2018 Annual Meeting

Ohio-ACC 28th Annual Meeting & 7th Annual Richard Lewis Memorial Lecture
October 27, 2018  |  Hilton Columbus at Easton, Columbus, OH

Meeting Brochure  |  Syllabus/Disclosures  |  Posters



Saturday, October 27
7:00-7:55 a.m.
Registration, Exhibits, Posters, and Continental Breakfast

7:55-8:00 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Sanjay Gandhi, MD, FACC

8:00-8:45 a.m.
Issues from the ACC: What Is Impacting CV Providers in 2018
Richard A. Chazal, MD, MACC

8:45-9:30 a.m.
Septal Defects
Multimodality Imaging of Septal Defects, Kan N. Hor, MD
PFO: To Close, or Not To Close, That Is the Question, Konstantinos Dean Boudoulas, MD, FACC

9:30-10:15 a.m.
Break, Exhibits, Poster Competition

10:15-11:00 a.m.
Pharmacology Rapid Fire
Pulmonary Hypertension Med Update, Kevin T. Kissling, PharmD, BCPS
PCKS9 Med Update

11:00-11:45 a.m.
Considering DAPT in Difficult Cases
John McB. Hodgson, MD, FACC

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch Break, Exhibits, Posters
Networking Round Tables: Look for a table that interests you!

12:30-1:00 p.m.
Fellow in Training Oral Competition

1:00-1:20 p.m.
Provider Burnout
Laxmi Mehta, MD, FACC

1:20-2:20 p.m.
7th Annual Richard P. Lewis Memorial Lecture

2:20-2:30 p.m.
Announcement of Poster Winners and Oral Competition Winners



The registration fee for the meeting includes educational materials, continental breakfast, break and lunch.


  • Ohio-ACC Member – $90
  • Non-Member Physician – $100

Cardiovascular Team Member (RN, APN, PA, Pharmacist)

  • Ohio-ACC Member – $60
  • Non-Member – $70

Cardiovascular Administrator

  • $35

Fellows in Training

  • FREE with pre-registration


Cancellation requests must be received by October 20, 2018. No refunds will be made after that date.

Meeting Location

Hilton Columbus at Easton
3900 Chagrin Drive
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 414-5000


Call The Hilton Columbus at Easton at 614.414.5000 for room reservations by September 25, and mention the Ohio-ACC meeting (code is CAR). The special discounted rate is $199 + tax. Guest check in is 4:00 P.M.  Guest check out is 12 Noon.

You can make your reservations online also! Please follow this link for online hotel reservations.


Call 614-859-2223 or contact us.

2017 Annual Meeting Re-cap


Poster Competition Timeline

August 31: Abstracts Due & Meeting Registration Required

September 25: Columbus Hilton at Easton Hotel Reservation Cut-off – make your reservations in advance @ 614.414.5000. Alternatively, follow this link for online hotel reservations.

September 30: Abstract Acceptance Notification, Two Fellow in Training Oral Competition Participants Announced, Resident Poster Announced

October 27 (6:30 – 7:00 a.m.): Poster set-up at Hilton Columbus at Easton

October 27 (7:00 – 7:55 a.m. & 9:40-10:25 a.m.): Posters on Display and Judged

October 27 (1:45-2:15 p.m.): Top two Fellow in Training poster abstracts (judged in advance of the meeting) to be presented at the meeting in the Oral Competition.

Submission Instructions

  1. Submit abstract via Online Submission System by August 31.

  2. Register for the meeting.

  • Only ONE abstract may be submitted per person.
  • Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the submitting author to be present on October 14 if his/her poster is accepted. If the submitting author is unable to attend, the poster will not be permitted to be presented.
  • Please structure your clinical research abstract using the following headings:
    • Background
    • Objective
    • Methods
    • Results (if relevant)
    • Conclusion
  • Please structure your case study abstract using the following headings:
    • Introduction/objective
    • Case presentation
    • Discussion *Conclusion

Who Can Participate & Eligible Research

  1. All current Ohio fellows in a cardiology training program are invited to submit clinical research or a case report (may present recent data or information that has been presented previously at a local or national meeting).
  2. All current Ohio-ACC CV Team Members (RN, NP, CNS, PA, PharmD) are invited to submit a case report.
  3. All current Ohio internal medicine residents are invited to submit a case report.  Residents may NOT submit research. Residents must identify themselves as residents and not fellows.

If you choose to submit a case study, here are some guidelines:

  1. Case reports should be of a rare, unusual, or unexpected finding in a patient;
  2. The diagnosis should be known or the workup as complete as possible (all evidence as to the diagnosis should be included);
  3. There should be a brief review of the literature including numbers of patients with similar findings/outcomes, risk factors, how it has been evaluated/treated, and outcomes where known;
  4. The case should include as much follow-up as is available;
  5. Pathology slides and supporting evidence may be included – they can be pasted into the template form.

Here is a good reference for putting together a case report.


The abstracts will be judged in advance to select the top two Cardiology Fellow in Training abstracts for oral presentation and the top Resident abstract to be presented as a poster. The rest of the accepted abstracts will be presented as posters and judged at the poster presentation on Saturday, October 27, from 7:00-7:55 a.m. and 9:40-10:25 a.m.


Fellow in Training Oral Presentation

First and second place for the FIT oral presentation will be awarded based on a combination of abstract content and oral presentation delivery as judged by a  panel of cardiologists from various institutions.

  • First place – $500
  • Second place – $300
FIT Clinical Research Posters – 1st & 2nd year
• First place – $200
• Second place – $100
FIT Clinical Research Posters – 3rd year & Advanced Fellowship
• First place – $200
• Second place – $100
FIT Case Presentation Posters – 1st year
• First place – $100
FIT Case Presentation Posters – 2nd year
• First place – $100
FIT Case Presentation Posters – 3rd year & Advanced Fellowship
• First place – $100
CV Team Case Presentation Posters (RN, NP, CNS, PA, PharmD)
• First place – $100
Resident Case Presentation Poster:
• First place – $100 – Already pre-judged

Winners will be announced on Saturday, October 27, at the end of the meeting.

Hotel Reimbursement

For those cardiology fellows in training participating in the competition and residing outside of the Columbus area, one night’s hotel room and tax the evening of October 26 will be reimbursed at a maximum of $199 + tax. Only the presenting author of the poster will be reimbursed. Call the Hilton Columbus at Easton at 614.414.5000 to make your room reservation at the Ohio-ACC rate of $199+tax before September 25. Alternatively, follow this link for online hotel reservations. Make sure to keep your receipt to turn in for reimbursement.



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Cardiology Foundation and Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. The American College of Cardiology Foundation is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACCF designates this live educational activity for a maximum of __ AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


American College of Cardiology Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The ACCF designates this live educational activity for a maximum of this __ CNE contact hours  (__ CNE Pharmacotherapeutic contact hours). Each attendee should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

While offering credits noted above, the course is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in this field.

ATTENTION Nurses who are in need of Category A credit, please visit: http://www.netce.com/3271/Catalog_OH14.pdf. Take a look at the Ohio Nurse Practice Act module on pages 3-11 and then scroll to page 91.

Statement of Need

Overall Goal

Learner Objectives


Target Audience
Adult Cardiologists, Pediatric Cardiologists, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Cardiology Fellows-in-Training, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists

Disclosure Policy
As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of their directly provided or jointly provided/co-provided educational activities. Planners, presenters, and other contributors, in a position to control the content are required to disclose to the audience all relevant financial relationships he/she and/or his/her spouse or domestic partner may have, occurring within the past 12 months, with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. When an unlabeled use of a commercial product or an investigational use not yet approved for any purpose is discussed during an educational activity, the contributor should disclose that the product is not labeled for the use under discussion or that the product is still investigational.

ACCF is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities and materials that promote improvements and quality in health care and not a specific proprietary business or commercial interest. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent participation in educational activities by persons with a financial or other relationship, but rather to provide learners with information on which they can make their own determination whether financial interests or relationships may influence the education activity.

ACCF assesses conflicts of interest (COI) with its faculty, planners, managers, staff and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of CME/CNE activities. All relevant potential conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted through a process that includes course directors and appropriate peer review by education committee chairs/members, for fair balance, scientific objectivity and validity, and patient care and safety recommendations.


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