UPMC PINNACLE FOUNDATION EVENT BRINGS LEADING UPMC IN CENTRAL PA. CARDIOLOGY EXPERTS TO THE TABLE
HARRISBURG, Pa. (April 4, 2022) - The UPMC Pinnacle Foundation is proud to present Leading the Way 2022: A Change of Heart, Developments and Innovative Practices in Cardiac Care, sponsored by Faulkner Subaru Mechanicsburg, on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. The event will take place at the West Shore Country Club from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and features a panel of leading cardiology experts from UPMC in Central Pa. discussing critical advancements in the medical community.
Topics of discussion will include advancements and innovations in cardiac care, COVID-19 and the heart, sports cardiology, and details on a life-saving community initiative, the 4-Minute City in Cumberland County.
The 4-Minute City, presented in partnership with the Peyton Walker Foundation, is a product of Avive Solutions Inc. that aims to increase survival rates of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) through data-driven widespread deployment of over 300 Avive Connect Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) across the county.
Leading the Way speakers to include:
- Hemal Gada, MD, MBA - President, Heart & Vascular Institute | Medical Director, Structural Heart Program
- William Bachinsky MD, FACC, FSCAI - Chairman, Cardiovascular Research Program | Director, Cardiac And Vascular Interventional Program
- Atizaz Mansoor, MD - Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship | Chair, Non-Invasive Cardiology | Co-Director, Interventional Imaging at UPMC Harrisburg
- William Apollo, MD - Medical Co-Director of UPMC Sports Cardiology
President and CEO of UPMC in Central Pa. Phil Guarneschelli and COO & President of the Central Region Lou Baverso will also be in attendance for a Q&A regarding community partnerships and the future of UPMC in Central Pa. To learn more or to purchase tickets, visit Bidpal.net/2022LeadingtheWay. To learn more about how the UPMC Pinnacle Foundation supports patients in need in your community, visit UPMCPinnacleFoundation.org.