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Echocardiographic Assessment of Valvular Heart Disease

Getting With The Guidelines 

Sunday, January 14, 2018 - Hilton at Penn's Landing


Sunday January 14th, 2018

7:00am - 4:30pm EST

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Hilton Penn's Landing 
201 S Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Registration Fees

Be an early bird...sign up and pay your registration by November 30, 2017 and take $35 OFF your registration fee!

*Physicians and Industry: $410 - ($375 early bird by 11/30/17)**

*Sonographer, Mid Level Provider, Nurse:  $235 - ($200 early bird by 11/30/17)**

*Fellows, Residents, Medical Students:  $185 - ($150 early bird by 11/30/17)**

**Price reflects discount of $10 for payment by cash/check.  Please add $10 for Visa/MC/AMEX.


Several days prior to the program, Syllabus including presentations will be available for download from a secure website.  At registration you will receive a USB storage device with the same information at no additional charge.

At the conference, neither printers nor electrical outlets are available for attendee use.

Hard copy, black and white Syllabus including presentations may be ordered in advance for $50 and available at registration.

Hard copy Syllabus must be ordered by December 29, 2017. 

Faculty PowerPoint presentation handouts are for the use of course attendees only pre and post-conference.  This material may not be used, shared or distributed electronically.

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**FREE Apple iPad2 Drawing Details

In order to be entered into the FREE Apple iPad2 Drawing, you must:

*Register and pay for CVI's 8th Annual Echocardiography Update by 5:00pm EST on Thurs., November 30th, 2017.

*Submit your fully completed online program evaluation for CVI's 8th Annual Echocardiography Update by 5:00pm EST on Wed., February 7,2018.

*And you are entered to win................. It's as easy as that!

Winner will be contacted via email.

Cancellation Policy

Requests in writing for refunds less $35 administrative fee by December 29, 2017 will be processed after the meeting.  Registrations are transferable with prior notification to CVI by December 29, 2017.


Janet Noel
Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia 

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  • Course Directors
  • Martin G. Keane, MD
  • Veronica A. Covalesky, MD
  • Associate Course Director
  • Reneee Bullock-Palmer, MD
  • Michael J. Kostal, MD

  • Faculty
  • Linda Gillam, MD
  • Beverly Gorman, RDCS
  • Roberto Lang, MD
  • Rekha Mankad, MD
  • Sunil Mankad, MD
  • Sabrina Philips, MD

Accreditation Statement 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Pennsylvania Medical Society through the joint providership of the Einstein Medical Center and Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia.  Einstein Medical Center is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement                                                                     AMA:  Einstein Medical Center designates this live educational event for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational event.

AOA:  This program is eligible for 8.5 credits in Category 2A of the American Osteopathic Association through the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association Foundation.

SDMS:  CVI's 10th Annual Echocardiography Update: Echocardiographic Assessment of Valvular Heart Disease has been approved for 8.5 Credits by SDMS.  Approval # Pending.

MOC Points:  Successful completion of this CME activity which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 7.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.  Awarding of MOC points requires additional attestation, post program evaluation and test questions.

Program Evaluation

CVI's program evaluations are completed online. This enables us to clearly interpret your responses and use the information to assess the effectiveness of the program and better plan future programs. You are encouraged to take notes on each speaker and presentation at the program. Shortly after the program you will receive an email link to complete your program evaluation. In compliance with ACCME guidelines, you must answer all questions and submit your online evaluation in order to receive your CME certificate. 

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The Hilton at Penn's Landing Hotel is offering a limited number of discounted room/parking packages for attendees of CVI's 10th Annual Echocardiography Update CME Program

Limited space is available - package rates based upon availability. 

Book your room today if interested.

*$129 special room rate (1/13/2018 only - does not include taxes)
and discounted overnight parking 

To Book This Special Package Rate FoLlow the Link Below:


You must mention that you are part of the Cardiovascular Institute's
10th Annual Echo Update 
group in order to receive the discounted rate.

*If for any reason you cannot make the conference and you have reserved a room, you need to cancel your reservation at least 24 hours in advance or you will be charged by the Hotel.