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New in 2019! The Heart Team Summit joins Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery faculty at Washington University, St. Louis, Ascension/St. Vincent in Indianapolis, and Northwestern University. This educational initiative was developed to provide a forum for discussing and presenting laboratory and clinical research concerning the care of patients through case based coronary and structural heart intervention cases. This initiative strives to help those treating cardiology patients with the latest updates.

Learning Objectives

Describe the concept of the Heart Team, including the key components and functionality;

  1. List transcatheter options to address heart valve pathology including aortic, mitral, tricuspid and pulmonic stenosis and regurgitation;

  2. Describe the latest interventional techniques and therapies for structural heart disease and congenital heart disease;

  3. Apply various diagnostic technologies including echocardiography, CT and CMR to guide management of valvular heart disease;

  4. Discuss the various tools to assist a patient in cardiogenic shock;

  5. Describe available and emerging technologies to manage the left atrial appendage and how it can mitigate stroke;

  6. Summarize the latest developments in coronary revascularization;

  7. Describe various techniques to treat complex pathology such as left main, bifurcation disease and calcified lesions;

  8. List the latest recommendations for management of CTO’s to optimize procedural success while minimizing complications;

  9. Review the variety of percutaneous ventricular support devices and clinical scenarios best suited for each device; and

  10. Summarize lessons learned from case presentations.

Target Audience

This continuing medical education program is designed to meet the educational needs of interventional cardiologists, general cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, cardiology and cardiac surgery fellows, cardiac catheterization laboratory nurses, and technical staff.

Accreditation statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit designation statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of  10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Registration information

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Downloadable Brochure

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Hotel Information

The group rate for Radisson Blu Aqua is $259/night. Please click the booking link below to secure the group rate.

Booking Link: Heart Team Summit - Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago

Promotional Code: NWUHTS


Please note the cut-off date for group reservations is Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Call for abstracts

 Trainees will be provided the opportunity to submit abstracts as part of our inaugural poster presentation. We are thrilled to foster a space where trainees can present their findings, interact with notable facutly, and continue their education. Trainees can submit abstract presentations here: .

Accepted submissions will receive complimentary admission to the conference, travel, and one night’s accommodation.

Deadline for submission: 11:00pm Central Daylight Time on September 13,2019. Notifications for abstract acceptance will be announced via e-mail.