Curricula

GNYGCC is currently conducting a series of seminars based on the Essential of Cardiac Care for Older Adults (ECCOA). Don’t miss this opportunity to take advantage of the most up-to-date work in Geriatric Cardiology. To join the webcast, contact info@gnygcc.org for information.

A preliminary list of topics and presenters is as follows:

Major Areas Speaker/Facilitator Date
Cardiovascular Syndrome in Older Adults Mat Maurer
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology;
Medical Director, Clinical Cardiovascular
Research Laboratory for the Elderly, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Oct 18&19, 2011
Aging  & Pharmacology Janice Schwartz
Clinical Professor of Medicine,  Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences,University of California, San  Francisco; Director, Research, Jewish Home of San Francisco.
Nov 29&30, 2011
Cardiovascular Aging Physiology Sue Zieman
Program Officer, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology, Geriatric Division, National Institute on Aging
Jan 10&11, 2012
Assuring Meaningful Benefit at Minimal Risk in Geriatric Cardiology: The Frailty Phenotype Linda Fried
Dean and Delamar Professor, Mailman School of Public Health; Senior Vice President; Columbia University Medical Center
Feb 7&8, 2012
Valve Disease in Older Adults Allan Schwartz
Seymour Milstein Professor of Clinical Cardiology, Department of Medicine;
Harold Ames Hatch Professor of Clinical Medicine; Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Mar 20&21, 2012
CAD – Chronic Coronary Disease Joseph Tenenbaum
  Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons;
Chief of Medicine Service-Allen Hospital, New York
Apr 24&25, 2012
CAD – Acute MI Karen Alexander
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology,
Duke University School of Medicine
May 22&23, 2012
Prevention and
Risk Factors
Daniel Forman
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Brigham Womens/Harvard Medical School
June 26&27, 2012
Heart Failure
in Older Adults
 Mat Maurer
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology;
Medical Director, Clinical Cardiovascular
Research Laboratory for the Elderly, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
July 31, Aug 1, 2012
Falls and Syncope in
Older Adults
Lew Lipsitz
Director and Professor, Dept of Aging, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Director and Senior Scientist, Institute for Aging Research
Sep 11&12, 2012
Rhythm Disorders and
Devices in Older Adults
Michael Rich
Professor of Medicine,
Washington University School of Medicine;
Director, Cardiac Rapid Evaluation Unit,
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO
Oct 16&17, 2012
Preoperative Assesment
and Care
Beth Barron
Assistant Clinical Professor, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons;
Co-Director, Hospitalist Program – Allen Hospital, New York
Nov 13&14, 2012
Decision Making and
End of Life Care
Hannah Lipman
Associate Director, Center for Bioethics;
Chief, Bioethics Consultation Service;
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Geriatrics and Cardiology;Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
Dec 11&12, 2012