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38th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium at Dartmouth

Through both an in-person and online format, the 38th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium at Dartmouth offers continuing education in an interactive setting with experts in the field. A broad spectrum of topics in cardiovascular medicine will be covered with an emphasis on recent updates and challenging clinical scenarios relevant to a broad range of clinicians. We hope you will join us for this unique educational experience.

All attendees, in person and virtual, will have online access to symposium sessions following the event. Once the online sessions are ready to be released, registrants will be notified and have access to the sessions for up to 30 days to earn CME and/or MOC credit.

Activity Details
Start Date: October 16, 2020
End Date: October 16, 2020
Time: 8:15 am - 2:45 pm (Registration: 7:30 - 8:15 am)
Location: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Auditoria E & F
and Online via WebEx
Lebanon, NH
Download: Event Brochure

Registration is online and by credit card only. Register Now

The registration fees are as follows:

  • MD in-person attendance (limited to 18 registrants): $150.00
  • Non-MD provider (RN, PA, etc) in-person attendance (limited to 7 registrants): $125.00
  • Virtual attendees (unlimited, unrestricted): $50.00

In-person registration will be first-come, first-served. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to in-person attendees. In-person attendance will be limited to providers only; non-providers are invited to attend online. Preregistration and payment required. The registration deadline is 10 days prior to the activity date. There will be no refunds after the registration deadline has been reached. A $25 administrative fee will be retained on all refunds requested before the registration deadline. For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Speakers & Topics
7:30 am - 8:15 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 am - 8:30 am Welcome and Introduction
~ Gregory A. Dadekian, MD
~ Shawn M. Ahmad, MD, MBA
8:30 am - 9:00 am KEYNOTE
~ Mark Creager, MD, FACC, FAHA

9:00 am - 9:35 am COVID and Heart Failure
~ Lauren G. Gilstrap, MD, MPH
9:35 am - 10:10 am COVID and Hypercoagulability
~ Stanislav Henkin, MD, MPH
10:10 am - 10:30 am Q&A
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break (Refreshments)

10:45 am - 11:20 am COURAGE, ISCHEMIA and State-of-the-Art Management
~ Michael N. Young, MD
11:20 am - 12:15 pm Ischemic Heart Disease Case Presentations and Q&A
~ Moderator: Gregory A. Dadekian, MD
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch Break

12:45 pm - 1:20 pm Emerging Technologies in Electrophysiology
~ Emily P. Zeitler, MD, MHS
1:20 pm - 1:55 pm Contemporary Management of Aortic Stenosis
~ James T. DeVries, MD
1:55 pm - 2:25 pm Perioperative Management of Anticoagulants
~ Shawn M. Ahmad, MD, MBA
2:25 pm - 2:40 pm Q&A
~ Moderator: Gregory A. Dadekian, MD
2:40 pm - 2:45 pm Closing Remarks
2:45 pm Adjourn
Learning Outcome(s)

At the conclusion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to discuss at least three updates to management of cardiovascular disease.


Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) – Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Receiving Credit

The follow steps must be completed in order to receive credit for this event:

  • Register for the event online
  • Attend the event or session(s). A credit tracking sheet will be provided.
  • Complete the online evaluation - Must be submitted within 30 days after the activity

    Accessing the Online Evaluation (The evaluation is available the day after the event)

  • Log onto https://ce.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/login.aspx
  • Click on the My Activities link in the left side menu. Then click on the name of the activity you attended.
  • Click on the Resume button.
  • Click the Continue button until the Evaluation tab is active, and then click the Launch button.
  • Fill out the evaluation and then click submit. Credits will then be applied to your transcript. You can view your updated transcript by clicking on the "View Transcript" button.

View the Completing an Evaluation and Claiming Credit tutorial.

For questions or technical support, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org or call (603) 653-1234.

Additional Information

For registration questions, please e-mail clpd.support@hitchcock.org.

For accessibility needs, dietary or any other requests, please email Diana.R.Doheny@hitchcock.org.

If you do not wish to be included on the conference participant list, please email clpd.support@hitchcock.org to inform us.

The CME and CNE Offices are not liable for expenses incurred by participants due to cancellation or changes in programs.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Employees - Tuition fees must be paid online by credit card. D-H Accounts Payable will no longer process internal transfers of registration fees. Individuals must pay online with a credit card and then seek reimbursement, if appropriate.

Parking - Until further notice, conference attendees should plan to park on the upper level/ roof of the parking garage. Please inform the security person on site that you are registered for a class/continuing education activity at the medical center and have been advised to park on the roof of the garage.

DHMC Floorplan - Please visit the DHMC Floor Maps page for specific directions on locating the conference room. If your room is not shown, please stop at the information desk for directions.

Area Accommodations - For a list of lodging options in the vicinity of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center please visit our lodging page.

Type:     Live Activity
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