Agenda

Schedule At A Glance

A two-day event organized by women for women

Click on the the two-day schedule below to learn more about the speakers and workshops provided by RISE.
DAY 1: FEBRUARY 17, 2023
The Lancet Commission Educational Symposium
DAY 2: FEBRUARY 18, 2023
The RISE Conference

Welcome remarks, overview, and introduction

Roxana Mehran, MD – Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Roxana Mehran, MD

Welcome remarks; Heart disease in women – why does it matter?

Mariell Jessup, MD – Chief Science and Medical Officer | American Heart Association
Mariell Jessup, MD

The global burden of heart disease in women

Catherine Johnson, PhD, MPH – Lead Research Scientist | Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Risk factors of heart disease in women – what we know and what’s emerging

Birgit Vogel, MD – Clinical Researcher in Cardiovascular Disease | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Birgit Vogel, MD

Panel Discussion One

Moderator: Roxana Mehran, MD | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Panelists: Mariell Jessup, MD, Catherine Johnson, PhD, MPH, Birgit Vogel, MD
Mariell Jessup, MD
Roxana Mehran, MD
Birgit Vogel, MD
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Coffee Break

Social determinants of health – how to improve access to cardiovascular care for all women?

Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, MACC – Director of Disease Management | Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, MACC

Strategies to Improve Outcomes and Care for Women with Heart Disease: Education

Sharonne N. Hayes, MD – Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine | Mayo Clinic
Sharonne N. Hayes, MD

Strategies to Improve Outcomes and Care for Women with Heart Disease: Prevention

Martha Gulati, MD – Director, Preventive Cardiology | Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Martha Gulati, MD

Strategies to Improve Outcomes and Care for Women with Heart Disease: Research

Barbara Casadei, MD, DPhil, FMedSci – British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine | University of Oxford
Barbara Casadei, MD, DPhil, FMedSci

Strategies to Improve Outcomes and Care for Women with Heart Disease: Policy

Athena Poppas, MD – Chief, Cardiology Division | Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute
Athena Poppas, MD

Strategies to Improve Outcomes and Care for Women with Heart Disease: Diversity in the Health Care Workforce

Clyde Yancy, MD – Chief, Division of Cardiology | Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Clyde Yancy, MD

Panel Discussion Two

Moderator: Pamela Douglas, MD, MACC  |  Panelists: Barbara Casadei, MD, DPhil, FMedSci; Martha Gulati, MD; Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, MACC; Athena Poppas, MD; Clyde Yancy, MD
Barbara Casadei, MD, DPhil, FMedSci
Pamela Douglas, MD, MACC
Martha Gulati, MD
Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, MACC
Athena Poppas, MD
Clyde Yancy, MD

Closing remarks

Roxana Mehran, MD – Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Roxana Mehran, MD
7:30 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast & Registration

Opening Remarks & Welcome

Roxana Mehran, MD – Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Roxana Mehran, MD

Keynote 1: Disparities in Medicine – Where Do We Stand in 2023?

Sasha Shillcutt, MD, MS – Professor and Vice Chair of Strategy, Anesthesiology Dept | University of Nebraska Medical Center
Sasha Shillcutt, MD, MS
9:00 am – 9:10 am

Coffee Break

Panel Discussion: Funding Organization Perspectives

Moderator: Barbara Casadei, MD, DPhil, FMedSci – British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine | University of Oxford Panelists: Charmaine Griffiths, PhD – Chief Executive | British Heart Foundation. Mariell Jessup, MD – Chief Science and Medical Officer | American Heart Association. Nicole Redmond, MD, PhD, MPH – Chief, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch | National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Tracy Wang, MD – Chief of Comparative Clinical Effectiveness Research, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
Barbara Casadei, MD, DPhil, FMedSci
Mariell Jessup, MD
Nicole Redmond, MD, PhD, MPH
Charmaine Griffiths, PhD

Industry Panel: What DE&I Means to Us

Moderator: Azin Parhizgar, PhD – Senior Venture Partner | 415 Capital Management Panelists: Camille Chang Gilmore, MBA – Global Chief Diversity Officer | Boston Scientific. Debbie Drane – Senior Vice-President, Global Commercial Development and TA Strategy | CSL Behring. Bonnie Handke, RN, MBA – Vice-President, Healthcare Economics, Policy and Reimbursement | Medtronic. Jennifer Jones-McMeans, PhD – Division Vice-President of Global Clinical Affairs | Abbott. Sandra Lesenfants – President, Interventional | Penumbra.
Azin Parhizgar, PhD

Department Chief Panel

Moderator: Roxana Mehran, MD – Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Panelists: Christine Albert, MD, MPH – Chair, Department of Cardiology | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Monica Kraft, MD – Murray M. Rosenberg Professor and Systems Chair | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Athena Poppas, MD – Chief, Cardiology Division | Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute. Nancy Sweitzer, MD – Vice Chair of Clinical Research for the Department of Medicine | Washington University in St. Louis.
Christine Albert, MD, MPH
Monica Kraft, MD
Roxana Mehran, MD
Athena Poppas, MD
Nancy Sweitzer, MD

Keynote 2 and Book Signing: We Don’t Need Permission

Eric Collins – CEO and Founding Member | Impact X Capital Partners, Author of “We Don’t Need Permission”
Eric Collins
11:45 am – 1:05 pm

BREAK & LUNCH SYMPOSIA

1:15 pm – 4:00 pm

Workshop Rotations – each attendee selects two

Workshop One: Insider Tips from Top Journal Editors

Jane Leopold, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine | Harvard Medical School. Chana Sacks, MD – Assistant Professor of Medicine | Massachusetts General Hospital. Jennifer Sargent, PhD – Deputy Editor | Nature Medicine.
Jane Leopold, MD

Workshop Two: Keys to Effective Leadership

Natasha Bowman – President and Founder | Performance ReNEW
Natasha Bowman

Workshop Three: Business Acumen for Physicians – What’s Essential?

Robin Germany, MD – Chief Medical Officer | ZOLL Respicardia. Grace Lin, MD – Professor of Medicine | Mayo Clinic. Ruth Reiner, MBA – Conlon Public Strategies.
Robin Germany, MD
Grace Lin, MD
Ruth Reiner, MBA

Workshop Four: Clinical Trial Leadership: What does it take?

Pamela Douglas, MD, MACC – Ursula Geller Professor of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases | Duke University School of Medicine.
Pamela Douglas, MD, MACC
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Coffee Break

Evening Keynote Event

Premiere Keynote Speaker: Academy Award-winning actor; author; Founder & Chair, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media | Q&A Panel Session Eric Collins – Author & entrepreneur Jessica Mega, MD – Verily Life Sciences Shelley Wood – Editorial Director at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) and Managing Editor of TCTMD.com    
Shelley Wood
Geena Davis
Eric Collins
Jessica Mega, MD, MPH