September 22 – 24, 2014
Heart House
Washington, DC

Program Directors: Elizabeth Klodas, MD, FACC; Rick A. Nishimura, MD, MACC; Patrick T. O'Gara, MD, FACC

Emerging Faculty 2014 Disclosures

Online Module PowerPoint Presentations

Maximizing the Power of PowerPoint
Dr. Nishimura

Engaging Your Audience – Examples
Drs. Nishimura and O'Gara

Humor Your Audience – The Use of Humor in Presentations
Dr. Holmes

Reprise: The BARISTA Mnemonic - Another View of Successful Live Presentations
Dr. Klodas

Course Reference Material

Emerging Faculty Participants 2014

Presentation Checklist

ARS Benefits  

Achieving Desired Results by Moore, Green, and Gallis 

Common Instructional Methods  

ACC Resource Reference Material

Annual Scientific Sessions and i2 Summit


Board Committee and Councils -- All members receive complimentary access to the College’s website, including access to ACC/AHA Guidelines, Appropriate Use Criteria, online JACC content, CME and Maintenance of Certification opportunities, and information about educational products and programs to advance your career and clinical knowledge.


Chapters of ACC

U.S. State Chapters

International Center

Early Career Cardiovascular Specialists

Educational Activities

JACC Journals

Learning Catalog

Membership Questions – Contact Us Now!

Member Sections/Communities of Clinical and Professional Interest

Mentoring Program

Member Discounts

Research Funding Resources *Please note: you must log on to with your username and password to access this link

Tools and Patient Education Resources

ASCVD Risk Estimator

Heart Songs

Echo Calculator

Frailty Calculator


September 22, 2014

7:30 p.m.
Welcome, Introductions and Advance View of Day Two
Drs. DrachmanKlodas and Nishimura

September 23, 2014

Planning and Designing Effective Education
8:35 a.m.
Designing Learning Activities 
Drs. Green, Jackson and Warnes
9:10 a.m.
Choosing the Right Learning Format 
Ms. Donnellan
9:35 a.m.
Evaluating Educational Outcomes
Drs. Green and Warnes
10:00 a.m.
Small Group Competition -- Designing a Learning Activity
Drs. Green, Holmes and Jackson Directions Needs Assessment
11:00 a.m.
Delivering a Live Presentation 
Mr. Monahan
A Live Learning Experience with the Masters
5:45 p.m.
Results of Small Group Competition -- Designing a Learning Activity
Drs. Green, Holmes and Jackson
6:00 p.m.
MOC Interactive Session
Drs. Nishimura and O’Gara
6:15 p.m.
“Flipping” the Classroom -- Value of Interactivity
Drs. Holmes, Nishimura, O’Gara and Warnes

September 24, 2014

Fitting Into College Activities
8:00 a.m.
Preparing Board-type Self-assessment Questions 
Dr. O’Gara and Ms. Sibley Aortic Stenosis Competencies The Basic Rules for One Best Answer
9:00 a.m.
Leadership Possibilities at ACC
Panel Facilitator: Dr. O’Gara
Panel: Drs. Oetgen and Wolk and Ms. Chang, Ms. Gates, Ms. Kelly and Ms. Sibley
Cathy Gates 

Michael Wolk Julia Chang Pat Miyamoto Janice Sibley – Part 1 Janice Sibley – Part 2
11:00 a.m.
PowerPoint Tips 
Dr. Nishimura PowerPoint Tips
Dr. Pislaru Presentation Tips
Mr. Monahan
12:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Optional Blended Session with Leadership Academy
Leadership in Action: Exploring the Importance of Authenticity, Flexibility and Awareness
Ms. Nelson