Thriving and Surviving as an ACHD Practitioner
Adrienne H Kovacs, PhD, CPsych
Keynote Address: Lessons from the Past, Directions for the Future
Carole Warnes, MD
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Dr. Warnes is a Professor of Medicine and a consultant in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases and Pediatric Cardiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
She received her medical degree from Newcastle upon Tyne University in England and completed general medical training before going to London to pursue cardiology. She completed her postgraduate thesis at the National Institutes of Health before returning to the National Heart Hospital in London for another two years. She joined the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic in 1987, where she began the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic. She was Dean of the School of Continuing Medical Education for ten years.
At Mayo Clinic, she received the Henry S. Plummer Distinguished Physician Award in 2004, the Distinguished Educator Award in 2010, and has received eight Cardiovascular Teacher of the Year Awards. In 2015 she received the Laennec master Clinician Award from the AHA, and in 2016 she received the 2016 Distinguished Fellow Award from the American College of Cardiology. She co-chaired the ACC/AHA Guidelines for the Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, has edited three books, and published over 200 manuscripts.