Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

The Nineteenth in the Series

Program Details

Date
November 14-15, 2019

Location
Montage Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, California

Program Directors
Raj Makkar, MD, FACC, PK Shah, MD, MACC, 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, Rahul Sharma, MD,
Pranav Patel, MD, FACC

Visit the meeting’s website at www.controversiesincardiology.com

We hope you will join us for the nineteenth annual Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease symposium! The two-day scientific agenda will offer realistic views on many controversial issues in cardiovascular disease today. Sessions will include a combination of lectures, debates, and discussions. A faculty of internationally known leaders has been invited to share their knowledge and experiences with complex and controversial cases.  The detailed program will be available online in the coming months.

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.


Cedars-Sinai Employee Registration

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

NO CME/CE CREDIT NEEDED
If no CME/CEU credit is needed, you may register as a complimentary attendee using the complimentary registration form.

CME/CE CREDIT NEEDED
To receive CME/CEU credit for attending the symposium, you must pay the reduced fee of $150 for Cedars-Sinai employees. Register here for CME/CE Credits.


CME/CE Accreditation & Designation

The following information will be updated as soon as the program is finalized.

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

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

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

Perfusionists:
Category 1 Credits approved by the ABCP will be applied for when the program is finalized.

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 [TBD] 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.


Hotel Reservations

The group rate of $415 plus taxes/per night for single and double occupancy will be available for attendees of the “Controversies 2019” symposium through October 18, 2019, 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 that cancellations received within 14 days of your arrival date 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.


Refunds

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.