W.L. Gore & Associates presents the Third Annual International Cardiac Outreach Conference October 21-22, 2005 At the Cannon Center 255 North Main Street Memphis, Tennessee U.S.A. Sponsored by: The World Heart Foundation W.L. Gore & Associates NovoSci Edwards LifeSciences Hosted by: The International Children’s Heart Foundation 1750 Madison Avenue, Suite 100 Memphis, TN 38104 U.S.A. Tel. (901) 869-4243 Fax (901) 432-4243 www.BabyHeart.org Registration & Reception, Thursday, October 20, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Memphis Marriott Hotel, Main Lobby Third Annual International Cardiac Outreach Conference Friday, October 21 7:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast at the Cannon Center WELCOME AND UPDATES 8:30 a.m. Welcome William Novick, M.D. & James Cox, M.D. 8:45 a.m. World Heart Foundation Update James Cox, M.D. CTS Net Update Donald Watson, M.D. 9:15 a.m. Question & Answer Session KEYNOTE ADDRESS 9:30 a.m. Towards a Global Network of Cardiovascular Services Sir Magdi Yacoub, M.D. and Science 10:00 a.m. Question & Answer Session 10:15 a.m. Break INTERNET TOOLS FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE 10:30 a.m. Medical Education Through the Internet Kazem Behbehani, M.D. 11:00 a.m. International Applications of Icardiogram Jim Loehr, M.D. 11:30 a.m. Question and Answer Session 12:00 noon Lunch DATABASES AND QUALITY ASSURANCE 1:30 p.m. Instituting Quality Assurance Programs in the Constance Haan, M.D. Developing World 2:00 p.m. The RACHS-1 Model and its Application in Developing Kathy Jenkins, M.D. Countries 2:30 p.m. The ARISTOTLE System and Appropriations in Third Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D. World Pediatric Cardiac Surgery 3:00 p.m. Question and Answer Session 3:30 p.m. Break CORPORATE ASSISTANCE 3:45 p.m. W.L. Gore & Associates Thom O’Hara 4:00 p.m. Medtronic, Inc. Tom Armitage, M.D. 4:15 p.m. Edwards LifeSciences Laura Jackson 4:30 p.m. AmeriCares Cia Marion 4:45 p.m. Question & Answer Session RECEPTION & DINNER 7:00 p.m. Celebrity Guest Speaker Chad Everett Presentation of Humanitarian Award James Cox, M.D. Saturday, October 22 7:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast at the Cannon Center 8:30 a.m. Welcome & Announcements William Novick, M.D. INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS AND RETENTION OF LOCAL CAREGIVERS 8:45 a.m. International Certification Robert Repogle, M.D. 9:15 a.m. Health Care Worker Retention Barbara Stilwell 9:45 a.m. Question & Answer Session 10:00 a.m. Break MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND MAINTENANCE 10:30 a.m. Engineering Support for Medical Missions Cathy Peck 11:00 a.m. Sharing Can Make A World Of Difference A.B. Short 11:30 a.m. Question & Answer Session 12:00 noon Lunch SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIPS IN PEDIATRIC CARDIAC SERVICES 1:30 p.m. The Shanghai Children’s Medical Center Pediatric John Howe, III, M.D. Cardiac Service Program 2:00 p.m. The Development of a Sustainable National Pediatric Alexander Baskevitch, M.D. Cardiac Service in Belarus 2:30 p.m. Corazon Colombia - A Unique Program for Indigent Nestor Sandoval, M.D. Children of Colombia with Heart Disease 3:00 p.m. Question & Answer Session 3:30 p.m. Break AFFILIATE PROGRAM INITIATIVES 3:45 p.m. Building a Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Program in Palestine Steve Sosebee 4:00 p.m. Clinical Outcomes from the Program for the Indigent at Terry Davis, M.D. Hospital Dos de Mayo, Lima, Peru 4:15 p.m. The HeartGift Foundation John Oswalt, M.D. 4:30 p.m. Question & Answer Session Luncheon Presentations: Addressing Gaps in Developing Countries for Shanti Mendis, M.D. Prevention and Control of Cardiovascular Diseases Reducing Childhood Mortality with Specific Emphasis Kopano Mukelabai On Pediatric Heart Disease Conference Speakers Tom Armitage, M.D. Shanti Mendis, M.D. Vice President, Clinical Regulatory Coordinator, Cardiovascular Diseases Medtronic, Inc. World Health Organization Alexander Baskevitch, M.D. Kopano Mukelabai Chief, Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery Senior Health Advisor National Children’s Cardiac Center Health Section Minsk, Belarus UNICEF Kazem Behbehani, M.D. William M. Novick, M.D. Assistant Director General Paul Nemir Professor World Health Organization International Child Health and Surgery Geneva, Switzerland University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center Founder and Medical Director James Cox, M.D. International Children’s Heart Foundation President & CEO The World Heart Foundation Thom O’Hara Medical Division Marketing Terry Davis, M.D. Gore & Associates Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon Columbus Children’s Hospital John Oswalt, M.D. Founder and Board Chair Constance K. Haan, M.D. The HeartGift Foundation Cardiothoracic Surgeon University of Florida/Jacksonville Cathy Peck Global Health Systems, LLC President Engineering World Health John Howe, M.D. CEO Robert Repogle, M.D. Project Hope Special Project Manager World Heart Foundation Laura Jackson Cardiac Surgeon Vice President, Global Communications University of Chicago Medical School Edwards Lifesciences LLC Nestor Sandoval, M.D. Jeffrey P. Jacobs, M.D. Chief, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon Cardioinfantile, Bogota, Colombia The Congenital Heart Institute of Florida A.B. Short Kathy Jenkins, M.D. Chief Executive Officer Assistant Professor of Pediatrics MedShare International Harvard Medical School Boston Children’s Hospital Steve Sosebee President & CEO Jim Loehr, M.D. The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund President Icardiogram, Incorporated Barbara Stilwell Coordinator HRH Cia Marion World Health Organization Manager Geneva, Switzerland Medical Outreach Program AmeriCares Donald Watson, M.D. Retired Cardiac Surgeon Celebrity Guest Speaker Executive Director World Heart Foundation Chad Everett Actor: Dr. Joe Gannon of “Medical Center” Sir Magdi Yacoub, M.D. Harefield Heart Science Centre Middlesex, U.K. Objective: To help direct and coordinate public and private organizations that provide cardiac care with those who support the delivery of such care, both financially and logistically, to better serve those in need. Target Audience: This conference will be of interest to doctors specializing in cardiac care, medical professionals, hospital administrators, non-profit NGO’s involved with providing cardiac services, Rotarians and Rotary Gift of Life Programs. Exhibits: Several medical supply and pharmaceutical companies will display their products in the foyer of the Cannon Center. NGO’s, Rotarians and Rotary Gift of Life Programs will be displaying information about their organizations as well.
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