The Mitral Foundation hosts a regular series of visiting professor lectures by distinguished leaders in cardiac surgery and related fields. Full videos of their presentations are available in the pages below.
Mitral Foundation Visiting Professors
2012 - Lawrence H. Cohn, MD - How to Be a Safe and Effective Heart Surgeon
2016 - Gilles D. Dreyfus, MD - Valve Repair at the Sixth Decade: Challenges Continue
2016 - Patrick O’Gara, MD - Clinical Research at the Intersection Between Cardiac Surgery & Cardiology: A Shared Responsibility
Marcus Visiting Professor
Named in honor of Bernie and Billie Marcus, and recognizing a cornerstone gift to the Mitral Foundation through their Marcus Foundation, the Marcus visiting professor is a chosen physician leader in the field of mitral valve disease and education.
2014 - Rick A. Nishimura, MD - The 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease
Randall B. Griepp Visiting Professors
Named in honor of Randall B. Griepp, MD, Emeritus Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital, where he served as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery from 1985 to 2001. The Randall B. Griepp Visiting Professor is a chosen physician leader in the field of aortic disease and education.
2015 - Joseph S. Coselli, MD - The History of Aortic Surgery: Pioneers and Prophets
2016 - Duke Cameron, MD - Marfan Syndrome
2017 - Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD - TAVR, AVR Surgery and Root Repair
Roundtable discussions with Visiting Professors are available to watch here.