contemporary cardiologyConcepts in Contemporary Cardiovascular Medicine Symposium, an annual continuing medical education event that highlights the most modern cardiovascular technique and modality, will be held April 3-5 at the Hilton Americas in Houston.

Hosted by Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, and UTHealth, three centers of excellence in cardiac care, this interactive, hands-on symposium will cover structural heart disease, TAVR and emerging interventional therapies and developments in antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapy, as well as simulator training.

Course directors are Dr. Richard Smalling, the Jay Brent Sterling Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine and James D. Woods Distinguished Chair, Cardiovascular Medicine; Dr. Steven Bailey, director of interventional cardiology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; and Dr. Christopher White, professor of medicine at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute. Course co-directors are Dr. Ali Denktas, associate professor of internal medicine, cardiology; and Rhonda Patterson, senior research nurse, cardiology.

The annual program will feature Medical School interventionalists, cardiac surgeons, nurses, research teams and congestive heart failure/transplant teams, as well as other internationally renowned cardiologists and surgeons. Several live cases will be transmitted to the Hilton during the course.

Concepts in Contemporary Cardiovascular Medicine will be of value to clinical and interventional cardiologists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, internists, cardiothoracic surgeons, nurses and nurse practitioners, physician assistants, catheterization lab technologists, and other medical professionals working in the field of cardiovascular disease.

For more information and to register, please see the website.