New York Cardiovascular Symposium

Endorsed by:  The New York Cardiological Society of the New York State Chapter, American College of Cardiology

COURSE OVERVIEW
Engage with the masters of cardiology at the New York Cardiovascular Symposium. World-renowned cardiologist and course director, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, combines thought-provoking topics with expert presenters to provide the latest scientific updates, new technology, approaches and guidelines you require to improve patient care. Join your fellow cardiovascular clinicians at ACC’s premier course, set in the excitement of New York City during the holiday season featuring holiday lights, Broadway shows, shopping and festivities galore!  Mark your 2016 calendar to experience firsthand why colleagues from around the globe have gathered at the New York Cardiovascular Symposium annually for nearly five decades. 

NEW THIS YEAR: The New York Cardiovascular Symposium will be accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 15 hours of External CME credits. Click the “Credit Information” tab to learn more.

Dr. Fuster’s Invitation to Attend NY Cardiovascular Symposium

(English Version)
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Pre-Conference: Managing Dyslipidemia and ASCVD Risk: Lessons Learned Along the Pathways
Thursday, December 8th from 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the New York Hilton
2nd Floor - Murray Hill Suite
A light buffet will be served; no registration required
 

LEARNER OBJECTIVES
The goal of this course is for participants to incorporate the most recent advances in cardiovascular care including developments in the diagnosis, treatment and management of cardiovascular disease, and to ensure clinical relevance for translation to practice. 

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to —

  • Recognize emerging clinical evidence on the assessment and management of risk factors in patients with, or at increased risk for cardiovascular and coronary artery disease
  • Debate the new understanding of methods, technologies and timing of treatment for acute coronary syndromes
  • Identify the methods and timing of treatment for chronic coronary and systemic arterial disease
  • Summarize key scientific concepts in trends and challenges of approaching prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Evaluate contemporary approaches, treatment and management strategies for patients with systolic heart failure and rhythm disorders
  • Identify the current challenges in managing aortic valve disease, IHSS and mitral regurgitation
  • Review the progress of 2016 in novelties introduced in the topics of genetics, cell regeneration, and molecular signaling

TARGET AUDIENCE
This course is intended for cardiovascular specialists, internists, family physicians, advanced practice nurses, nurses in cardiology and physician assistants.

Course Director

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC
Mount Sinai Health System and Icahn School of Medicine
New York
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC)

Invited Faculty 

Antonio Bayes-Genis, MD, PhD
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias I Pujol

Joseph E. Bavaria, MD, FACC
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Robert O. Bonow, MD, MACC
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Ramon Brugada, MD, PhD
Girona Institute of Biomedical Research IDIBGI and
School of Medicine
University of Girona

Richard A. Chazal, MD, FACC
Lee Physician Group - The Heart Group

G. William Dec Jr., MD, FACC
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Roman W. DeSanctis, MD, FACC
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Marcelo F. Di Carli, MD, FACC
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Gerald W. Dorn II, MD
Washington University in St. Louis

Pamela S. Douglas, MD, MACC
Duke University Medical Center

Michael E. Farkouh, MD, FACC
University of Toronto

James S. Forrester, MD, FACC
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Mario J. Garcia, MD, FACC
Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bernard J. Gersh, CHB, DPHIL, MB, MACC
Mayo Clinic

Martin E. Goldman, MD, FACC
Mount Sinai Health System and Icahn School of Medicine

Roger J. Hajjar, MD, FACC
Mount Sinai Health System and Icahn School of Medicine

Jonathan L. Halperin, MD, FACC
Mount Sinai Health System and Icahn School of Medicine

David R. Holmes Jr., MD, MACC
Mayo Clinic

Borja Ibánez, MD, PhD
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC)

Masaki Ieda MD, PHD
Keio University School of Medicine

Shalom Jacobovitz
American College of Cardiology

William Schuyler Jones, MD, FACC
Duke University Medical Center

Martin B. Leon, MD, FACC
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Columbia University Medical Center

Timothy J. Malins, MD, FACC
Sands-Constellation Heart Institute

Donna M. Mancini, MD
Mount Sinai Health System and Icahn School of Medicine

Francis E. Marchlinski, MD, FACC
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Barry J. Maron, MD, FACC
Tufts Medical Center

Vallerie V. McLaughlin, MD, FACC
University of Michigan

Franz H. Messerli, MD, FACC
University of Bern

Matthias Nahrendorf, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Jane W. Newburger, MD, MPH, FACC
Children's Hospital Boston

