Symposium Info 2019-02-11T17:37:11+00:00

SYMPOSIUM INFO

The PHA PHPN Symposium is an event held once every two years that brings together over 400 PH-treating health care professionals to learn and earn continuing education; share research among peers; and network with other health care professionals. PHA’s 2019 PHPN Symposium, Influencing the Practice: The Art and Science of Treating Pulmonary Hypertension, will be held in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area on Sept. 5-7, 2019.

The 2019 PHA PHPN Symposium marks our ninth biennial event. The event is hosted by PHA planned by PHA’s PHPN Symposium Planning Committee. This year’s PHPN Symposium Planning Committee is led by Martha Kingman, D.N.P., FNP-C, chair and Susie McDevitt, R.N., M.S.N., ACNP, vice chair.

Thursday, Sept. 5

10 a.m.
Registration Opens & Advocacy Day Check-In

10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

5 – 8 p.m.
Registration Open

5 – 6:30 p.m.
Exhibits & Research Poster Hall Open

6:30 – 8 p.m.
Opening Reception

Friday, Sept. 6

7 a.m. to noon
Registration Open

8:30 a.m. to noon
Exhibits and Research Poster Hall Open

7:30 – 8:50 a.m.
Breakfast

9 – 10 a.m.
General Sessions (2 Concurrent)

10 – 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break and Insurance Focus Group

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
General Sessions (2 Concurrent)

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Breakout Sessions (4 Concurrent)

12:50 – 2:20 p.m.
Lunch

2:20 – 5 p.m.
Exhibits and Research Poster Hall Open

2:30 – 3:30 p.m
Breakout Sessions (4 Concurrent)

3:40 – 5:10 p.m.
Poster Hall Sessions with Lighting Round Presentations (3:40 – 4:10 p.m.)
Poster Hall Reception (4:10 – 5:10 p.m.)

5:20 – 6:30 p.m.
PHPN Trivia Night (fundraiser) 

Saturday, Sept. 7

7:30 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Exhibits & Research Poster Hall Open

7:30 – 9 a.m.
Breakfast

9 – 9:30 a.m.
PHPN Mentor and Committee Meet and Greet

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Breakout Sessions (Concurrent)

10:30 – 11 a.m.
Coffee Break

11 a.m. to noon
Breakout Sessions (Concurrent)

12:10 – 1:10 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (Concurrent)

1:20 – 2:50 p.m.
Lunch

3 – 4:30 p.m.
PH Care Centers (PHCC) Workshop

*The above schedule is a draft and is subject to change. It is intended only to give registrants a sense of the composition of the program, and not intended for planning purposes.

Martha Kingman, D.N.P., FNP-C
PHA PHPN Symposium Planning Committee chair
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Susie McDevitt, R.N., M.S.N., ACNP
PHA PHPN Symposium Planning Committee vice chair
University of Michigan Health System

Michelle Cash, M.S.N., R.N., APRN
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Lauren Hulett, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A.
University of Kansas Hospital

Jessica Humphrey, PharmD, BCP
University of Kansas Hospital

Javier Jimenez, M.D., Ph.D., FACC
Miami Cardiovascular Institute-South Miami Hospital

Tisha Kivett, R.N., B.S.N.
Riley Hospital for Children

Katie Lutz, B.S.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Jennalyn Mayeux, D.N.P., APRN, FNP-C
University of Utah

Regina Overton-Barnes, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., FNP-BC
Statcare Pulmonary

Sara Paulus, PA-C
Aurora HealthCare – St. Luke’s Medical Center

Abby Poms, R.R.T., CCRP
E Squared Trials and Registries/Duke University

Barbara Prendes, M.S., ANP-BC
James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital

Allyson Rupp, M.S.W., LCSW
Stanford University

Christopher Thomas, PharmD, EMBA, BCPPS
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Jeff Voner, MSHS, M.P.H., PA-C, DFAAPA
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Diahann Wilcox, D.N.P., APRN, ACNP-BC
University of Connecticut Health Center

Tonya Zeiger, R.R.T., CPFT
Mayo Clinic Florida

Check back in 2019 for more information.