Heart Health: Advances in Preventing and Treating Heart Disease

Virtual Format (Online)
Tuesday evenings, October 25 – December 6 (no class November 22)
7:00 – 8:30 pm PT

Each session will have an unique zoom link that will be sent in the reminder message upon registration and the day of the session.

Course Chairvirtual course logo

Gregory M. Marcus, MD, MAS
Professor of Medicine and Endowed Chair in Atrial Fibrillation Research

Course Description

Delivered by world-renowned experts from the UCSF Health Division of Cardiology, this course will provide insights into advances in cardiology including the role of genetics, diet, exercise, and cholesterol, in preventing and treating diseases of the heart. Learn about advances in the prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease and heart attacks, abnormal rhythms such as atrial fibrillation, cardiac arrest, the failing heart, and diseases of the heart valves. Learn the latest cutting-edge research that informs daily practice as well as lifestyle factors under the direct control of patients older adults.

Lecture Schedule

MLL23001A - Atrial Fibrillation: Alcohol, Caffeine, Apple Watches, and What They All Have To Do With the Most Common Heart Rhythm Disturbance
Gregory Marcus, MD, MAS Download Slides
MLL23001B - Prevention of Heart Disease: What You and Your Doctor Can Do to Minimize Risk
Carlin Long, MD Download Slides  // Amanda Hajoglou, MS, RCEP, CCRP Download Slides  // Angela Fong, RD Download Slides

MLL23001C - Heart Failure: What it Means and the Many Effective Treatments Now Available   
Liviu Klein, MD  Download Slides                                                                                                                                                          
MLL23001D - Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: What are they for? How are they Implanted? What does Living with one Entail?
Thomas Dewland, MD
MLL23001E - Heart Attacks, Angioplasties and Stents, Oh My!
Krishan Soni, MD
MLL23001F - Heart Valves: What can go Wrong and the Latest Approaches to Making them Right Again
Sammy Elmariah, MD, MPH/Tom C. Nguyen, MD Download Slides