6th Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease - CANCELLED

Philadelphia, PA US
May 1, 2020


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Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 6th Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease on May 1, 2020 is canceled.  We hope to see you at next year's symposium.

This year's conference offers participants an opportunity to interact with experts as they deliberate and debate the management of patients with coronary and structural heart disease, focusing on the latest evidence-based guidelines designed to better equip practitioners with new diagnostic tools and therapies.



Key topics include:           

  • Managing Patients with Aortic Stenosis: TAVR vs SAVR
  • ISCHEMIA: Medical Management, Intervention and Left Main Stenosis
  • Controversies in Structural Heart Disease: Robotic vs. Open Surgical Mitral Valve Repair
  • Challenges in Patient Management: Antiplatelets, Anticoagulants, Utilizing Both
  • Challenges in the Cath Lab: Cardiogenic Shock, Diagnosis/Devices
  • Diastolic Heart Failure: Diagnosis, Management, and Interventional Options

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  Nurse and Other Healthcare Professional Track:

  • Current Trends in Heart Failure Pharmacologic Management 
  • The Role of Left Atrial Appendage Closure in Atrial Fibrillation 
  • The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the Care of the Cardiovascular Patient 

This course is designed for all specialists who treat patients with coronary and structural heart disease: cardiologists, surgeons, primary care physicians, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, fellows, residents and other healthcare professionals.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Critical Care
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Primary Care
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/01/2020 - 7:55am
Event ends: 
05/01/2020 - 4:00pm

Preliminary Program Agenda & Learning Objectives

For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.


Dorrance H Hamilton Building
1001 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States


The Hamilton Parking Garage on 11th Street between Walnut & Locust Streets will be undergoing some repairs starting Friday, August 16, 2019. The work is expected to last for several months. If using the garage, please pay attention to signage indicating lane and temporary parking restrictions.

 For additional parking options available at Jefferson’s Center City campus, visit Available Parking.

For directions and parking information, please click here.



The nearest hotel to Thomas Jefferson University Campus is the Holiday Inn Express Midtown located at 1305 Walnut Street.

Holiday Inn Express Midtown
1305 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19107
Reservations: 215-732-2022
Rates: $134 special hospital/university rate

No extra person charge. Includes complimentary breakfast, free access to wireless internet and onsite fitness center. Parking is $27 per day (with in and out privileges).

For additional hotels in the area, that also offer a Jefferson rate, please visit: http://hospitals.jefferson.edu/patients-and-visitors/center-city/hotels-and-lodging/


Igor Palacios, MD

Director, Knight Catheterization Laboratory

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA


All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and other healthcare professionals are required to disclose to the audience:

  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services

  2. Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.


In support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



Designation of Credit

PHYSICIANS: Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Determination of credit is pending.

NURSE PRACTITIONERS: This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 6.25 contact hours of accredited education.

OTHER PROFESSIONALS: Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 6.25 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.25 Attendance

Exhibit opportunities are available for this conference. For more information, please contact Marie Destin at marie.destin@jefferson.edu or call 215-955-9116.


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Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 6th Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease on May 1, 2020 is canceled.  We hope to see you at next year's symposium.


Practicing Physician$100
Other Healthcare Professional$35
Jefferson Cardiology Fellowship Alumni$50
Jefferson Resident or FellowComplimentary
Jefferson Health Faculty & StaffComplimentary

Please contact the Office of CPD at jeffersoncpd@jefferson.edu or (215) 955-6992 with any questions.



  • Pre-registration ends Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Onsite registration will be accepted.
  • No refunds will be granted after Friday, April 17, 2020. See full refund policy

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