ENGAGE@ACC.17 Studio
Posters Area, Hall C

The Engage@ACC.17 Studio is an innovative 200-seat theater with a 180-degree stage designed for audience participation — the center of many novel community-centered events including —

  • FIT Jeopardy: Battle of the State Chapters
  • Simulation Sessions
  • Cardiology Contest
  • Ask the Experts
  • Meet the Legends
  • Heart Teams in Action
  • Newlywed Game

FIT Jeopardy: Battle of the State Chapters

Watch your fellow FITs compete in a two-day tournament for prizes, glory and the title of national ACC FIT Jeopardy Champion.

  • Friday, March 17: 9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 18: 9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Ask the Valvular Heart Disease Experts
Friday, March 17, 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Bring your tough clinical questions to be answered by experienced VHD heart team members. This session is solely dedicated to audience questions and lively discussions.

Cardiology Contest
Friday, March 17, 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

This exciting educational format will be a fun, fast-paced Jeopardy-style session with 4 teams competing on the topics of Imaging, Intervention, Valvular and CV Surgery.

Simulation Sessions

Deep-dive into an acute and chronic case within each clinical topic as a physician expert leads participants through patient interaction, clinical decision-making and discussion with the help of the Body Interact Simulation.

  • Congenital Heart Disease: Saturday, March 18, 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Complex Heart Failure: Sunday, March 19, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Newlywed Game for Pediatric Cardiac Providers
Saturday, March 18, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

A new exciting format — this session will be set up like the Newlywed Game with four teams of two and answers will be scored on similarity of the answers. The 20 questions and answers will be used to frame a moderated question and answer. The goal is to improve the understanding of the heart team design in treatment of cardiac diseases.

Heart Teams in Action: Complex Coronary Revascularization
Sunday, March 19, 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Witness three high-performing "heart teams" present challenging revascularization decisions and comment on each other's management strategies, and see if their recommendations match your judgment.

Meet the Legends
Sunday, March 19, 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Meet the legends in acute coronary syndromes and stable ischemic heart disease Antonio Colombo, MD, FACC, Robert Califf, MD, MACC and Frederick Grover, MD, FACC.


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