Controversies & Advances In The Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease:

The Seventeenth in the Series

Program Details

November 16-17, 2017

Montage Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, California

Program Directors
Raj Makkar, MD, FACC
Timothy D. Henry, MD, FACC
Alfredo Trento, MD, FACC
Saibal Kar, MD, FACC
John G. Harold, MD, MACC
Jon Kobashigawa, MD, FACC
Gregory P. Fontana, MD, FACC

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We are proud to be celebrating the seventeenth annual Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease symposium! The two-day scientific program will offer realistic views on many controversial issues in cardiovascular disease today. Sessions will include a combination of lectures, debates, and roundtable discussions. A faculty of internationally known leaders has been invited to 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 Accreditation & Designation

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

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #8495.

Credits from The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) will be applied for when the program is completed.

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 [TBD] MOC points 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.

Abstract Deadline: October 6, 2017
Original abstracts will be considered for oral/video presentation and poster display. Submit your abstracts online.

Cedars-Sinai Employee Registration
Cedars-Sinai employees can register for the “Controversies” symposium in the following two ways:

    If no CME/CEU credit is needed, you may register as a complimentary attendee using the complimentary registration form.
    To receive CME/CEU credit for attending the symposium, you must pay the reduced fee of $150 for Cedars-Sinai employees.  You can pay for your registration online, or via the downloadable registration form.

Hotel Reservations

The Montage Beverly Hills is located at 225 N Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

The group rate of $395 plus taxes/per night for single and double occupancy is available for attendees through October 23, 2017, or as space allows.  

Currently, all guest room rates are subject to a 14% room occupancy tax, and a 6.7% City of Beverly Hills tax (comprised of a 5% municipal surcharge and 1.7% occupancy surcharge).  All taxes and service charges are subject to change at any time without notice.  Please note: Cancellations received within 14 days of the arrival date listed below will be charged the full reservation’s room and tax.

Make your reservation at the Montage Beverly Hills.

If you prefer to call in your reservation, you must inform the reservations agent that you are part of the “Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease” group block in order to receive the group rate.
Please call:     888-860-0788 or 310-860-7800

Check in time is 3:00 pm and checkout time is 12:00 pm (noon).

All cancellations must be submitted in writing and refunds will be subject to a $100 administration charge.  Cancellations cannot be accepted over the telephone.  Refunds will not be available after October 7, 2017.