WEBINARS

HEARTBROTHERS 2022 WEBINAR SERIES

Exploring Topics Affecting the Heart Failure Community 
 

Welcome to HeartBrothers' 2022 Webinar Series—HBF's continuing online events designed to educate the global Heart Failure (HF) patient community regarding a variety of relevant and timely topics. Our 2022 webinars—outlined below—each culminate with a patient Q&A to ensure we meet the needs of our community. 


We invite you to scroll down to register for upcoming webinars & watch past webinars.

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HEART TRANSPLANTS & MOTHERHOOD

Hope for Women Struggling with Heart Failure

Female HF patients share their personal stories of overcoming the challenges of Heart Failure and Heart Transplant while persevering in their role as mothers.

Originally broadcast January 20, 2022

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Featuring

Medical EXPERT

Amanda Vest, Tufts Medical Center

TRANSPLANT SURVIVOR

Karen Klimczak

TRANSPLANT SURVIVOR

Shalah Jeeves

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MINORITY COMMUNITIES & HF

Explore Their Unique Heart Failure & Transplant Journeys

The HF journey in minority communities is arduous. Patients of color share their unique perspective and challenges overcome on their road to transplant.

Originally broadcast February 17, 2022

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Featuring

Medical EXPERT
TRANSPLANT SURVIVORS

Larry Williams & Kyree Miller

MODERATOR

Joy Donohue, Team HeartBrothers Advisor

TRANSPLANT EXPERT
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TRANSPLANT CONFESSIONS:

I Wish I Had Known...

Presented by CareDX, this special webinar invites heart, lung, and kidney transplant patients to share what they wish they had known prior to transplant.
Originally broadcast March 31, 2022

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Featuring

CARE PARTNER

Lillian Beretta

TRANSPLANT SURVIVORS
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HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

What Is HCM & How Does It Impact Multiple Generations?

World-renowned, Boston-based HCM specialist, Dr. Martin Maron, explores this silent killer, how it affects HF patients, hereditary risk, prevalence, & outcomes.
Originally broadcast April 21, 2022

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Featuring

Medical EXPERT
MODERATOR

Linda Ordway, MSN, NP, Tufts Medical Center

PATIENT PANELISTS

THE CAREGIVER PERSPECTIVE

On the Heart Failure & Heart Transplant Journey

An emotional discussion exploring caregivers' unique challenges in supporting Heart Failure patients on their arduous journey to heart transplant and beyond.
To be broadcast Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Featuring

Medical EXPERT

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CAREGIVERS

Leslie Sullivan, Susan Romer, Ellie Mahdavy, Molly Bull

MODERATOR

Christian Jeeves, Caregiver

TRANSPLANT EXPERT

Spring 2021 Webinar Series

 

We know how difficult it is to navigate heart failure during this challenging time. We hope you’ll join us as we endeavor into further discussion on important topics affecting the Heart Failure community in today’s world.

Webinar 1: The COVID-19 Vaccine: Information for Heart Transplant Patients

Did you miss our first webinar (Wed, Apr 14) with Tufts Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital? Not to worry! Click the button below to register and get immediate access to the video recording.

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Webinar 2: The Organ Care System (OCS) & How It Will Affect Heart Transplant Patients

Did you miss our second webinar (Wed, May 5) with our friends from New England Donor Services and Transmedics? Not to worry! Click the button below to register and get immediate access to the video recording.

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Webinar 3: Long-Term Survival with Heart Transplant Patients

Did you miss our third webinar (Wed, June 2) with Tufts Medical Center? Not to worry! Click the button below to register and get immediate access to the video recording.

We discussed the following topics as they relate to the specific needs of Heart Failure (HF), LVAD, & Transplant Patients:

  • Explore co-morbidities developed from immunosuppression

  • Side effects of transplants

  • Topics to be discussed include cancer, cataracts, cardiac allograft vasculopathy

  • Risk of organ rejection

The discussion focused on post-transplant survival rates, particularly beyond the first few years. Questions included…What happens to patients once they move past the first few years of living with their new heart? What are the survival rates, maladies, and causes of death as time marches on? What research and developments are being done to address these causes and to extend the average life of a heart transplant patient?

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Webinar 4: HeartBrothers House

Did you miss our fourth webinar (Wed, August 11)? Not to worry! Click the button below to register and get immediate access to the video recording.

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Future Webinars

Would you like to join future webinars? Let us know your name and email address to get specifics as future events are solidified.