Christopher M. O’Connor, MD, FACC
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

Patrick T. O'Gara, MD, MACC
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Carlo Patrono, MD
Catholic University School of Medicine

John D. Puskas, MD, FACC
Mount Sinai Health System and Icahn School of Medicine

Daniel J. Rader, M.D
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Vivek Y. Reddy, MD
Mount Sinai Health System and Icahn School of Medicine

Robert Roberts, MD, MACC
University of Arizona College of Medicine

Josep Rodés-Cabau, MD
Quebec Heart and Lung Institute Laval University

Samin K. Sharma, MBBS, FACC
Mount Sinai Health System and Icahn School of Medicine

Torsten Peter Vahl III, MD
Columbia University Medical Center

David J. Wilber, MD, FACC
Loyola University Medical Center

Dileep R. Yavagal, MD
University of Miami Health System

Robert W. Yeh, MD, FACC
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School

CONFLICT OF INTEREST (COI) POLICY/DISCLOSURES
ACCF committee members, faculty, staff and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships he/she and/or his/her spouse or domestic partner has, occurring within the past twelve months, with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.  All relevant potential conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by course directors, ACCF education staff, and members of the Accreditation Compliance Workgroup through a process that includes appropriate peer review for fair balance, scientific objectivity and validity, patient care and safety recommendations. Refer to the links below for committee member disclosures and course faculty disclosures. Please note ACCF staff involved with this course have nothing to disclose.

New York Cardiovascular Symposium Faculty Disclosures

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Tuition
The registration tuition includes educational sessions, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, lunch and course materials. 

If you are an ACC member, please have your member identification number and password available when registering for the course, as it will expedite the process.  If you require assistance with your member identification number, please contact ACC Resource Center at 800-253-4636.

NYCVS GOLD PACKAGE

Stay abreast of the latest scientific advances in cardiovascular medicine.  Register today for the NYCVS Gold Package!

The NYCVS Gold Package provides you with registration to the 2016 New York Cardiovascular Symposium plus access to iScience 2017, which includes all of the captured content from ACC.17 (more than 400 hours of presentations, delivered via high resolution slides with fully synchronized audio), plus the following features:

  • Convenient online access on PCs, Macs, iPads and other mobile devices
  • Advanced Search: Search any word on the slides and immediately jump to that part of the presentation
  • Downloadable PDFs of slides to facilitate note taking
  • Downloadable MP3 audio files allow for greater mobile learning
  • Up to 100 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • Compact hard drive for offline access*

You can begin accessing iScience 2017 online the day after ACC.17 begins in March!
*hard drive will ship approximately 8 weeks after ACC.17

CANCELLATIONS
Substitution or transfer to another course is allowed if written notification is received on/before November 15, 2016. A refund, minus a $50 USD administrative fee, will be given for written notifications received on/before November 15, 2016; $250 USD for written notifications received after November 15, 2016. No refunds will be given after December 5, 2016. In the unlikely event that the course is canceled, the College will refund the tuition in full but is not responsible for any travel or hotel costs you may incur. No refund will be given for no-shows.  All changes and cancellations to meeting registrations must be submitted in writing by e-mail: help@orchideventsolutions.com or fax: 801-355-0250.

In the unlikely event that the course is canceled, the College will refund the registration tuition in full but is not responsible for any travel or hotel costs you may incur.

ACC reserves the right to cancel the course in the unlikely event of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a course is canceled or postponed, ACC will refund registration tuition but cannot be held responsible for other costs or expenses, including cancellation/change penalties assessed by airlines, travel agencies or hotels.

Physicians
The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The ACCF designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurses
The American College of Cardiology Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  

The ACCF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 21.50 continuing education hours.  Requirements for successful completion are attendance in a session in its entirety and completing the evaluation tool.

 
NEW THIS YEAR:  The New York Cardiovascular Symposium will be accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) for 15 hours of External CME credits. Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that have actually been spent in the educational activity. The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC) have recognized each other’s accreditation systems as substantially equivalent.  Apply for credit through the post-course evaluation. 

While offering credits noted above, the course is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.

LEARNER BILL OF RIGHTS

Learner Bill of Rights

TRAVEL

All sessions will be held at the New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, 10019.  The meeting site telephone number is 212-586-7000.

