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The University of Washington Division of Cardiology and Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery welcome you to a comprehensive review of the management of heart failure. Faculty will cover cutting edge topics pertinent to the practicing clinician working with heart failure patients of varying severity and etiology. There will be informative didactics, interesting case discussions and lively debates.

Four Seasons Hotel
99 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Directions and parking information can be found here.

Nazem Akoum, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Alberto Aliseda, PhD
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Adjunct in Neurosurgery
University of Washington
Shauna Andrus, BSN, RN
Lead Mechanical Circulatory Coordinator
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Broadus Zane Atkins, MD
Associate Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Washington
Jennifer Beckman, ARNP
Teaching Associate, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Jason Bjelkengren, BSN, RN
Program Manager, Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Carrie Boom, MN, ANP-BC, ACNP-BC
Teaching Associate, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Faculty Photos
Eugene Braunwald, MD
Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine; Founding Chairman, TIMI Study Group, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Joshua Busch, MD
Cardiac Rehab Medical Director
Valley Medical Center
Richard Cheng, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Todd Dardas, MD
Acting Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Tenly DeMuro, PA-C

University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Faculty Photos
Shashank Desai, MD, MBA
Medical Director, Heart Failure/Transplant Program and Director, Ambulatory Services
Inova Heart & Vascular Institute
Falls Church, VA
Steve D Farris, MD
Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Daniel Fishbein, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Antony Kim, MD
Cardiologist
Evergreen Health Medical Center
Kirkland, WA
James Kneller, MD, PhD
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center
Yakima, WA
Kevin Koomalsingh, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Andrew Larson, RN
Advanced Heart Failure
UW Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Peter J Leary, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Wayne Levy, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Shin Lin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Robb MacLellan, MD
Professor of Medicine and Division Head, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Ryan Martin, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Mariah Martin, ARNP
Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Heart Failure/ Heart Transplant
University of Washington
James M McCabe, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
John Mignone, MD, PhD
Medical Director for Heart Failure
Swedish Heart & Vascular Clinic, WA
Nahush Mokadam, MD
Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Gautam Nayak, MD
Cardiologist
Confluence Health
Wenatchee, WA
Kevin D. O'Brien, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Woodinville, WA
Susan Pambianco, MSN, ARNP
Teaching Associate, Advanced Heart Failure Service
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Rosemary P Peterson, MD
Regional Medical Director Heart Failure
CHI Franciscan Health
Tacoma, WA
Tajinderpal (Tony) Saraon, MD
Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologist
CHI Franciscan Health
Federal Way, WA
Michelle Sharp, BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse 2, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA
Jason Smith, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
April Stempien-Otero, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Lisa Stiller, MD
Palliative Care Physician
Providence Health and Services
Spokane, WA
Karen Stout, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Adult Congenital Heart Disease
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Jason H Tran, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker, Advanced Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support
University of Washington Medical Center
Federal Way, WA
Gregory Wood, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Brenda K Zierler, PhD, RN
Professor of Nursing, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Accreditation with Commendation: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.