Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease: The Twenty-First in the Series

Program Details

November 30 - December 1, 2023

The Beverly Hills Hotel
Beverly Hills, California

Program Directors
Raj Makkar, MD, FACC
P.K. Shah, MD, MACC
Christine M. Albert, MD, MPH, FACC
Alfredo Trento, MD, FACC
Joanna Chikwe, MD, FACC
Jon Kobashigawa, MD, FACC
C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, MACC
John G. Harold, MD, MACC,
Gregory P. Fontana, MD, FACC
Raj Khandwalla, MD, MA, FACC
Hasan Jilaihawi, BSc (Hons), MD, MRCP (UK)

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Program Description

We look forward to the twenty-first Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease symposium and to returning to the beautiful Beverly Hills Hotel this November 30 – December 1, 2023!

The two-day scientific program will be available in summer 2023 and will offer realistic views on many controversial issues in cardiovascular disease today.  A faculty of internationally known leaders share their knowledge and experiences with complex and controversial cases.

Target Audience

This conference is designed for cardiologists, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons, interventional cardiologists, perfusionists, ICU nurses, technicians and those involved in the diagnosis, treatment and care of individuals with controversial and complex cases of cardiac disease.

CME/CE Accreditation & Designation

Promedica International is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Promedica International designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #8495 for 14.5 contact hours.

Physician Assistants:
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Please see the credit designation for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ above. View NCCPA’s guidelines for CME here.

The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) has approved a total of 17.60 Category 1 CEUs for perfusionists for Thursday, November 30 (9.60), and Friday, December 1 (8.0).

Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS):
CCI does not approve CEUs directly, however CCI will accept CEUs that have already been approved by accredited sponsors of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). RCIS attendees will claim the physician certificate option when completing the online evaluation and can use that certificate to claim CEUs from CCI. Click for more information from CCI.

ABIM MOC Accreditation:

CME-MOC_badge-graphicSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points and Patient Safety MOC credits in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.


Cancellation & Refund Information
All cancellations must be submitted in writing and refunds will be subject to a $100 administration charge. Cancellations cannot be accepted over the telephone. Requests for cancellation must be submitted no less than 45 days from the conference date.


The Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

The group rate at The Beverly Hills Hotel is $695 per night plus tax. Please email Rebecca Law for assistance in making a reservation. Include the name for the reservation and your arrival and departure dates.

To confirm your reservation, The Beverly Hills Hotel will collect your credit card information via a secure online link that will be provided. Room rates, taxes and incidentals will be charged at the time of booking and cancellations or changes after confirmation will result in a charge in full for the original nights reserved.