Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds - Advanced Heart Failure in 2018: Optimizing Outcomes

Date: 
February 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

Claudius Mahr, DO, FACC, FESC, is a University of Washington cardiologist specializing in heart failure and heart transplantation, and an associate professor of clinical medicine and cardiac surgery.

Dr. Mahr is director of Clinical Integration, University of Washington Regional Heart Center, and medical director, Mechanical Circulatory Support, at University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash.

He has received formal fellowship training and board certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology and has a wide range of experience in the care of patients with heart failure, assist devices and heart transplantation.

Dr. Mahr specializes in the comprehensive, longitudinal care of patients with all etiologies of heart failure and cardiomyopathy, utilizing the latest available medical, surgical and device therapies, including mechanical assist devices and heart transplantation.

Dr. Mahr is a clinical researcher, invited faculty lecturer at national and international scientific meetings, and serves in several professional organizational leadership roles.

He is an active member of the American College of Cardiology, the European Society of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Association of the ESC, ASAIO, and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and serves as associate editor of the ISHLT Newsletter.  He is part of the Executive Council of the American College of Cardiology Washington Chapter. 

Dr. Mahr is a member of the Western Society for Clinical Investigation, as well as the European Society for Clinical Investigation.

Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds - Guest Speaker Series

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dr. Mahr has disclosed he is a consultant/investigator for Abbott, Abiomed and Medtronic.

All other faculty, CME Planning Committee members and CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Learning Objectives:

Describe recent progress in the research, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease
Integrate advances in heart disease diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care
Provide medical professionals with updates on cardiologic topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care