Education & Resources

Classes

  • COVID-19 and the Heart: The Myth and the Reality

    COVID-19 brought many uncertainties, especially around long terms effects on heart health. Join Subbarao Myla, M.D. as he discusses some of the truths around how COVID-19 can affect the heart, as well as put to rest some of the myths. Presented by ​Subbarao Myla, M.D.

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  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Latest Research and Prevention Strategies

    This class will focus on current definitions of Alzheimer’s Disease and Minimally Cognitive Impairment (MCI), how clinicians screen and diagnose these conditions. There will be a review of potential implications of earlier diagnoses of MCI/AD for patients, society and the healthcare system as a whole. Presented by Gus Alva, M.D.

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  • Bariatric Surgery Virtual Support Group

    The Hoag Bariatric Surgery Support Group is open to patients who have undergone weight loss surgery as well as those who are considering the procedure. The group shares personal insight and real-world experiences about the Bariatric Surgery weight loss journey and provides an informal setting to ask questions and hear various perspectives. Many patients find … Continued

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  • Hoag 2nd Annual Virtual Reality Symposium

    Advanced Visualization and Immersive Therapeutics: State-of-the-Science Join us for this virtual educational conference focusing on the latest applications of Virtual Reality. A preview of the new Hoag Center for Advanced Visualization and Immersive Therapeutics Lab will be presented at this conference. International experts in the field of Virtual Reality will speak about how virtual and … Continued

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  • Heart Matters Virtual Support Group

    Join our monthly support group for the cardiac patient, their partner, family members, or caregivers. Our Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Stephanie Fermelia, LCSW, will discuss topics such as managing stress, depression and anxiety, handling anger, and coping with lifestyle changes and loss. The support group will be conducted via Zoom. Instructions to join the support … Continued

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  • Living with an Aortic Aneurysm Support Group

    Living with a thoracic aortic aneurysm can be overwhelming. This support group provides mutual emotional support and information for patients living with a thoracic aortic aneurysm, their families and support network. Discussion is focused on personal experiences, concerns, coping strategies and triumphs to reinforce education and decrease anxiety about an aortic aneurysm diagnosis. The Hoag … Continued

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  • Cardiovascular Connective Tissue Disorder Support

    Cardiovascular connective tissue disorders are rare. Most people have never heard of conditions such as Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome and Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndromes. The Hoag Cardiovascular Connective Tissue Disorder Support Group provides an opportunity for patients living with a cardiovascular connective tissue disorder, their families and support network to connect. Discussion is focused on personal … Continued

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  • Aortic Dissection Survivor Support Group

    The Hoag Aortic Dissection Support Group provides mutual emotional support and information for thoracic aortic dissection survivors, their families and support network. By sharing personal experiences, concerns, coping strategies and triumphs, survivors and their loved ones will know they are not alone and that others understand what they are going through. This group is facilitated … Continued

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  • Zoom Pre-Op Spine Q&A Class

    We are now offering a virtual Spine patient Q&A class through Zoom. This optional pre-op education class is for patients scheduled for or who are having spine surgery. Classes are for patients, their caregiver may attend with them. Please make sure you have your handout from the doctor’s office or downloaded it on the website … Continued

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  • Zoom Pre-Op Hip & Knee Q&A Class

    This pre-op Q&A education class is for patients scheduled for or who are having hip or knee replacement surgery. Classes are for patients and their caregivers. Please make sure you have your handout from the physician’s office or downloaded from the website – www.hoagorthopedicinstitute.com

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