Aortovascular Summit 2014: Cutting Edge Management of Aortic and Vascular Disease from Root to Toe

Program Co-Directors

Richard M. Green, MD
Michael A. Borger, MD, PhD

Meeting Location

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
173 Fort Washington Avenue, First Floor
New York, NY 10032

Registration

NewYork-Presbyterian Clinicians – $50
Clinicians (non-NYP) – $125
Fellows, Residents & Students (no CME credits will be awarded) – FREE

Overall Goals

Aortovascular Summit 2014 is the first combined aortic and vascular therapy course hosted by NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. This premier one-day course will present the current state of the art in the diagnosis and management of patients with aortic, brachiocephalic and peripheral vascular disease. Lectures, case presentations, and debates will be presented by our internationally recognized faculty.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the current surgical and endovascular treatment methods for patients with aortic and vascular diseases including aortic valve disease, aortic aneurysms, aortic dissection, lower extremity ischemia, and carotid disease.
  • Evaluate indications, techniques, and results of surgical and endovascular options for complex thoracic aortic diseases including aortic dissection and aneurysm.
  • Describe indications, techniques, and results of surgical and transcatheter options for aortic valve disease.
  • Evaluate indications, techniques, and results of surgical and endovascular options for complex lower extremity revascularization and limb salvage.
  • Identify surgical and endovascular best practices and techniques for the treatment of carotid artery disease.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for primary care physicians, cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, general surgeons, internists, intensivists, cardiac nurses, physician assistants, physical therapists,and other medical professionals involved in the evaluation, diagnosis and/or management of patients with cardiovascular disease.

Accreditation

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The College of Physicians and Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and physician assistants are encouraged to check with their accrediting organization to ensure they accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Support

We expect support for this program through grants from pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Subway

Take the 1, A, C lines to 168th Street — Washington Heights/Broadway.

Parking

Parking is available at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center parking garage, located on the southwest corner of Fort Washington Avenue and West 165th Street. Parking fee is NOT included with registration.

Valet parking is available at the entrance of the Milstein Hospital Building located at 177 Fort Washington Avenue.

Educational Grant/Exhibit Support Interest

If you are interested in supporting this medical education program with an educational grant and/or an exhibit, please contact Medical Education Liaison Christine Rein at:

Christine Rein
Medical Education Liaison
Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Surgery, External Affairs
Telephone: 212.304.7814
Fax: 212.304.7811
E-mail: cmr2146@cumc.columbia.edu