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Published on January 22, 2020

Rush Copley Medical Center Hosts 17th Annual Heart Symposium

Aurora, IL – Health professionals are invited to join Rush Copley for the 17th Annual Heart Symposium featuring an expert panel of speakers addressing issues related to managing heart disease. The symposium will be held on Wednesday, February 26, at NIU Naperville.

Designed for cardiologists, family physicians, internists, obstetricians, gynecologists, residents, fellows, nurses, allied health professionals, medical and nursing students, the symposium will present newly published data and guidelines for management of cardiac emergencies, acute myocardial infarction and emergency management of stable and unstable arrhythmias. Specific topics and speakers include:

Acute Myocardial InfarctionMamata Alwarshetty, MD, FACC, Interventional Cardiology, Rush Copley Cardiovascular

Thoracic Aneurysms and Dissections: What’s New in 2020?Daniel Katz, MD, Vascular Surgery, University Cardiovascular Surgeons

Emergent Treatment of ArrhythmiasEdward Lipman, MD, Electrophysiology, Rush Copley Cardiovascular

The Changing Landscape of Structural Heart Disease and The Application of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for Patients with Severe Aortic StenosisClifford Kavinsky, MD, PhD, Professor, Interventional Cardiology, Rush University Medical Center

Management of Blood Cholesterol: A Risk-Based Approach – Lynne Braun, PhD, CNP, FAHA, FAANP, FPCNA, FAAN, Professor, Cardiovascular, Rush University Medical Center

The Basics of Cardiac TestingGaurav Shav, DO, FACC, FSCAI, Interventional Cardiology, Rush Copley Cardiovascular

To Register

Registration is required and is available online at or by calling 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539). Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch – please specify dietary needs or other special needs at time of registration. Cost is:

Physicians $125
Health Care Employees $60
Medical/Nursing Students $40

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

Walk-ins will be accepted the day of the event with cash or check payment only.

For more information, including a full agenda, credit designation information and exhibitor details, visit

About Rush Copley Medical Center

Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL, is a 210-bed hospital that serves the greater Fox Valley area with more than 500 physicians and 2,500 clinical and professional staff members. Rush Copley is part of Rush University System for Health (RUSH), an academic health system whose mission is to improve the health of the individuals and the diverse communities it serves through the integration of outstanding patient care, education, research and community partnerships. RUSH comprises Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital, Rush Health, as well as numerous outpatient care facilities. Rush University, with more than 2,500 students, is a health sciences university that comprises Rush Medical College, the College of Nursing, the College of Health Sciences and the Graduate College.


For more information, contact:

Courtney Satlak
Director of Marketing

If you need to reach someone after business hours, please call 630-978-6200 and ask the operator to page the marketing representative on call.