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5th Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Philadelphia, PA
May. 17, 2019
Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19107
Apr 23


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 participants with new diagnostic tools and therapies.

Key topics include:
- Managing the Patient with LV Dysfunction 
- Controversies in Structural Heart Disease: TAVR in the Low Risk Patient 
- Challenges in the Cath Lab: Cardiogenic Shock 
- Surviving Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest 
- A Tale of Three Patients: MINOCA, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, Microvascular Disease
- Matters of the Heart: Fish Oil, Aspirin, Lipid Guidelines and Pre-op Assessment of the Renal Transplant Patient 

NEW THIS YEAR! Nurse and Allied Health Professional track:
- Triple Therapy in Patients with Coronary Disease and Atrial Fibrillation: What’s the Current Trend?
- Transcatheter Management of Multi-Valvular Disease

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 allied health professionals.


Event starts: 05/17/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 05/17/2019 - 4:00pm


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:

Course Directors 

David L. Fischman, MD
Rebecca Marcantuono, MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC
Annette Mitchell, CRNP
Nicholas J. Ruggiero, MD
Michael P. Savage, MD
Rose Shaffer, CRNP


Wisam Alfay, MD
Rene Alvarez, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP
Barbara A. Berko, MD
Julia Corbo, CRNP
Matthew V. DeCaro, MD
Mark DeCaro, MD
John U. Doherty, MD
John W. C. Entwistle III, MD, PhD
Christopher L. Hansen, MD
Reginald Ho, MD
Yair A. Lev, MD
Mamas A. Mamas, FRCP
Gregary D. Marhefka, MD
Howard Massey, MD
Praveen Mehrotra, MD
Vincent Nguyen, MD
David Shipon, MD
Eron Sturm, MD
Lynda Thomson, PharmD
Alec Vishnevsky, MD
Paul Walinsky, MD
Ryan Watson, MD
Howard H. Weitz, MD
David H. Wiener, MD


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