The Houston Aortic Symposium 2022

Rescheduled from March 2021

Program Details

March 10, 11 & 12, 2022

The Westin Oaks Hotel
Houston, TX

Symposium Chairmen
Anthony Estrera, MD
Ali Azizzadeh, MD

Program Directors
Gustavo Oderich, MD
Tom C. Nguyen, MD

Honorary Chairmen
Hazim J. Safi, MD
David D. McPherson, MD

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General Registration
Memorial Hermann & Methodist Employee Registration
Hotel Reservations

This two-and-a-half day live symposium will be the fourteenth in an annual series and will be designed to present and discuss the diagnosis and treatment paradigms for aortic and structural heart diseases, including medical, endovascular, surgical, and hybrid options. The scientific program will be formulated by consulting the current literature and national data, in conjunction with the expertise of the Program Directors and esteemed faculty, and incorporating information gathered from online needs assessment surveys and evaluation outcomes.

Target Audience & CME/CE Accreditation

This symposium is designed for vascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons, interventional radiologists, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, perfusionists, and other health care professionals involved in the care and treatment of patients with aortic diseases.

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: Credits from the ABCP will be applied for upon completion of the program.

Radiologic Technologists (RTs)Credits from the ASRT will be applied for upon completion of the program.

Claiming your CME/CEU Certificate: Meeting attendees will complete a post-symposium online evaluation to claim their CME/CEU credit and certificates will be emailed in a secure document approximately two weeks after the symposium concludes. You will receive more information about this process at the symposium.

ABIM MOC Points: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn [TBD] Medical Knowledge MOC points and Patient Safety MOC credit 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.

Fourth Annual Houston Aortic Nursing Symposium – March 9, 2022, 12:00-5:00 pm

Registration for the course is $40 for general attendees and complimentary for Memorial Hermann / UT / Methodist nurses and technicians. You can register for the nursing symposium through the links below.

More information on the nursing symposium

Hotel Reservations

The Westin Oaks Hotel is offering a special group rate of $235 plus taxes per night for Houston Aortic attendees.  The hotel room’s rates are subject to state and local taxes that are currently 17%.  Make your reservation by the deadline of Monday, February 14, 2022.

Westin Oaks Cancellation Policy:
if a reservation is cancelled prior to 14 days before the contracted arrival date, there will be no forfeiture amount. If a reservation is cancelled within 14 days of the contracted arrival date, the forfeiture amount will be 1 night stay. There may be additional applicable charges and taxes. An early departure fee of $75.00 will apply if a Customer attendee checks out prior to the confirmed checkout date.


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