Upcoming Events

7th Annual Chicago Cardiovascular Update
Date: July 19-21, 2018
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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

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

3rd Annual Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension
Date: August 3, 2018
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 or view the event brochure.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Cardiothoracic Nursing Symposium
September 6-7, 2018
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

This two-day nursing symposium provides bedside caregivers with the most up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations for the treatment of complex cardiac and thoracic patients. Past topics include 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.

40th Annual Echo Northwestern Program
Date: September 21-23, 2018
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Echo Northwestern is in its 40th year! This is the longest running echo course in the United States. Each year, there are three full days of interactive lectures and small group case presentations and discussion. The course faculty consists of renowned physicians and sonographers from Northwestern and from around the United States. This course will provide physicians and sonographers at all levels with the 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.

5th Annual Chicago CSI: Case-Based Coronary & Structural Heart Interventional Update
Date: October 12-13, 2018
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.

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 last year’s 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 last year's event brochure.

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, please visit our website.