PERT Webinar on COVID-19 and Pulmonary Embolism

April 6, 2020 7:00pm to 9:00pm / Zoom Webinar

PERT Webinar

The PERT Consortium invites you to join this ground breaking webinar with Charles Grodzin, MD, and our Chinese colleague, Shaoping Nie, MD, PhD, FESC, FSCAI to learn about how US and international clinicians are facing the challenges surrounding PE care in the COVID-19 epidemic. This will be a 2 hour webinar-including a case presentation, and time for Q&A. Our expert panelists include: Geoffrey Barnes, MD, MSC, James Horowitz, MD, Andrew J.P. Klein, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Rachel Rosovsky, MD, MPH and Vic Tapson, MD.

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About Our Speakers

Shaoping Nie, MD, PhD, FESC, FSCAI
Director, Emergency and Critical Care Center,
Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University Beijing,
China President of the National PERT Consortium in China
Dr. Shaoping Nie is an interventional cardiologist performing complex cardiac interventions. He earned a Doctoral Degree in Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science & Technology. He is a Member of the Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC) and Leader of the Pulmonary Vascular Diseases Group, Standing Committee Member of Chinese College of Cardiovascular Physicians (CCCP) and Director of the Guidelines and Consensus Working Committee, Executive Chairman of the Great-Wall International Congress of Cardiology (GW-ICC), Vice-chairman of Beijing Heart Association, and Head of Cardiovascular Emergency and Critical Diseases Group of Beijing Society of Cardiology. He served as a principle investigator for several national studies, including Rota China Registry and RIGHT study. He is the Medical Director of PERT in Beijing Anzhen Hospital, and is also the President of the National PERT Consortium in China.
Charles Grodzin, MD
Senior Physician, Emory University School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Emory University Atlanta, Georgia
PERT Consortium Chair of the Finance Committee
Dr. Charles Grodzin completed Internal Medicine and Pulmonary and Critical Care Training at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois 1997. He then entered private practice in the Chicago area before establishing North Texas Pulmonary in the North Dallas area. In 2014 Dr. Grodzin became an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Emory University and has been Medical Director of the MICU, is the current Medical Director of Respiratory Care and is the lead physician for the Sepsis initiative and the Emory Midtown PERT. He is also the current chair of the Finance Committee for the PERT Consortium and is active on both the Governance and Education Committees.
Geoffrey Barnes, MD, MSC
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Vascular and Cardiovascular Medicine,
Frankel Cardiovascular Center, University of Michigan
James Horowitz, MD
PERT Board Member
NYU Langone Medical Center Cardiology & Critical Care
Andrew J.P. Klein, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiology
Vascular and Endovascular Medicine
Piedmont Heart Institute
Atlanta, GA
Rachel Rosovsky, MD, MPH
PERT Board Member
Massachusetts General Hospital Hematology; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Victor Tapson, MD
PERT Immediate Past President
Cedars Sinai Medical Center Pulmonary & Critical Care

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