HEARTBROTHERS 2022 WEBINAR SERIES
Exploring Topics Affecting the Heart Failure Community
Welcome to HeartBrothers' 2022 Webinar Series—continuing online events designed to educate the global Heart Failure patient community regarding a variety of relevant and timely topics. Our 2022 webinars—outlined below—each culminates with a patient Q&A to ensure we meet the needs of our community.
We invite you to scroll down to watch past 2022 webinars.
Female Heart Failure patients share their personal stories of overcoming the challenges of Heart Failure and Heart Transplant while persevering in their role as mothers.
Original broadcast: January 20, 2022
HEART TRANSPLANTS & MOTHERHOOD
Hope for Women Struggling with Heart Failure
Amanda Vest, Tufts Medical Center
MINORITY COMMUNITIES & HeART FAILURE
Explore Their Unique Heart Failure & Transplant Journeys
The Heart Failure journey in minority communities is arduous. Patients of color share their unique perspectives and challenges overcome on their road to transplant.
Original broadcast: February 17, 2022
Larry Williams & Kyree Miller
Joy Donohue, Team HeartBrothers Advisor
Presented by CareDX, this special webinar invites heart, lung, and kidney transplant patients to share what they wish they had known prior to transplant.
Original broadcast: March 31, 2022
I Wish I Would Have Known...
World-renowned, Boston-based HCM specialist, Dr. Martin Maron, explores this silent killer and how it affects Heart Failure patients--from hereditary risk, to prevalence, to outcomes.
Original broadcast: April 21, 2022
HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY (HCM):
What It Is & How It Impacts Multiple Generations
Linda Ordway, MSN, NP, Tufts Medical Center
Karen Klimczak, HCM Patient & Heart Transplant Survivor
Tom Bull, HCM Patient & Heart Transplant Survivor
Darlene Goodwin, HCM Patient & Heart Transplant Survivor
Timothy Goodwin, HCM Patient
An emotional discussion exploring caregivers' unique challenges in supporting Heart Failure patients on their arduous journey to heart transplant and beyond.
Original broadcast: May 19, 2022
HEART FAILURE & TRANSPLANT JOURNEY:
The Caregiver Perspective
Leslie Sullivan, Susan Romer, Ellie Mahdavy, Deb Rockwood, Dustin Klimczak
TransMedics is transforming the clinical practice of donor organ procurement and OCS™ perfusion, establishing "the new" standard of care in organ transplantation.
Original broadcast: Thursday, October 6, 2022
NATIONAL OCS PROGRAM (NOP):
A Transformative Practice to Increase
Solid Organ Transplants in the US
A look at the various medications and therapeutics currently used to treat Heart Failure and those used by transplant patients to prevent graft rejection. Hear about the current slew of HF transplant benefits, side effects and what new medications are in the works.
Original broadcast: Thursday, October 27, 2022
DRUG PROTOCOLS POST TRANSPLANT
Current Massachusetts General Hospital Program Management Protocols
Meaghan Doucette, MSN, FNP-BC - Mass General Hospital
Georgina Waldman, PharmD, BCTXP - Mass General Hospital