The CRT 2021 Virtual Agenda At-A-Glance is your guide to our 10-week program.
All Saturday programming is from 8:00 AM – 1:15 PM ET.
Each session is 1-hour. Power Break is 15-min.
Friday programming will vary.
The Japan FDA Sessions are from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM ET.
The FDA Town Hall and Shock sessions are from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET.
Press the arrow to access the events taking place during that day. From there, press the plus sign on any event to learn further details.
Please note these are DRAFT agendas and are SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
Each year, CRT has featured a Women and Heart Disease symposium focusing on the prevention, detection, and treatment of heart disease in women, and tackling topics such as gender disparities in clinical trial designs, access to care, and community responsibilities. Our 2016 event will explore gender issues that iMPACT Your Practice by discussing the gender gap in cardiology and the challenges faced by women cardiologists and interventional cardiologists.
This year, CRT 2016 is pleased to have women’s health expert Holly Atkinson, MD as our keynote speaker. She is the senior on-air Medical Correspondent and Chief of Medical Affairs for HealthiNation, the leading consumer health video network, is Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine and Co-Director of the Advancing Idealism in Medicine Program at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and is Adjunct Professor of Public Health at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. With degrees in both medicine and journalism, she possesses a unique blend of experience and skill—medical expertise, media savvy and business acumen. Dr. Atkinson has worked in print, broadcast television and web-based technologies for both consumers and medical professionals and has extensive international business experience.
The Honorable Mitt Romney was the 2012 Republican nominee for President of the United States. He was also a leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008. Elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2002, Mitt Romney presided over a dramatic reversal of state fortunes and a period of sustained economic expansion. Without raising taxes or increasing debt, he balanced the budget every year of his administration, closing a $3 billion budget gap inherited when he took office.He also enacted educational reforms and in 2006 signed into law a private, market-based reform that ensures every Massachusetts citizen will have health insurance.
Already a highly successful businessman, Mitt Romney first gained international recognition for his role in turning around the 2002 Winter Olympics. With the 2002 Games mired in controversy and facing a financial crisis, Romney took over as President and CEO of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee and delivered a highly successful Game. Previously, from 1978 to 1984, Mitt Romney was a Vice President at Bain & Company, Inc. In 1984, he founded Bain Capital, one of the US’s most successful venture capital and investment companies. Bain Capital helped launch hundreds of companies on a successful course, including Staples, Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Domino’s Pizza, Sealy, Brookstone, and The Sports Authority. n 2014, Romney premiered in his first Netflix documentary – Mitt– that chronicled his 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns.
CRT supports ABC’s mission, “to promote the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in Blacks and other minorities and to achieve health equity for all through the elimination of disparities.” Every year, CRT features a special lunch symposium in collaboration with ABC to promote equity in cardiovascular care and identify effective interventions to iMPACT Your Practice through improved prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
This year, CRT 2016 is pleased to have veteran Democratic strategist and renowned television commentator Donna Brazile as our keynote speaker. Brazile was named in O magazine’s first-ever list of 20 “remarkable visionaries,” and Washingtonian magazine named her among its “100 Most Powerful Women,” while Essence magazine listed her as one of the “Top 50 Women in America.” Brazile also received the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s highest award for political achievement.
This event is designed for attendees to view scientific posters, meet with CRT 2016 abstract presenters, and discuss the scientific data. This is a great opportunity for networking!