15th Annual Pittsburgh Vascular Symposium; 19th Surgical & Radiological Endovascular Symposium (SRES)

May 24-26, 2018 15th Annual Pittsburgh Vascular Symposium; 19th Surgical & Radiological Endovascular Symposium (SRES): Thursday to Saturday, May 24-26, 2018

Overview

This 2½ day joint international CME conference will include discussion, case presentations, and care demonstrations. Presenters from academic and clinical settings will cover such topics as extremity arterial diseases, aortic aneurysms, thoracic aortic diseases and dissection, carotid artery stenosis, varicose veins, and vascular ultrasound. A multidisciplinary panel of national and international speakers from vascular surgery, vascular medicine, cardiology, interventional radiology, and nephrology will provide a state of the art update on the treatment of vascular disease and discuss new innovations in the field. Questions and answer sessions, panel discussions, and a dedicated vascular ultrasound course will also be incorporated.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for primary care providers, cardiologists, interventionalists, vascular surgeons, and other interested health care professionals who provide primary care services.

Course Co-Directors

Jean-Michel Bartoli, MD
Hôpital de la Timone
Marseille, France

Michael D. Dake, MD
Thelma and Henry Doelger Professor (III)
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

Michel S. Makaroun, MD
Co-Director, UPMC Heart & Vascular Institute
Professor and Chair
Division of Vascular Surgery

Philippe Piquet, MD
Hôpital de la Timone
Marseille, France

Associate Course Co-Directors

Efthymios Avgerinos, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery

Rabih Chaer, MD, MSc
Residency and Fellowship Program Director
Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery

Eric S. Hager, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery

Steven A. Leers, MD, RVT
Medical Director, UPMC Vascular Laboratories
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery

Sponsored by:

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Division of Vascular Surgery and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

Registration

Registration will be available in 2018 by visiting the Center for Continuing Education in Health Sciences (CCEHS) website at: https://ccehs.upmc.com/liveFormalCourses.jsf.

Additional Information

For more information on this course, or to register, contact Mark Byrne at byrneme@upmc.edu or 412-802-3031.

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Meeting Location and Accommodations

The conference will be held in the Grand Ballroom on the second floor of the Fairmont Pittsburgh Hotel, located at 510 Market Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

The conference has arranged for accommodations at the Fairmont Hotel for the symposium faculty, but unfortunately the hotel is currently SOLD OUT during the conference. A large number of hotel rooms are available at three nearby hotels, where room blocks have been arranged at a special rate of $169 plus tax per night:

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Downtown – 250 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (Phone: 412-281-5557)

Room block ends at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25.

Online booking at: http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/P/PITFAGI-UUVS-20180523/index.jhtml

Group Name: UPMC / UPP Vascular Surgery / Group Code: UUVS

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown – 600 Commonwealth Place Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (Phone: 412-391-4600)

Room block ends at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1.

Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel – 107 6th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (Phone: 412-562-1200)

Room block ends at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 4.

When booking a room, please ask for the Pittsburgh Vascular Symposium Room Blockin order to receive our reduced rates. These accommodations are not included in the registration fee. If you experience any problems booking your room, please telephone Mark Byrne at 412-802-3031.