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2018 Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
Board Certification Review Course
August 17-19, 2018  |  Northwestern University  |  Prentice Women’s Hospital, 3rd Floor Conference Center  |  Chicago, IL

Sean P. Pinney, MD
Program Co-Chair
Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Program
The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY
Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH, FHFSA
Program Co-Chair
Director of the Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure Program
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Note: Program and Faculty is subject to change and will be updated continuously up to the conference. Additional Faculty to be confirmed.

Join us for the Free Pre-Meeting Webinar!
2018 Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology Board Certification Review Course Pre-Meeting Webinar

August 10, 2018 | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST

Moderator(s):
Sean P. Pinney, MD, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Mount Sinai Medical Hospital, New York, NY
Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Speaker(s):
Javed Butler, MD, MPH, FHFSA, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi
Lynne W. Stevenson, MD, Director of Cardiomyopathy, Lisa M Jacobson Professor of MedicineProfessor and Director of Cardiomyopathy & Program Director, Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program, Vanderbilt University

3:00 PM ET – Heart Failure Epidemiology and Risk Factors
3:30 PM ET – Live Q&A with Javed Butler, MD, MPH, FHFSA

3:45 PM ET – Clinical Assessment: Diagnosis and Comorbidities
4:15 PM ET – Live Q&A with Lynne W. Stevenson, MD

“The HFSA board review saved me!!! It was really truly helpful for the boards and just learning in general. I so appreciate it.” – GGM, MD

“Just a word of thanks and gratitude for all the assistance and guidance on preparation for the Advanced HF & Transplant Cardiology Boards. I found the exam quite challenging but would not have had a fighting chance had I not invested the time, effort, and money in this course. I can attest very accurately that the faculty is the best collection of lecturers I can remember in quite some time. Many thanks for your collective efforts.” – RBM, MD

If you are planning on taking the ABIM Advance Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology Board Certification Exam or looking for a course that provides a comprehensive and indispensable update and overview in heart failure, then you should attend HFSA’s 2018 Board Certification Review Course. This biennial course will take place August 17-19 at Northwestern University Prentice Women’s Hospital 3rd Floor Conference Center in Chicago, IL. The Board Certification Review Course will be comprised of renowned heart failure experts presenting curriculum that has been tailored to the actual ABIM examination. Presentations will be augmented by board-review type questions using an audience response system, providing an interactive experience for attendees.

Registration Information

The 2018 Board Certification Review Course is SOLD OUT!

The 2018 Board Certification Review Course is now SOLD OUT! An OnDemand version of the Board Review Course will be available to purchase on the HFSA OnDemand Store after the Board Certification Review Course. 

2018 HFSA Board Review Course

Registration Fee* Advance by June 1 Standard Registration
Physician Non-Physician Physician Non-Physician
Member $999 $850 $1,199 $1,050
Non-Member $1,350 $1,075 $1,550 $1,275
Gold Package** Advance by June 1 Standard Registration
Physician Non-Physician Physician Non-Physician
Member $1,299 $1,150 $1,499 $1,350
Non-Member $1,650 $1,375 $1,850 $1,575

* Registration Fee includes course syllabus, breakfast, lunch and breaks daily (Friday – Sunday)
** Gold Package Fee includes Registration Fee plus OnDemand access to main session recordings (available 2 weeks post conference)

 

If notice of cancellation is received in writing prior to June 15, 2018, the registration fee will be refunded less $150 administrative charge.  The registration is non-transferable and no refunds will be issued after June 15, 2018. Email your cancellation request to info@hfsa.org.

Course Location & Hotel Accommodations

2018 Board Review Course Location

Northwestern University
Prentice Women’s Hospital
3rd Floor Conference Center
250 E. Superior
Chicago, IL 60611

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The 2018 HFSA Board Review course will be held at Northwestern University’s Prentice Women’s Hospital on the 3rd Floor Conference Center in Chicago, IL. The Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile is located just two blocks from the Prentice Women’s Hospital Conference Center.

Hotel Accommodations

Hampton Inn Chicago – Downtown/Magnificent Mile
160 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 706-0888

Cutoff Date for Group Discounted Rooms : July 19, 2018
Single/Double Occupany: $ 205/night (+ taxes & fees)


Reservations can be made at any time by calling (312) 706-0888. Please mentioned the group name “Heart Failure Society of America” when making a reservation.

The Hampton Inn is just two blocks from Northwestern University – Prentice Women’s Hospital and just steps off Chicago’s famous Magnificent Mile. Great shopping, museums, attractions and popular restaurants are nearby and can be easily reached from the hotel. The cutoff date for this rate is July 19, 2018. You are encouraged to make reservations early.

Transportation
The Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent  Mile is convenient to both Chicago Airports.

  • Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) – 20 miles
  • Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)– 17 miles

Parking
Self parking: Not Available
Valet: $60.00

2018 Advance Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Certification Exam Information
Exam Date: October 3, 2018
Registration Dates: January 8, 2018 through June 14, 2018
Late Registration Dates (non-refundable fee): June 15, 2018 through June 28, 2018

For more information regarding the Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology Ceritfication Exam and test date, visit the American Board of Internal Medicine website.
Exhibitor Prospectus

Exhibitor Prospectus 

The Exhibitor Prospectus is intended to provide information about the Heart Failure Society of America, the 2018 Board Review Course, and the individuals who attend the meeting.

The Exhibitor Prospectus contains:

  • General information and guidelines for exhibitors
  • Exhibitor application

 

2018 Board Certification Review Course Exhibitors

The Heart Failure Society of America would like to thank the following companies for exhibiting at the 2018 Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology Board Review Course:
Biotronik
CareDx
RenalGuard

Thank you, Meeting Supporters!

The 2018 Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology Board Review Course has been supported with educational grants from:
Abbott
Amgen
AstraZeneca
Biotronik
Medtronic
Novartis
Relypsa

 

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