Thank you for your interest. Please note that the January event is full.
Join the CVTeam each month as we hear from one of our own CVTeam leaders about a study that will help you in the evaluation and care of patients. After a review of the article we will use the Zoom breakouts to form small groups so we can have the valuable back and forth discussion that translates science into action in clinic. See the articles below that will be discussed. Although there is no charge for this event for members, we do ask that you register for each session you are able to attend so we can send you the Zoom link 24 hours prior to the meeting and properly add you to a discussion group. Please note: an application has been submitted for CEUs for each session and you must register for each session separately per CEU rules.
Albariño is a white grape varietal grown in Northern Spain and Northwest Portugal - known for its crisp and fresh taste - is perfect for the new year as we are all searching for a fresh start. For more information about the grape click here. Suggested cheese pairing: manchego or feta. Are you doing take-out for the Journal Club? An Albariño is perfect for a spicy Thai or complex Chinese dish.
Some of the most famous pinot noir in the US comes from the Willamette Valley in Oregon. A pinot is light to medium bodied and can include tastes of cherry and raspberry, mushroom and if aged in oak, vanilla. Suggested cheese pairing: brie/camembert or a goat cheese will go well - add a pear too!
We suggest whipping up this great Food & Wine mocktail with hints of cucumber and dill -will remind you of summer! Suggested pairing: cheese straws, assorted nuts and sesame sticks.
Long-term Fate of Dilated Ascending Aorta After Aortic Valve Replacement for Bicuspid Versus Tricuspid Aortic Valve Disease
Date: February 17
Sarah Bowman, CRNP, AACC
Penn State Health
Association of Optimal Implementation of Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitor Therapy with Outcome for Patient with Heart Failure
Date: March 17
Karen Tarolli, CRNP
University of Pittsburgh Physicians
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Secondary Mitral Regurgitation
Date: April 21
Ashley Heatley, CRNP
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Cardiovascular and Renal Outcomes with Empagliflozin in Heart Failure
Date: May 19
Courtney Montepara, PharmD
Evaluation of Mavacamten in Symptomatic Patients with Nonobstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Date: June 16
Amy Brownell, CRNP
UPMC Heart & Vascular Institute
Wine, Cheese and Heart Disease
In the before times, there were several Journal Clubs around the Commonwealth that met in restaurants for dinner and discussion several time a year. Gathering for information and camaraderie were equally important because there is nothing like relaxing with colleagues to get into debates and real world examples.
To add a bit of levity to this club we will be suggesting some beverage pairings; will you join the call with the suggested wine and cheese? or maybe you will have a sparkly non-alcoholic beverage with a take-out meal! We will make the suggestions and you can show off in your small group.
Making this a place for discussion and getting to know each other over zoom via food and tasting might just make this slightly reminiscent of how we used to operate.
Pennsylvania Chapter, American College of Cardiology