Upcoming Events

14th Annual Heart Failure Holiday Symposium
Date: 
November 30-December 1, 2018
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

The annual Heart Failure Holiday Symposium is case-based. Lectures by leaders in cardiovascular diseases and panel discussions with audience participation to share best practices based on the most current scientific evidence are incorporated throughout the one and a half-day program. The target audience includes internists, general practitioners, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, mid-level providers, physician assistants, nurses and other health care professionals who care for adult patients with, or at risk for, heart failure. 

For more information, visit our website or view the event brochure.

43rd Annual Northwestern Vascular Symposium
Date: 
December 6-8, 2018
Location: InterContinental Hotel Chicago Magnificent Mile

The Northwestern Vascular Symposium provides a comprehensive analysis of the current management of vascular disease and brings together national experts from various fields of vascular care. The target audience includes healthcare professionals who detect, diagnose, manage and treat vascular diseases, including but not limited to aneurysms, stroke prevention, peripheral vascular disease, venous disease and blood flow issues.

For more information, visit our website or view the event brochure.

Northwestern Snowbirds: Hot Topics in Cardiovascular Medicine
Date: 
March 29-30, 2019
Location: Hyatt Coconut Point Resort and Spa, Bonita Springs, FL

This meeting will adopt an evidence based, guideline driven update of the critical domains in cardiovascular medicine. Our world-renowned faculty and guest speakers will deliver seminars on hypertension, prevention, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, diabetes and heart disease, valvular heart disease and others. Significant new data and summaries will represent the platform for our discussions.

For more information, visit our website.

12th Annual Women’s Cardiovascular Health Symposium
Date: 
May 3, 2019
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

By assembling experts in the field to discuss the latest advances and research, the aim of this CME conference for healthcare providers is to provide up-to-date information about the cardiovascular care of women of all ages.

For more information, visit our website.

Nutrition Science: From Populations to Plates
Date: May 5, 2019
Location: The Chopping Block, Chicago, IL

Jointly sponsored by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Gaples Institute, this innovative one-day event includes a review of evidence-based nutrition essentials, counseling strategies and hands-on cooking that will help you guide your patients—and yourself—to better health.

For more information, visit the event website.

8th Annual Chicago Cardiovascular Update
Date: July 18-20, 2019
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

This two-day CME conference provides a contemporary scholarly update on the latest developments in cardiovascular medicine, and includes presentations by highly regarded national experts from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and beyond. The program is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and other healthcare providers who participate in the care of adult patients with or at risk for cardiovascular disease.

For more information, visit our website or view last year’s event brochure.

4th Annual Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension
Date: August 2, 2019
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

This CME conference is designed to increase knowledge of the presentation and diagnosis of the different etiologies of pulmonary hypertension and address ways to implement the latest practice guidelines into clinical practice. The program is designed to improve the competence of physicians in managing patients who present in the community, and know when to refer to specialty centers for advanced care.

For more information, visit our website.

Northwestern Medicine World Summit: The Future of Afib & Mitral Valve Care
Date: 
August 16-17, 2019
Location: Loews Chicago Hotel

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital Cardiothoracic Nursing Symposium
Date: 
September 5-6, 2019
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

This two-day nursing CME conference provides bedside caregivers with the most up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations for the treatment of complex cardiac and thoracic patients. Past topics included arrhythmia management, post op care, TAVR and ECMO. The target audience includes clinical cardiac nurses, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, nurse coordinators, case managers or any healthcare providers interested in increasing their knowledge related to the care of the cardiothoracic patient.

For more information, visit our website or view last year’s event brochure.

41st Annual Echo Northwestern Program
Date: 
September 20-22, 2019
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Echo Northwestern is in its 41st year! This is the longest running echo course in the United States. Each year, there are three full days of interactive lectures, small group case presentations and discussion that can be immediately applied to everyday practice. The course faculty consists of renowned physicians and sonographers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and from around the United States providing knowledge and insight into the application of basic and advanced echocardiographic techniques. Topics include valvular heart disease, interventional echo, heart failure, contrast echo, 3D echo, diastology, stress echo, cardio-oncology and more.

For more information, visit our website or view last year’s event brochure.

6th Annual Chicago CSI: Case-Based Coronary & Structural Heart Interventional Update
Date:
 October 18-19, 2019
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Chicago CSI (Coronary & Structural Heart Intervention Update) is a one and a half-day case-based CME conference featuring live and taped case presentations as well as didactic lectures. Each year, the faculty consists of international and local experts. The purpose of the program is to provide clinicians with an overview of the latest tools and techniques in percutaneous coronary intervention and structural heart disease therapies.

For more information, visit our website or view last year’s event brochure.