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Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference. Sept 15-17, 2016, in Dallas, TX
Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference. Sept 15-17, 2016, in Dallas, TX

Watch the Videos of the 2015 Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Afib Patients and Family Members Learn How to Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm

September 2, 2015

  • Summary: Watch the videos of the 2015 Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, held March 28-29, 2015, to learn how to get in rhythm and stay in rhythm.
  • Reading time approximately 2–3 minutes.

StopAfib.org, an organization created by patients for patients, hosted the 2015 Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, which was held March 28-29 in Dallas, Texas.

The all-star faculty of world-renowned atrial fibrillation experts helped patients and family members to understand Afib and treatment options, and how to work with healthcare providers to get the best results.

The following sponsors made this event possible:

  • Gold: Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Partnership and Daiichi-Sankyo
  • Silver: Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and Sanofi
  • Bronze: AtriCure, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, and Topera Abbott
  • Patron: AliveCor
  • Supporter: Afib Alert/Lohman Technologies
  • Co-sponsors: American College of Cardiology’s Cardiosmart, Heart Rhythm Society, and My AFib Experience.org
  • Official mineral water sponsor: Gerolsteiner

Many of you offered to help us defray the high cost of videotaping, editing, and providing you these videos. If you can help, please click on the red Donate Now button, or you can make a secure tax-deductible donation here.

If you have any problems donating, please contact us using our Contact link. 

To watch the conference presentations, select the topic from the conference agenda below.

To learn about the upcoming conference, go to Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm. Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference.


Conference Agenda and Videos

Click on the links below to access the video for each segment

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

8:30 – 8:40  Conference Opening — Mellanie True Hills, CSP

8:40 – 9:30  Overview of Atrial Fibrillation — John D. Day, MD, FHRS

9:30 – 10:00  Treating Afib with Medications — Mintu Turakhia, MD, MS, FHRS

10:00 – 10:30  Refreshment Break and Exhibits

10:30 – 11:15  Avoiding Afib Strokes — Mintu Turakhia, MD, MS, FHRS

11:15 – 12:00  Partnering with Your Healthcare Providers — Robert C. Kowal, MD, PhD, FHRS and Mellanie True Hills, CSP

12:00 – 1:00  Lunch and Exhibits

1:00 PM – 3:00  Catheter Ablation Panel — Chair: Robert C. Kowal, MD, PhD, FHRS; Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS; Nassir Marrouche, MD, FHRS; and Sanjiv M. Narayan, MD, PhD  

3:00 – 3:30  Refreshment Break and Exhibits

3:30 – 5:00  Surgery Panel — Chair: Jonathan M. Philpott, MD; Ralph J. Damiano, MD; and James R. Edgerton, MD, FHRS (Dr. Edgerton’s presentation was given by Dr. Philpott)

Sunday, March 29, 2015

8:30 – 10:00  Managing AF Risk Factors — Chair: David J. Wilber, MD, FHRS; Susan Redline, MD, MPH; and Mark S. Link, MD, FHRS

10:00 – 10:30  Refreshment Break and Exhibits

10:30 – 11:30  Living with Afib and Final Q&A — Mellanie True Hills, CSP

11:30  Closing

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