Canadian Society of Echocardiography Meeting 2018
TWENTIETH ANNUAL
CANADIAN ECHO WEEKEND
EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Participating Faculty

Organizing Committee
Lawrence Rudski & Chi-Ming Chow (Co-Chairs), Janice Barnett, Ian Burwash, Howard Leong-Poi, Anthony Sanfilippo, Igal A. Sebag, François Tournoux, Wendy Tsang

Faculty
Jonathan Afilalo, MD, MSc, FACC, FRCPC
Director, McGill University Geriatric Cardiology Program; Co-Director, Jewish General Hospital Azrieli Heart Centre Integrated Cardiac Imaging Program, Montréal, QC

Arsène J. Basmadjian, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FCCS, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Cardiologist, Montreal Heart Institute; President, Quebec Association of Cardiologists; Quebec Governor, American College of Cardiology

Harald Becher, MD, PhD, FRCPC
University of Alberta; ABACUS Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, AB

David Bewick, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, Dalhousie University; Director, Heart Function and Cardiovascular Health & Wellness Clinics, NB Heart Centre, Saint John, NB

Marie-Josée Blais
Chief Cardiac Sonographer, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Azrieli Heart Center, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, QC

Sarah Blissett, MD, FRCPC
Imaging Fellow - Jewish General Hospital, McGill University

Ian Burwash, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa; Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, University of Ottawa Heart Institute; Ottawa, ON; Past President, Canadian Society of Echocardiography

Barry Chan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

Kwan-Leung Chan, MD, FRCPC, FAHA
Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa; University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON

Chi-Ming Chow, MDCM, FRCPC, MSc, FCCS, FASE, FACC, ABIM
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON; Past President, Canadian Society of Echocardiography

Jonathan B. Choy, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FASE, FCCS
Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta; Director, Adult Echocardiography, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, AB

Kim A. Connelly, MB BS, PhD, FRACP
Associate Professor of Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Bibiana Cujec, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FASE
Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, AB; Past President, Canadian Society of Echocardiography

Jerrald Dankoff, MD, CM
Department of Emergency Medicine, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montréal, QC

Sabe De, MD, FRCPC, FASE
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON

Hisham Dokainish, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Medicine and Director, Echocardiography & Heart Failure, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, ON

Nowell Fine, MD, SM, FRCPC, FACC, FASE, FHFSA
Director of Echocardiography, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

Christine Henri, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Université de Montréal; Cardiologist, Montréal Heart Institute, Montréal, QC

Eric Horlick, MD, FRCPC
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Peter Munk Chair in Structural Heart Disease Intervention, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON

Zion Sasson, MD, FRCPC, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Cardiologist, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON

Gary Small, MB BCh, PhD, MRCP
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON

James W. Tam, MD, FRCPC, FACC
Professor of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB; Past President, Canadian Society of Echocardiography

Dinesh Thavendiranathan, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FASE
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Cardiologist, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON

François Tournoux, MD, PhD
Centre Hospitalier, Universitaire de Montréal, Montréal, QC

Davinder S. Jassal, MD, FRCPC, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Radiology, and Physiology & Pathophysiology; Section Head, Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB

Amer M. Johri, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FASE
Associate Professor of Medicine, Queen’s University; Cardiologist, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Kingston, ON

Allan Klein, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FAHA, FASE
Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western University; Director, Center for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pericardial Diseases, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH; Immediate Past President, American Society of Echocardiography

Howard Leong-Poi, MD, FRCPC, FCCS, FASE
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Head, Division of Cardiology, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON

Kevin Levitt, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FASE
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Cardiologist, Michael Garron Hospital, Toronto, ON

Christina Luong, MD, BSc, FRCPC
Echo Fellow, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Steven Montague, MD, BSc, MSc, FRCPC
PGY-5 General Internal Medicine Fellow, CPOCUS I.P. (Independent Practitioner), & EDE 2 Resuscitation, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

Robert Moss, MB BS, FRACP, FRCCP
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia; Physician Lead, Echocardiography, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC

Sharon L. Mulvagh, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FASE, FAHA
Professor of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, NS; Emeritus Professor and Director of Women’s Heart Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Gillian Nesbitt, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FASE
Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, Sinai Health Systems; Cardiologist, University Health Network, Toronto, ON

Joseph Newbigging, MD, CCFP-EM, FCFP
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Fellowship Ultrasound Leadership Academy, CCFP-EM Residency Program Director, Queen’s University; EM-POCUS Instructor; Kingston, ON

Geraldine Ong, MD, FRCPC
Echocardiography Research Fellow, Québec Heart & Lung Institute, Québec City, QC

Raveen Pal, MSc, MD, FRCPC, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON

Bogdan Popescu, MD, PhD
President, European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI)

Lawrence Rudski, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FASE
President, Canadian Society of Echocardiography; Professor of Medicine, McGill University; Director, Azrieli Heart Center, Jewish General Hospital, Montréal, QC

Anthony Sanfilippo, MD, FRCPC, FACC
Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, Queen’s University; Director, Echocardiography, Kingston General & Hotel Dieu Hospitals, Kingston, ON; Past President, Canadian Society of Echocardiography

Wendy Tsang, MD, SM, FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Cardiologist, Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON

Joel Turner, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Fellowship Director, Emergency Medicine Ultrasound, Department of Emergency Medicine, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montréal, QC

Anna Woo, MD, SM, FRCPC, FACC
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Medical Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, University Health Network, Toronto, ON

Kibar Yared, MD, FRCPC
Director, Cardiac Imaging and Medical Director, Cardio-Oncology Program, Scarborough and Rouge Hospital, University of Toronto Medical School, Toronto, ON