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Mass General Cardiology Grand Rounds

The Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center prepares future health care professionals and trains providers in innovative therapies and care. As part of these efforts, the center hosts regular Grand Rounds presentations from thought leaders and researchers on important cardiology topics.

Cardiology Grand Rounds is open to all healthcare professionals.

Cardiology Grand Rounds Schedule

The 2021/2022 Grand Rounds schedule is in the process of being scheduled. Below is the current schedule. 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 12:30-1:30 pm

“Cardiogenic Shock Complicating Myocardial Infarction – Current Management Strategies”

Dr. Holger Thiele 

Director, Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology,  Director, Leipzig Heart Science gGmbH, Heart Center Leipzig at University of Leipzig

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn to grade severity of cardiogenic shock
  • Learn the type of revascularization strategy in cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction
  • Learn which inotrope and vasopressor to use
  • Learn on selection of mechanical circulatory support

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2021, 12:30-1:30 PM

"Delivering on the Promise: Pulse Field Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias"

Jacob Koruth, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2021, 12:30-1:30 PM

"What Cardiac CT Has Taught About Prevention"

Stephan Achenbach, MD, Professor of Medicine, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021, 12:30-1:30 PM

"New Interventional and Medical Therapies for Peripheral Artery Disease"

Ehrin J. Armstrong, MD MSc MAS FACC FSCAI FSVM, Medical Director, Adventist Heart and Vascular Institute, Adventist Health St. Helena Hospital, St. Helena, CA

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021, 12:30-1:30 PM

"How Can We Achieve Maternal Health Equity in the United States?"

Garima Sharma, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Women’s Careers in Academic Medicine, Director of Cardio Obstetrics, Associate Director of Preventive Cardiology-Education, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine