Cardiology in the Valley Symposium 2019

Saturday, May 4, 2019

UCSF Fresno Center for Medical Education and Research
155 N. Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93701

Course Director: John A. Ambrose, MD, FACC

CME: 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

eeds code: 10muds


Program Materials

New and emerging developments in CAD and Atherosclerosis
John A. Ambrose, MD, FACC
UCSF Professor of Medicine at UCSF Fresno                                 

New and Emerging Therapies in Advanced Heart Failure
Richard Kiel, MD
UCSF Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF Fresno

Stress Perfusion with Cardiac MRI – Current and Future Role in Stable CAD
Ankit Rathod, MD
UCSF Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF Fresno

Percutaneous Treatment of Structural Heart Disease in the Central Valley
Rohit Srivastava, MD, FACC, FSCAI
UCSF Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF Fresno       

Diabetes and Heart Disease
Prakash Deedwania, MD, FACC
UCSF Professor of Medicine at UCSF Fresno; Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine



  1. Identify the appropriate anticoagulant & antiplatelet strategies in different coronary disease patients.
  2. Apply different strategies to patients with congestive heart failure with either systolic and/or diastolic dysfunction.
  3. Identify basic cardiac arrhythmias and when to consult the specialist for further assistance.

Target Audience:

Cardiologists and all health care personnel including hospitalist, family and Internal Medicine physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, etc., with an interest in recent advance in cardiovascular disease particularly the management of coronary disease and atrial fibrillation.


Presenters John A. Ambrose, Richard Kiel, Ankit Rathod, Brandon Woodbury, Rohit Srivastava and planner Summer Connery have no commercial disclosures to make. Prakash Deedwania has research grants from Sanofi and Boehringer Ingelheim and is a consultant for Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. All potential conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to this event.

Questions? Contact Summer Connery at or (559) 499-6406