November 8, 2011

Live Web, Facebook video chat on heart advances to be Nov. 9

You will have a chance Nov. 9 to ask questions about the latest in genomic medicine and heart disease during a live online video chat with Vanderbilt University Medical Center experts.

The free event will be streamed live from 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m. Central Time on VUMC’s consumer website,, Livestream and Facebook.

It is the first in a series called My Health Chat at Vanderbilt. The series is designed to showcase the latest in medical science and give the public a chance to chat directlywith the people behind these discoveries.

Dr. Jim Jirjis, VUMC’s chief medical informatics officer, will host the chat with Dr. Doug Sawyer,chief of cardiovascular medicine, and Keith Churchwell, executive director of Vanderbilt Heart.

Here’s how to participate:
Visit Facebook ( to sign up.
Sign up at
Submit your questions on Twitter to @VUMCHealth.