2021 Virtual Cardiovascular Symposium

Friday, April 23, 2021

The 2021 Inova Cherry Blossom Virtual Cardiovascular Symposium will feature world-renowned experts presenting the latest research and clinical trial results in cardiovascular disease, with an emphasis on the application in clinical practice. 
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Cardiology Grand Rounds: The Inova Dudley Family Center Visiting Professor Series

(Usually 2nd Tuesday of the month)
Target audience: Members of the medical staff (all sub-specialties, medical residents and students)
Lecture from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Christopher J. White, MD, MACC, MSCAI, FAHA, FESC, FACP

Tuesday, May 11, 2021:

Christopher J. White, MD, MACC, MSCAI, FAHA, FESC, FACP

Professor and Chair of Medicine and Cardiology
Medical Director, Value-Based Care
System Chair for Cardiovascular Diseases
Ochsner Medical Center


This event will be held online. Meeting information is below.

Cardiovascular Value-Based Care


  1. Understand the "value equation" and how it applies to cardiovascular practice
  2. Understand the need for standardized care to reduce clinical variation
  3. Learn why expert clinicians are outperformed by algorithms in decision-making

Join Us Online

Christopher J. White, MD, MACC, MSCAI, FAHA, FESC, FACP is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Cardiology for the Ochsner Clinical School and holds the positions of Medical Director for Value-Based Care and System Chairman of Cardiovascular Diseases for the Ochsner Health System. Dr. White graduated AOA from Case Western Reserve University Medical School in Cleveland and completed his training in medicine and cardiology at Letterman Army Medical Center (LAMC) in San Francisco. Following his active-duty military service, he joined Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans. Dr. White was named Medical Director for Invasive Cardiology for HealthCare International Glasgow, Scotland, then returned to Ochsner as Chairman of the Department of Cardiology. Dr. White was named System Chair for Cardiology and Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Service line. As Professor of Medicine and Cardiology, Dr. White was named Chairman of Medicine in 2013, a role that was expanded in 2014 to Medical Director of all Medical Services. He became the Medical Director of Value-Based Care for Ochsner Health System in 2019.

Dr. White is Past President of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions and was Steering Committee Chairman for the American College of Cardiology's carotid and peripheral revascularization database. He served as Editor in Chief of Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions and is currently an Associate Editor for JACC Interventions, having published more than 300 peer-reviewed manuscripts in interventional cardiology and vascular disease. He has received Teacher of the Year awards at LAMC and at Ochsner and was voted Mentor of the Year by the Ochsner cardiology fellows in 2007. In 2014, Dr. White was honored as a master interventionalist and awarded the Mason Sones National Service Award. He was also named as the Ochsner Physician Executive Leader of the Year. In 2019, Dr. White received the ATLAS career achievement award from the Vascular InterVentional Advances physicians and was recognized as a Master of the College by the American College of Cardiology.

This is a CME Accredited Program.

See all previous speakers of the Inova Dudley Family Center Visiting Professor Series arrows

2021 IHVI Grand Rounds Speakers

January 12   Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, MSCAI
February 9   Robert Harrington, MD
March 9   E. Magnus Ohman, MD, FRCPI, FESC, FACC, FSCAI
April 13   Anthony N. DeMaria, MD
May 11   Christopher J. White, MD, MACC, MSCAI, FAHA, FESC, FACP
June 8   Julia Grapsa MD, PhD, FESC, FAHA, FACC
July 16   Gregg C. Fonarow, MD, FACC, FAHA, FAHFSA
August 10   Barry Greenberg, MD

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At Inova Heart and Vascular Institute we are dedicated to providing informative and thought provoking education with physicians, nurses, and medical professionals worldwide. Our activities are designed to enhance the professional development of the medical community by providing high-quality, innovative educational programs that improve clinical performance, and promote life-long learning. Through lectures, case studies, and participant-faculty interactions, attendees will be exposed to cutting-edge educational content and the latest advances in cardiology.

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