The Texas Heart Institute presents 13th Texas Update in Cardiovascular Advancements Dec. 7 at the Texas Heart Institute.

The one-day symposium will feature lectures and discussions by distinguished faculty who will provide current information on the status and future directions of cardiovascular medicine and surgery. The faculty will highlight recent progress in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease, as well as new therapeutic modalities.

Program director is Dr.  James Willerson, president and medical director of the Texas Heart Institute.

Program faculty include Dr. A.J. Marian, holder of the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation Distinguished Professor in Cardiovascular Research, and Dr. Dianna Milewicz, holder of the President George Bush Chair In Cardiovascular Medicine.

The audience for this continuing medical education activity includes cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, internists, clinical researchers, nurses, technicians, and all interested in cardiovascular diseases.

Texas Heart Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Registration by Nov. 1 qualifies for early registration.