About the Webinar
In observation of American Heart Month, ACOG hosted the 90-minute webinar, “Maternal Cardiac Conditions: Addressing a Leading Cause of Pregnancy-Related Death” on February 24, 2021. Speakers addressed cardiac contributors to maternal mortality, differentiating normal cardiac changes in the pregnant or postpartum patient from signs of cardiac disease, assessing maternal cardiac status, and treating cardiac conditions and complications.
- Afshan Hameed, MD, FACOG, FACC, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist and Cardiologist, University of California Irvine
- Brianna Harris-Henderson, Founder, Let’sTalkPPCM
- Lisa Hollier, MD, MPH, FACOG, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine and ACOG Past President
The audience for this webinar includes a number of specialties, including women’s health, primary care, emergency medicine, cardiology, and neurology.
This webinar is supported by Strengthening Public Health Services for Pregnant and Postpartum Women through National Partnerships through the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the terms of cooperative agreement number 18-1802.