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2015 ACC ROCKIES

The Rimrock Resort Hotel * | Banff, CANADA
From 174 to 349 USD
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Title: 2015 ACC ROCKIES
Specialty: Cardiology
Dates: From Mar, 8, 2015 to Mar, 11, 2015
Location: Banff, CANADA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 174 to 349 USD
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The Rimrock Resort Hotel *

BANFF, CANADA Visit the Venue to read more
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Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:
Thank you to all delegates and sponsors from our 2014 meeting – your support and feedback are greatly appreciated. The Organizing Committee is dedicated to continuing the meeting’s long-standing tradition of providing the highest quality cardiovascular continuing heatlh education. A blend of presentations by national and international opinion leaders, case-based discussions, and interactive knowledge translation workshops will be utilized to facilitate delegates in applying the latest evidence to their own clinical practice.
Speakers/Faculty:

Todd Anderson, MD FRCPC

Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary 
Calgary Division Chief of Cardiology, Alberta Health Services 
Senior Scholar of the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research 
Co-Director, Foothills Interventional Cardiology Service 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Paul W. Armstrong, MD FRCPC

Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta 
Director of the Canadian VIGOUR Centre 
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Eric Cohen, MD FRCPC

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto 
Director of Invasive Cardiology and the Cardiac Catheterization 
Laboratory, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Alexander Dick, MD FRCPC

Assistant Professor of Medicine, 
University of Ottawa 
Interventional Cardiologist, Division of Cardiology 
University of Ottawa Heart Institute 
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Derek Exner, MD MPH FRCPC

Associate Professor, Libin Cardiovascular Institute, University of Calgary 
Clinician Scientist, Canadian Institutes of Health Research 
Scholar of Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

G. Michael Felker, MD MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine 
Chief, Heart Failure Section 
Director, Heart Center Clinical Research Unit 
Duke University School of Medicine 
Durham, North Carolina, United States

David Fitchett, MD FRCPC FACC FESC

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Bernard J. Gersh, MB ChB DPhil FRCP FACC

Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine 
Consultant for Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic 
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Shaun Goodman, MD FRCPC FACC FESC

Associate Head, Division of Cardiology, St. Michael’s Hospital 
Professor and Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario (Polo) Chair 
University of Toronto 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Robert Herman, MD FRCPC

Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine Faculty of Medicine 
University of Calgary 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Blair O’Neill, MD FRCPC

Senior Medical Director, Cardiovascular Health and Stroke SCN 
Alberta Health Services 
Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta 
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Eric Peterson, MD MPH

Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology 
Duke University Medical Center 
Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute 
Durham, North Carolina, United States

Peter Senior, MD PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology 
University of Alberta 
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Miriam Shanks, MD FRCPC

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology 
University of Alberta 
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Mike Sharma, MD MSc FRCPC

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Neurology 
McMaster University / Population Health Research Institute 
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Allan Skanes, MD FRCPC

Director, Electrophysiology Laboratory, London Health Sciences Centre 
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Western Ontario 
London, Ontario, Canada

Reginald E. Smith, PharmD ACPR

Clinical Instructor, University of British Columbia and University of Victoria 
Pharmacy Specialist in Cardiology and Thrombosis, Royal Jubilee Hospital 
Researcher, Victoria Heart Institute Foundation 
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

James Stone, MD PhD FRCPC FAACVPR FACC

Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary 
Director of Research at the Cardiac Wellness Institute of Calgary 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

David Wood, MD FRCPC

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology 
University of British Columbia 
Assistant Director, Cardiovascular Imaging Research Core Laboratory 
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Early Registration

2015-01-14
Late Registration From: 2015-01-15 To: 0--
On site Registration
Delegate
174
224
349

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
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Accommodation
Accommodation:

The Rimrock Resort Hotel

The Rimrock Resort Hotel is located on Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park, a 5 minute drive from the Banff town site. Driving time from Calgary International Airport is 1.5 hours (approx 90 miles/145 kilometres west). Direct or one-stop flights connect Calgary to most major North American, Asian and European centers. Coach service to Banff and car rentals are available at the Calgary International Airport.


Scientific Content Up to Date
Submission Info
  • Insights from the STREAM study
  • Bioabsorbable stents
  • Ischemic reperfusion injury and conditioning
  • Transcatheter approaches to valvular heart disease
  • Sudden cardiac death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Heart failure management
  • Stroke management
  • Managing anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation
  • Changing epidemiology of atrial fibrillation
  • Management of multivessel disease in stable angina
  • Atherosclerosis: markers and therapeutic opportunities
  • Diabetic management for the cardiac patient
  • Hypertension update
  • Cardiovascular consequences of sleep-disordered breathing
  • Familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Role of PCSK9 in managing residual risk
  • Harmonization of guidelines: the C-Change initiative
  • Imaging reassessment under economic constraints
  • CCS Case-Based Workshops:
    - CRT
    - Lipids
  • Symposium: Update on diabetic management for Cardiology and GIM practitioners
  • Guided case discussions:
    - Ischemic heart disease
    - Arrhythmia
    - Primary and secondary prevention
Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info
Scientific Content 
Dr. Robert Welsh 
Phone: (780) 407-3613 
Fax: (780) 407-3639 
Robert.Welsh@albertahealthservices.ca
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Organising Agency
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Evidence Based Marketing
1-3170 Ridgeway Drive, Mississauga ON, L5L 5R4
Phone: (905) 607-4201
Fax: (905) 607-3163
info@accrockies.com
www.evidencebasedmarketing.ca
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