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

Program Details

January 30-31, 2025

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-second Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease symposium and to returning to the beautiful Beverly Hills Hotel January 30-31, 2025!

The two-day scientific program 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

The following information will be updated when the program is released

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 Credits™.

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

Physician Assistants:
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. View NCCPA’s guidelines for CME here.


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.


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

The group rate at The Beverly Hills Hotel is $745 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.