Clinical Meetings

Cardiac Catheterization 2003 This one-day symposium will cover such topics as adjunctive pharmacology in PCI, coated stents and emerging technologies. Attendees will be given opportunities to interact with leading cardiovascular care companies who will be exhibiting. Held in conjunction with the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals (SICP). Website: www.cathlabdigest.com Contact: 800-766-6014 Upcoming locations: September 6 Cincinnati, OH September 20 Newark, NJ September 21-24 7th Pediatric Interventional Cardiac Symposium (PICS-VII) & Emerging New Technologies in Congenital Heart Surgery Location: The Ritz Carlton, Orlando, Florida Course Directors: Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD (University of Chicago) & William E. Hellenbrand MD (Columbia University). Website: www.picsymposium.com October 10-12 Cardiology Update 2003: Integrating Newer Technologies in Every Day Practice Location: Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club, Naples, Florida Meeting Sponsor: Cleveland Clinic Florida Contact: 239-348-4366 Toll Free: 877-675-7223 ext. 4366 Fax: 239-348-4287 Website: www.clevelandclinic.org/florida Email: antonut@ccf.org October 14-17 VIVA 03 Vascular InterVentional Advances: The National Education Course for Peripheral Vascular Interventions Course Directors: Gary Ansel, Michael Dake, Tony Das, Michael Jaff, James Joye, John Laird, Jr., Geno Merli, Krishna Rocha-Singh, Kenneth Rosenfield, Thomas Shimshak, Timothy Sullivan Location: Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada Contact: 800-600-2525 Website: www.vivapvd.com October 24-29 56th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Location: Toronto, Canada Website: www.cardiocongress.org November 9-12 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2003 Location: Orlando, Florida Website: www.scientificsessions.org December 6-9 5th International Meeting on Interventional Cardiology: Frontiers in Interventional Cardiology Location: Tel Aviv, Israel Website: www.kenes.com/intercard 2004 January 9-11 New Era Cardiac Care 2004: Innovation and Technology Location: Dana Point, California Website: www.amainc.com/cardiac_care.html January 24-28 International Andreas Gruentzig Society (IAGS) Biennial Meeting Date: January 24-28, 2004 Location: Lanai, Hawaii February 8-12 International Congress Endovascular Interventions Location: Scottsdale, Arizona Course Directors: Edward B. Diethrich, Nabil Dib, Robert Strumpf Website: www.endovascularcongress.org February 12-14 JIM 2004 - Joint Interventional Meeting Location: Rome, Italy Course Directors: Antonio Colombo, Italy; Carlo Di Mario, UK; Eberhard Grube, Germany; Martin B. Leon, USA; Jeffrey Moses, USA E-mail: victoryproject@cheapnet.it Website: www.jim-vascular.com March 11-14 CREF 2004 -The 24th Annual San Diego Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium: Science and Techniques of Perfusion Location: San Diego, California CME sponsors: University of California, Irvine College of Medicine Email: cref@amainc.com Website: www.amainc.com/cref_cardiacthoracic.html April 1 - 3 Concepts in Contemporary Cardiology Description: Live Cases from the Texas Medical Center and UT San Antonio Medical Center Workshops, Multiple Multi-Day Symposia, Didactic Lectures, Hot Topic Debates Course Directors: Steven Bailey, MD, Neal Kleiman, MD, Zvonimir Krajcer, MD, Albert E. Raizner, MD, Richard Smallling, MD, Cardiac Nurses and Technicians Program: Patricia Chesnick, RN Accreditation: 18 CME Credit hours Location: George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX 77010 Contact: International Meeting Managers, Inc., 4550 Post Oak Place, Suite 342, Houston, TX 77027, Tel: (713) 965-0566, Fax: (713) 960-0488, Email: cardioconcepts@meetingmanagers.com Website: www.cardioconcepts.org May 15-17 5th Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Location: Washington D.C Sponsors: American College of Cardiology Foundation, American Heart Association, and the Department of Veterans Affairs Website: www.americanheart.org June 16-19 Cardiostim 2004 14th World Congress in Cardiac Electrophysiology and Cardiac Techniques Location: Nice Acropolis, French Riviera Website: www.cardiostim.fr If there is an event you would like to see featured, please contact Rebecca Yospyn at CathLabDigest@aol.com