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Published on January 17, 2017

Rush Copley Medical Center Hosts 14th Annual Women's Heart Symposium – Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery for the Primary Care Provider — Why We Do What We Do

Health professionals are invited to join Rush Copley for the 14th Annual Women’s Heart Symposium and dialogue with experts on the most current issues related to managing heart disease. The symposium will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at NIU Naperville.

The symposium is designed for cardiologists, family physicians, internists, obstetricians, gynecologists, residents, fellows, nurses, allied health professionals, medical and nursing students. Topics and speakers include:

Ischemic Heart Disease
Moderator: Mamata Alwarshetty, M.D., FACC, Fox Valley Cardiovascular Consultants, Rush Copley Medical Center

Primary PCI in Acute MI & QA
Gary L. Schaer, M.D., University Cardiologists, Professor, Rush University Medical Center

Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome
Santosh K. Gill, M.D., FACC, MBA, Medical Director, Cardiology, Rush Copley Medical Center

CABG in Miltivessel CAD
Jorge Balaguer, M.D., University Cardiovascular Surgeons, Medical Director, Cardiac Surgery, Rush Copley Medical Center

Valvular Heart Disease
Moderator: Jorge Balaguer, M.D., University Cardiovascular Surgeons, Medical Director, Cardiac Surgery, Rush Copley Medical Center

Aortic Stenosis: AVR
Todd P. Guynn, M.D., University Cardiovascular Surgeons, Rush Copley Medical Center

TAVR and Percutaneous Approach to Valvular Heart Disease
Clifford J. Kavinsky, M.D., PhD, Professor, Rush University Medical Center

Mitral Regurgitation: Mitral Valve Surgery
Rashid M. Ahmad, M.D., FACC, University Cardiovascular Surgeons, Associate Professor, Rush University Medical Center

Cardiac Arrhythmias
Moderator: Richard G. Trohman, M.D., University Cardiologists, Professor, Rush University Medical Center

Rate and Rhythm Control in Atrial Fibrillation
Michael Nuyles, D.O., Advocate Medical Group, Rush Copley Medical Center

Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation
Basharet Muneer, M.D, RPVI, Fox Valley Cardiovascular Consultants, Rush Copley Medical Center

Percutaneous Ablation, Surgery and Hybrid Procedures
Edward Lipman, M.D., Fox Valley Cardiovascular Consultants, Rush Copley Medical Center & Todd P. Guynn, M.D., University Cardiovascular Surgeons, Rush Copley Medical Center

Updates in Cardiology
Moderator: Kim Williams, M.D., Professor, Rush University Medical

Hypertension
Farah Hussain, D.O., Advocate Medical Group, Rush Copley Medical Center

Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism
Vijay Shah, M.D., Fox Valley Cardiovascular Consultants, Rush Copley Medical Center

Basic Heart Failure
Burhan Mohamedali, M.D., University Cardiologists, Associate Professor, Rush University Medical Center

How to Register
Registration is required. Walk-ins will be accepted the day of the event (cash or check ONLY). Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, breaks and course materials. Please specify dietary needs or other special needs at time of registration.

Physicians $125
Healthcare Employees $60
Medical/Nursing Students $40

Checks can be made out to Rush Copley Medical Center and mailed in advance to Rush Copley, Attn: Physician Services, 2000 Ogden Ave., Aurora, IL 60504.

To learn more and register online, visit rushcopley.com/hs2017 or call 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539).
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