Below are the list of presenters, their topics and learning objectives. To schedule a Grand Rounds talk, please complete the Grand Rounds request form.

Stacy Fisher, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Cardiac Source of Embolus
  • Progress in Pediatric Cardiomyopathy
  • Pregnancy Considerations for Heart Failure Patients: Current Understandings and Directions for Research
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Considerations for Surgery and ECHO
  • Women and Heart Disease: Nuances in Preventive Screening


Anuj Gupta, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine

  • Renal Denervation for Treatment of Resistant Hypertension
  • Role of TAVR in Treatment of Aortic Stenosis
  • Treatment Strategies for Stable Coronary Artery Disease
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome in Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease



Michael Miller, MD, FACC, FAHA | Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Medicine

Triglycerides and Cardiovascular Disease

  • To provide new information on the relationships between TG and CVD risk
  • To discuss lifestyle therapies that lower triglycerides
  • Elaborate upon clinical trial evidence related to TG and CV risk

Heal Your Heart: Understand the relationship between emotions and heart disease

  • To review the impact of stress on CV risk
  • To describe new tools to evaluate how emotional health affects our vascular health
  • Outline a strategy to deal effectively with stress through positive emotions


Gautam Ramani, MD | Curriculum Vitae
Professor of Medicine

Heart Transplantation: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Practice

  • Review history of heart transplantation
  • Review current challenges in heart transplant
  • Highlight future directions of heart replacement therapy

Decompensated heart failure

  • Review epidemiology of acute decompensated heart failure
  • Understand treatment strategies for ADHF
  • Highlight prevention strategies for heart failure admissions

Pulmonary Hypertension

  • Review epidemiology and definitions of pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Understand treatment strategies for pulmonary hypertension
  • Review current practice for treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension


Mukta Srivastava, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

  • Left Atrial Appendage Ligation Devices for Stroke Prevention
  • Utilization of Optical Coherence Tomography Technology
  • Catheter-based Therapies for Mitral Regurgitation