Inside EP

Industry, you spoke. We listened. Introducing a new Heart Rhythm Society education forum. Insights from clinical decision makers for the industry professional.

Inside EP :: Chicago, IL :: 9/27 & 9/28

Friday, September 27 – Saturday, September 28, 2019

Inside EPThe agenda, designed specifically for the industry professional, will include a comprehensive review of AFib, Heart Failure, and Ventricular Arrhythmias. Faculty will discuss pathophysiology and present cases to demonstrate clinical decision insights related to risk stratification, shared decision making, treatment selection, the pros and cons, and overall challenges and opportunities.


Rod S. Passman, MD, FHRS, Chicago, IL
David E. Haines, MD, FHRS, Royal Oak, MI

Registration will open in June 2019. Less than 150 seats will be available!

Primary Venue

Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Conference Center
251 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611


Start End Topic Faculty Role
12:30 12:40 Welcome Day 1 Passman Presenter
12:40 13:00 Future of EP, Challenges, Opportunities, and Trends Russo Presenter
13:00 13:20 Presentation: Pathophysiology of Heart Failure Poole Presenter
    - Pathology of dyssynchrony Poole Presenter
    - Pathology of SCA Poole Presenter
13:20 13:30 Case Shivkumar Presenter
13:30 14:15 Panel Discussion and Q&A Passman Moderator
    - Who gets what device and when do they get it? Shivkumar Panelist
    - Challenges in device placement Poole Panelist

- His bundle pacing, epicardial/subcutaneous devices, leadless pacing

Russo Panelist
    - Device monitoring and cybersecurity Haines Panelist
14:15 14:30 Recent and upcoming trials in Heart failure Poole  
14:30 14:45 BREAK (coffee and snacks)
14:45 15:00 Pathophysiology and Genetics of AF and Stroke Chung Presenter
15:00 15:10 Case: AF Ablation Knight Presenter
15:10 16:00 Panel Discussion and Q&A Shivkumar Moderator
    - Indications of ablation Passman Panelist
    - Challenges in ablation Haines Panelist
    - New/developing ablation tools Chung Panelist
    - Stroke Prevention: risk stratification, oral anticoagulation, LAA management Russo Panelist
16:00 16:20 Surgical approaches to Atrial Fibrillation Knight Presenter
16:20 16:40 Recent and upcoming trials in Atrial Fibrillation Haines Presenter
16:40 17:00 How health will impact AF diagnosis/treatment
17:00 18:00 Networking Reception (All Attendees & Faculty)


Start End Topic Faculty Role
8:00 9:00 Continental Breakfast and Coffeee with Faculty (All Attendees & Faculty)    
9:00 9:10 Welcome Day 2 Haines Presenter
9:10 9:30 Pathophysiology of Ventricular Arrhythmias Shivkumar Presenter
9:30 9:40 Case Russo Presenter
9:40 10:30 Panel Discussion and Q&A Haines Moderator
    - Ablation techniques and outcomes Shivkumar Panelist
    - Technologies for mapping and ablation Poole Panelist
    - Role of imaging Russo Panelist
    - Radioablation Chung Panelist
    - Autonomic modulation    
10:30 10:45 Device Therapy: Therapy Programming and Unmet Needs Knight Presenter
10:45 11:00 BREAK (coffee and snacks)
      Passman Moderator
      Haines Moderator
11:00 11:05 Case: Heart Failure Poole Presenter
11:05 11:15 - Deliberation All Faculty Panelists
11:15 11:20 Case: Atrial Fibrillation Knight Presenter
11:20 11:30 - Deliberation All Faculty Panelists
11:30 11:35 Case: Ventricular Arrhythmias Shivkumar Presenter
11:35 11:45 - Deliberation All Faculty Panelists
11:45 11:50 Case: mHealth and use of wearables Passman Presenter
11:50 12:00 - Deliberation All Faculty Panelists
12:00 12:10 Closing Remarks Russo Presenter
12:15 13:00 Networking Lunch (All Attendees & Faculty)