failure Symposium for
Primary Care and Internal Medicine Physicians

New Strategies for Detection, Prevention and Treatment of Heart Failure
January 29 & 30, 2021

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Barry H. Greenberg, MD, FACC
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA


GUEST FACULTY

Uri Elkayam, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

Gregg Fonarow, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science
Director, Ahmanson – UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center
Co-Director, UCLA Preventative Cardiology Program
Co-Chief of Clinical Cardiology, UCLA Division of Cardiology
David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

John McMurray, MD
Professor of Medical Cardiology
BHF Cardiovascular Research Centre
University of Glasgow
Glasgow, Scotland
United Kingdom

Mandeep R. Mehra, MD, FACC, FESC, FHFSA, FRCP (London)
The William Harvey Distinguished Chair in Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine
Executive Director, Center for Advanced Heart Disease
Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
Editor in Chief, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Scott Solomon, MD, FACC
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Boston, MA


UC SAN DIEGO FACULTY

Eric Adler, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director,
Heart Transplant and MCS Program
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Cheryl A.M. Anderson, PhD, MPH, MS
Professor and Interim Chair in the Department of Family and Public Health

Saima Aslam, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine Medical Director, Solid Organ Transplant Infectious Diseases
Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health

Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
Director, Pacemaker and ICD Services

Lori Daniels, MD, MAS, FACC, FAHA
Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Christian W. Mende, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Department of Nephrology

Robert L. Owens, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Demos Papamatheakis, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Ryan Reeves, MD, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Interventional Cardiology

Jia Shen, MD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Department of Cardiovascular Diseases

Jorge Silva Enciso, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC, FASPC
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Step Family Foundation
Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and
Wellness Center

Howie Tran, MD, FACC
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Marcus Anthony Urey, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine