Friday, September 22

 12:00 Noon ACCMI Board Meeting
By Invitation Only
 ACCMI Board
5-6:00 PM  Registration Opens


Saturday, September 23




Governors' Prefunction

8:00  Conference Welcome Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD Governors' Hall A&B 
8:05 - 9:00 

Updates in CV Care 



Practical Points of Surgical Risk Stratification

Non-Statin Therapies     

HTN Management in Pregnancy and Post-Partum

Moderators:  Nishtha Sareen, MD, and David Klungle, PA-C

Susan Mastenbrook, NP
Peter Fattal, MD
Thomas Boyden, MD
Rhym Radjef, MD

Governors' Hall A&B 
9:00 - 9:45

Hot Topics in Cardiology


Renal Denervation: Are We Ready For Prime Time?

How To Incorporate Wearables in Clinical Practice 

The Evolving Role of Pulmonary Artery Monitoring

Moderator:  Celeste Williams, MD, and Simon Dixon, MD

Herb Aronow, MD

Sanjay Dandamudi, MD

Matthew Gonzalez, MD

Governors' Hall A&B 

9:45 -10:00  Break and Exhibits   Governors' Hall C&D
10:00 - 11:05

Debates in Cardiology

Debate #1:

Recurrent /Refractory VT in HFrEF
Advanced Heart Failure Therapies

Debate #2: 

There is a Little Evidence
LAAO is Here to Stay 
Case Conclusion

Debate #3: 

There is No Role for Viability Testing
Viability Testing is Here to Stay

Moderators: David Wohns, MD, and Aiden Abidov, MD


Asim Yunus, MD
Khaldoon Alaswad, MD
Celeste Williams, MD 
Samuel Mshelbwala, DO

Sunil Rao, MD
Prasanthi Yelavarthy, MD
Samuel Mshelbwala, DO


Devraj Sukul, MD
Michael Gallagher, MD
Samuel Mshelbwala, DO

Governors' Hall A&B

11:05 - 12:00 Poster Judging and Exhibits   Governors' Hall C&D

12:00  - 1:00

Lunch & Learn | Exhibits
"Redefining the Landscape of Symptomatic NYHA Class II-III Obstructive HCM with Camzyos (Mavacamten), the First and Only FDA Approved Cardiac Myosin Inhibitor"

Shepard David Weiner, MD

Governors' Hall E

1:00 - 2:00 

FIT Jeopardy


  • McLaren Flint
  • Corewell Health William Beaumont University Hospital Royal Oak
  • Corewell Health West/Michigan State University
  Governors' Hall A&B 

2:00 - 3:00

FIT Exclusives #1
Mastering the FIT to Early Career Transition

Kellsey Peterson, MD, Chadi Alraies, MD, Prasanthi Yelavarthy, MD, Timothy Joseph, MD

Jasneet Devgun, MD

Governors' Hall A&B 

3:00 - 4:00

FIT Exclusives #2

Practice Model Lightning Round

Moderator: Mohamad Dabaja, D.O.

Kellsey Peterson, MD Chadi Alraies, MD Prasanthu Yelavarthy, MD Timothy Joseph, MD Tiberio Frisoli, MD
Sanjay Dandamudi, MD

Governors' Hall A&B 

4:00 - 6:00 Break    
6:00 - 6:30 Mentorship Program Meet & Greet Mentorship Program Mentors and Mentees Governors' Prefunction
6:30 - 7:30  Young Professionals Reception Mentorship Program and Early Career Governors' Prefunction


Sunday, September 24

7:15-8:15 Breakfast and Exhibits   Governors' Prefunction

Chapter Awards Presentations


Governors' Hall A&B 


2023 Legacy Lecture
Denise Busman
, known for her work in program development, is skilled in the implementation of new programs and clinical initiatives. With over 40 years of experience, her clinical expertise is complemented by a passion for engaging multi-disciplinary teams to transform care delivery and enhance clinical quality.

Ms. Busman currently works with MedAxiom, the ACC's operational and clinical effectiveness arm. Previously she worked for many years at Spectrum Health's Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center, now part of Corewell Health West, where she held various positions, including critical care staff nurse, manager, educator, and cardiology clinical nurse specialist. 

Denise Busman headshotDenise Busman, MSN, RN, CPHQ

Governors' Hall A&B 


Your College and Chapter

Michigan Chapter Business Meeting

Advocacy Updates

Karthik Ananthasubramaniam, MD
Sunil Rao, DO

Governors' Hall A&B 

10:00-10:20 Break, Exhibits & Networking   Governors' Hall C&D



Geoff Barnes, MD
Kelley Branch, MD

Governors' Hall A&B 


Team-Based Cardiology Care 

Case #1: Endocarditis

The Role of Surgery
The Role of Catheter-Directed Options
The Role of Multi-modality Imaging


Case 2: Tricuspid Regurgitation

The Role of Surgery
The Role of Catheter-Directed Options
Keeping Pulmonary Hypertension in Mind

Moderators: Shukri David, MD, and Sangjin Lee, MD

Panelists: Vaidahi Patel, MD

Kyle Miletic, MD
Mohamma Qintar, MD
Karthik Ananth, MD


Mohamad Dabaja, DO
Kristopher George, MD
Tiberio Frisoli, MD
Renzo Loyaga-Rendon, MD

Governors' Hall A&B 


Conference Conclusion

Babar Basir, MD
Nishtha Sareen, MD

Governors' Hall A&B 


Lunch & Exhibits



Conference Dismissed