HRX 2022 Fireside Chat Sessions | Heart Rhythm Society

HRX 2022 Fireside Chat Sessions

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: A Survivor's Journey

This Fireside Chat is one you would not want to miss! A survivor of Sudden Cardiac Arrest and the Founder of Omar Carter Foundation, Mr. Omar Carter will share his experiences and present information on what his Foundation is doing to combat sudden cardiac death. An inspiring and a devoted individual, Mr. Carter will highlight his Foundation's efforts to raise awareness, facilitate screening and access to immediate medical attention, and teach athletes and their families the basics of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of automated external defibrillators. He will be interviewed by Dr. Rohit Mehta, a practicing electrophysiologist and a co-chairman for the Omar Carter Foundation.

Their discussion will tackle health care disparities including food deserts, lack of access to care, and equity in the provision of care. They will discuss the role of digital health in addressing these challenges and catalyzing efforts for the prevention of sudden cardiac death.

Omar Carter

SPEAKER
Omar Carter
Founder, Omar Carter Foundation

Rohit Mehta, MD, FACC, FHRS

SPEAKER
Rohit Mehta, MD, FACC, FHRS
Director, Cardiac Device Clinic
Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute

Jag Singh, MD, PhD, FHRS

MODERATOR
Jag Singh, MD, PhD, FHRS
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

The Intersection of Cancer, Cardiology and the Evolving World of Digital Health

This Fireside Chat will feature the physician scientist and Pulitzer prize winner Dr. Siddharth Mukherjee. The chat will be moderated by Dr. Jag Singh.

This lively discussion will track Dr. Mukherjee's career as a clinician and author. It will draw on the similarities and differences between cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and the influence of digital health. The dialogue will encompass the challenges and opportunities for sensors and artificial intelligence strategies in this space.

Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, DPhil

SPEAKER
Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, DPhil
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hermatology and Oncology,
Columbia University Medical Center

Jag Singh, MD, PhD, FHRS

MODERATOR
Jag Singh, MD, PhD, FHRS
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

How Do We Empower People to Live at the Center of Their Health?

This Fireside Chat will feature Apple's Vice President of Health, Dr. Sumbul Desai. The chat will be moderated by Dr. Sana Al-Khatib.

Dr. Desai and Dr. Al-Khatib will explore the role science-based technology has to break down barriers between consumers and their own health information as well as between researchers and study participants. Also, Dr. Al-Khatib will open up the stage and welcome esteemed researchers conducting groundbreaking studies using Apple's technology.

Sumbul Desai, MD

SPEAKER
Sumbul Desai, MD
Vice President of Health, Apple

Paul Friedman, MD

SPEAKER
Paul Friedman, MD
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Rod S. Passman, MD, FHRS

SPEAKER
Rod S. Passman, MD, FHRS
Director, Northwestern University Center for Arrhythmia Research

Sana M. Al-Khatib, MD, MHS, FHRS, CCDS

MODERATOR
Sana M. Al-Khatib, MD, MHS, FHRS, CCDS
Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center