Upcoming Events

Catheter and Surgical Therapies for Atrial Fibrillation (CAST-AF)
Date:
August 20-21, 2021 - HYBRID

This conference has attracted an international community of leading interventional electrophysiologists and cardiac arrhythmia surgeons, to present the contemporary and most advanced techniques for both the catheter and surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation. In addition, current recommendations for the management of the left atrial appendage will be presented and debated and the results of new LAA occlusion devices will be discussed.

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital Cardiothoracic Nursing Symposium
Date:
TBD in 2021 - VIRTUAL

The Cardiothoracic Nursing Symposium aims to provide 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.

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43rd Annual Echo Northwestern Program
Date: 
September 18, 2021 – VIRTUAL

Echo Northwestern is in its 43rd year and is the longest running echo course in the United States! The health and well-being of our guests, physicians, and staff are important to us so we have decided to move forward with a virtual program this year! Our Course Directors have put together an exciting agenda which includes live virtual panel discussions and on demand lectures. 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. By the end of the course, participants will have improved skills that can be immediately applied to everyday practice as well as an understanding of future applications.

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17th Annual Heart Failure Holiday Symposium
Date: December 9-11, 2021 - HYBRID

Now in its 17th year, this symposium is respected as a top tier regional heart failure meeting and is once again endorsed by the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA). Critical updates and thoughtful contemporary reviews delivered by national experts in the field, including recognized Northwestern faculty, have been the hallmark of this program. The symposium assembles leading cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurses and psychologists with expertise in heart failure and cardiac surgery to provide updates on the very latest clinical, scientific, genetic, behavioral and technological advances for managing patients with heart failure.

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45th Annual Northwestern Vascular Symposium
Date: 
December 9-11, 2021 – Location TBD

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.

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Northwestern Snowbirds: Hot Topics in Cardiovascular Medicine
Date: 
June 2-4, 2022 – 1 Hotel South Beach, Miami Beach, FL

This meeting will adopt an evidence based, guideline driven update of the critical domains in cardiovascular medicine. 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 discussions.

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