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UCSD CTEPH Symposium - 2019
November 15-16, 2019

FACULTY

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Nick H. Kim, MD
Professor of Medicine
Section Chief, Pulmonary Vascular Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA

UC SAN DIEGO ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Kim M. Kerr, MD
Professor of Medicine
Vice Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Seth Kligerman, MD
Associate Professor
Division Chief, Cardiothoracic Radiology

Michael M. Madani, MD
John G. Pickard Chair in Cardiac Surgery
Professor & Chief - Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Executive Director, UCSD Cardiovascular Institute - Surgery
Director, UCSD PTE Program

Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, FACC, FSCAI
President, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
Edith and William Perlman Chair in Cardiology
Professor and Division Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine
Executive Director, UCSD Cardiovascular Institute-Medicine

GUEST FACULTY

Eckhard Mayer, MD, PhD
Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Department of Thoracic Surgery
Kerckhoff Clinic Bad Nauheim
Justus Liebig University Giessen
Bad Nauheim
Germany

Gerald Simonneau, MD
Professor Respiratory Medicine
Emeritus Professor at Paris Sud University
Senior Consultant at the
National Reference Center for Pulmonary Hypertension
Paris, France

Victor Tapson, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care
Cedars–Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

UC SAN DIEGO PARTICIPATING FACULTY

Lawrence Ang, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Angela Bautista, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Peter Fedullo, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Timothy Fernandes, MD, MPH
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Jill Higgins, ACNP
Nurse Practitioner
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Amy Kasahara, MPH
Manager, Pulmonary Vascular Medicine
UC San Diego Health, Cardiovascular Institute

Timothy Morris, MD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Clinical Service Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, Respiratory Care
Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory

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

Mitul P. Patel, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director of Endovascular Interventions
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

David Poch, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Victor Pretorius, MBchB
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Surgical Director, Heart Transplant and MCS Program
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Jason X.-J. Yuan, MD, PhD
Professor and Director
Section of Physiology
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

FACULTY DISCLOSURE
It is the policy of the University of California San Diego School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual’s control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose are disqualified from participating in the CME activity. Participants will be asked to evaluate whether the speaker’s outside interests reflect a possible bias in the planning or presentation of the activity. This information is used to plan future activities.