Maternal Cardiac Conditions

Addressing a Leading Cause of Pregnancy-Related Death

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. 

Speakers include:

  • 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.