Accommodations
A block of rooms has been set aside at The New York Hilton Midtown which is located within walking distance of a multitude of famous attractions, including Central Park, Radio City Music Hall, MOMA and Broadway. Stop by the Concierge and Theatre & Transportation desk in the Lobby of the New York Hilton Midtown for tips, tickets and travel in and around the city.

The New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
Telephone: 212-586-7000

Rate: $493 + tax and additional guest charges (currently 14.75% tax + $3.50 per room per day)

  • To make your reservation:
  • Online: Click here to make an online reservation
  • Telephone: 800-HILTONS (800-445-8667); outside the U.S.: 212-586-7000

Be sure to mention that you are attending the American College of Cardiology New York Cardiovascular Symposium. The Group code is "ACC".

GROUPS: Special packages are available to meet your group’s needs for a full breakfast and porterage.  Please contact Monica Malouf for more details: mmalouf@acc.org or 202-375-8368.

Hotel Information and Policies

  • Hotels will assign specific rooms upon check-in, based on availability.
  • Check-in time is 3:00 p.m.; check-out time is 12:00 p.m.
  • The Hotel is 100% non-smoking.

Deposit

  • In order to confirm a reservation, the Hotel requires a first night’s deposit, plus tax, which is nonrefundable. Checks and credit cards are acceptable prepayment. All credit cards used to prepay will be charged a first night’s deposit, which is nonrefundable, at the time the reservation is made.

Deadlines

  • All rooms will be booked on a first come first basis and are subject to availability. Rooms at the conference rate are available until November 6, 2016 – or earlier if the block sells out.

Confirmations

  • The New York Hilton Midtown will send you an acknowledgment of your reservation. Please review all information for accuracy.
  • E-mail acknowledgment will be sent, if an e-mail address is provided (preferred), or by fax or mail.
  • If you do not receive an acknowledgment or have questions, please call The New York Hilton Midtown directly.

No shows: If you do not arrive at the Hotel on the date indicated on your confirmation, you will forfeit your deposit and the Hotel will cancel your room reservation.

Disclaimer: In the unlikely event that the course is canceled, the American College of Cardiology is not responsible for any travel or hotel costs you may incur.

Travel – Getting to New York

The Hotel is on Avenue of the Americas (6th Ave.) between West 53rd and West 54th Streets. 53rd street is westbound and 54th street is eastbound.

  • By Air
    Area airports, distance from Hotel and ground transportation estimates follow:
  • La Guardia International Airport (8 miles from Hotel)
    Limousine: $103 USD
    Taxi:  $35 USD
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (17 miles from Hotel)
    Limousine: $119 USD
    Subway/Rail: $7.50 USD
    Taxi: $65 USD
  • Newark International Airport (15 miles from hotel)
    Limousine: $139 USD
    Subway/Rail: $10 USD
    Taxi: $85 USD
  • Driving
    The Hotel is on Avenue of the Americas (6th Ave.) between West 53rd and West 54th Streets. 53rd street is west bound and 54th street is east bound. Valet parking is $55 USD standard vehicle; $67 USD for SUV’s.  There is no self-parking.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Smoking is prohibited in all ACC meeting rooms.

Videotaping, audiotaping and still photography are prohibited in all ACC meeting rooms.

We encourage participation by all individuals. If you have a disability, advance notification of any special needs will help us serve you better.

Faculty and course are subject to change without notice.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the ANCC or ACC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

The views expressed in this course are those of the individual speaker and do not necessarily reflect the views of the ACC.

*** Limited space is still available ***

Please contact James Moran to reserve space today.

The American College of Cardiology is pleased to invite you to exhibit at the New York Cardiovascular Symposium, December 9 – 11, 2016, at the New York Hilton Midtown. This course presents a unique opportunity to reach a targeted group of 2,000 cardiovascular professionals from around the world in an intimate setting. Exceptional educational content designed by Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC along with other top leaders in the field make this one of the most sought after courses in cardiology. 

Exhibit sales are now underway and space is limited. The exhibits will be open Friday, December 9 6:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturday, December 10 6:15 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Sunday, December 11 6:30 – 11:45 a.m. The standard table top rate is $6,000, and larger exhibit spaces, along with additional support options are available. 

Click here for the Exhibitor Prospectus

For further information, and to reserve your booth, please consult the attached exhibit prospectus or contact James Moran directly.

James D. Moran
New York Cardio Symposium Exhibits Manager
American College of Cardiology
2400 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
Tel: (202) 375-6327
Fax: (202) 375-6843
jmoran@acc.org