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1 ISHLT 2010 Pulmonary Hypertension Council Report Myung H. Park, MD

2 Reports from 2010 PH Sessions 2 nd year of establishing focused topics in Pulmonary Hypertension –Myung H. Park, Chair and Robert Frantz, Vice-chair Satellite Sessions –Sunrise symposium on Right Ventricle –Main Satellite Symposia Scientific Sessions –2 Oral Presentation Sessions, 1 Mini-oral Session, 10 posters –33 accepted abstracts 2009 – 50, 2008 – 13, 2007 – 24 –35 manuscripts accepted to JHLT on PH Partnership from PH Industry and PHA –Sponsorships –Exhibitors –Focused symposiums

3 PH Council Initiatives for 2011 Suggestions for 2011 Meeting –Topics focused on PH related to heart and lung disorder –Collaboration with other council for joint sessions –Challenging case series –Basic science in pulmonary vascular biology Measures to increase abstract submissions Continue to build and strengthen industry support

4 PH Council Workforces Directions and Initiatives Standard and Guideline Workforce –ISHLT endorsement of ESC PH Guidelines –White Paper documents in progress PH and LHD (Jim Fang) RV and PH (Bob Frantz) –Project initiated Transplantation and PAH (Reda Girgis) –Integrate medical and surgical aspects –Place current status of UNOS scoring system in context Education Workforce –2011 program development –PH training profiles from centers

5 PH Council Workforces Directions and Initiatives Registries Workforce –Focus on ISHLT database regarding PH and transplant Communications Workforce –Submissions to ISHLT Link –Quarterly s to members Developmental Workforce –Build upon current support –Contact new PAH industry for support –Work with Pulmonary Hypertension Association

6 PH Council Request from the Board of Directors Planning for 2011 Meeting –Integrating suggested new topics from the Council –Participating in planning process regarding industry sponsored non-CME symposiums in order to coordinate CME programs –Collaborating with the Programs Committee in formulating logistics of placement of symposiums

7 PH Council Request from the Board of Directors Separating Council Meeting times –Increase attendance and participation –Improve collaboration on projects Support to coordinate the 3 projects currently in varying stages –Support for 3 teleconference calls –Pending progress, a meeting space on Tuesday among working groups


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