89th Annual Scientific Session

This annual event brings together cardiologists, cardio-thoracic surgeons, internists, family practitioners, gerontologists, oncologists, cardiac nurse practitioners, physician assistants, cardiology fellows in training (FITs) and all members of the cardiac care team. The event is presented by New York Cardiological Society, the New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and the New York Cardiac Center

The Annual Scientific Session also features the winners of the Annual Young Investigators’ Competition, which is now open, and this year will ALSO feature the winners of the Inaugural NY FIT Jeopardy Competition!

The faculty lineup for this year’s Annual Scientific Session are:

James S. Forrester III, MD, FACC | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles)

T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA, FACC | Weill Cornell Medicine (New York City)

Eduardo F. Mele, MD, PhD, FACC, FSIAC, FESC | Governor, Argentina Chapter of the ACC (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Julio A. Panza, MD, FACC, FAHA | Westchester Medical Center (Valhalla, NY)

David S. Park, MD, PhD | NYU Langone Cardiac Electrophysiology Associates (New York City)

Néstor A. Vita, MD, FACC | Past President, Argentine Federation of Cardiology | Hospital Italiano Garibaldi (Santa Fe, Argentina)

Jane E. Wilcox, MD | Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Chicago)

Educational Objectives include attendees’ ability to better:

  • Explain the importance of ICMP in the epidemiology and mortality attributed to heart failure and to describe the treatment modalities available to improve the prognosis of patients with ICMP
  • Describe the evolution of surgical treatment of heart failure
  • Discuss the impact of new technology on current heart disease management
  • Explain the differences and similarities in AMI presentation and management between the U.S. and Argentina, analyze the reasons for these differences and identify the barriers to perform rapid reperfusion therapy
  • And more!

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What: 89th Annual Scientific Session
When: Cocktail Reception, Whiskey Tasting & Inaugural NY FIT Jeopardy Competition:  Wednesday, Dec. 6th, 2017, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.  | Click here for more info.

Scientific Session:  Thursday, Dec. 7th, 2017, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Women in Cardiology (WIC) Networking Event:  Thursday, Dec. 7th, 2017, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Council Meeting: NYACC Council Members Only (Click here for details)

Where: Cocktail Reception, Whiskey Tasting & Inaugural NY FIT Jeopardy Competition: Fine & Rare, 9 E 37th St New York, NY

Scientific Session: The Prince George Ballroom, 15 E. 27th St., New York, NY

Women in Cardiology (WIC) Networking Event:  Sarabeth’s Park Avenue South, 381 Park Ave. South (at 27th Street)

Council Meeting: NYACC Council Members Only (Click here for details)

Cost: Scientific Session Regular Rates (On or After 10/2/2017)

NYACC/ACC/Argentina Member (Physician) – $100
NYACC/ACC/Argentina Member (CVT/Other) – $55
NYACC/ACC/Argentina Non-Member (Physician) – $175
NYACC/ACC/Argentina Non-Member (CVT/Other) – $90
Fellows in Training (registration required) – Free

Scientific Session Walk-In Rates (On 12/7/2017)

All Levels – $199

** Note: Admission to the WIC networking event is free to women physicians who attend the Scientific Session on Thursday, Dec. 7 ** 

Accommodations: Should you wish to stay at a hotel closer to the Prince George Ballroom, where the Annual Meeting and Annual Scientific Session will be held, there is The Evelyn (right next door to The Prince George Ballroom) and The Redbury (4-min. walk to The Prince George Ballroom).

Should you want a hotel closer to Fine & Rare, where the prior night’s Cocktail Reception & Jeopardy Competition will be held, there is The Kitano (a 4-min. walk to Fine & Rare) and The Court (7-min. walk to Fine & Rare).

Joint Provider Statement: This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the New York Cardiology Society.PIM
Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the New York Cardiological Society. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.
Accessibility: Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary, etc). Please contact us at ask@ny-acc.org or (212) 686-0228 a few days prior to the live event.
Contact Us: For more information or to inquire about becoming an exhibitor at this year’s Scientific Session, email ask@ny-acc.org or (212) 686-0228.


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