CVI provides a comprehensive schedule of in-person accredited continuing education programs, catering to various medical disciplines. Our offerings encompass a wide range of topics, including Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD), Clinical Cardiology, Multi-Modality Cardiac Imaging in Women, Echocardiography, Electrophysiology, Heart Failure, and Nuclear Cardiology/Advanced Imaging. For trainees, CVI offers specialized programs designed to meet the needs of cardiology fellows and residents interested in cardiovascular medicine. Additionally, CVI hosts a series of informative non-accredited seminars focusing on critical subjects like lipid management, coronary-structural-peripheral disease, diabetes, heart failure, arrhythmia management, and much more.

CVI’s 2024

Electrophysiology/Arrhythmia Management Update

7.5 CME/CEU Credits
7.25 ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2024

LOEWS PHILADELPHIA HOTEL
1200 MARKET STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19107

CVI Educational Program Series

“Cardiac Amyloidosis and the Patient Experience: Lane’s Journey”

Thursday March 7, 2024
6:45pm-9:00pm
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing
201 S Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
2.0 CME/CEU Credits for All

Registration Open!

CVI Educational Program Series: Program for Trainees

“Navigating the Complexity: Challenging Cases in ATTR-CA”

No credits are offered for this program.
Tuesday March 19, 2024
5:45pm-8:15pm
Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing
201 S Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106

Registration Open!

Upcoming Non-Accredited Program

CVI’s Fellows Program 2024:

What Every Trainee Should Know About Interventional Cardiology

  • Cutting-Edge Sessions Covering: Coronary, Peripheral, Structural Heart Disease, and Cardiogenic Shock
  • Interactive Lectures and Discussions Led by Global Experts
  • Practical Medical Simulation Workshops
  • Moderated Poster Session
  • Engaging Networking Receptions

Friday Evening February 2, 2024 – Saturday February 3, 2024

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing

FREE Educational Training Program for Cardiology Fellows and Residents interested Cardiovascular Medicine

Complimentary Overnight Hotel Accommodations

Upcoming Accredited Programs

CVI’s Inaugural

Philadelphia Heart Failure Symposium

Live and In-Person Only

SUNDAY APRIL 30, 2023

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

8.25 CME/CEU Credits
8.0 ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points

Keynote presentations will be delivered by Maria Rosa Costanzo MD Midwest Cardiovascular Institute and James Fang MD, University of Utah

CVI’s 16th Annual

Echocardiography Update 2024

SUNDAY JANUARY 7, 2024

HILTON PENN’S LANDING

HILTON PENN’S LANDING
201 S CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS BLVD
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19106

7.5 CME/CEU Credits for All
7.5 SDMS Credits for Sonographers
7.25 ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points

CVI & Deborah’s 10th Annual

Role of Cardiac Imaging in Women

7.5 CME/CEU/VOICE Credits
7.25 SDMS Credits for Sonographers
7.25 SNMMI VOICE Credits for Nuclear Technologists
7.25 ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points for Physicians who Board Certify

SATURDAY DECEMBER 2, 2023

Live and In Person at the
DoubleTree Hotel Mount Laurel NJ

CVI’s Second Annual Cardiology Fellows BOOT CAMP 2023
“What Every New Cardiology Fellow Needs to Know in Their First Months of Training”

A FREE program for new first year Cardiology Fellows and Internal Medicine Residents with an interest in CV Medicine

Highlighting the basics of:

  • General Clinical Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • ECG Interpretation/Arrhythmia Management
  • Interventional Cardiology/Coronary Disease

Part 3:  Wednesday August 23, 2023, 5:15pm-8:45pm

  • IN-PERSON NETWORKING RECEPTION
  • WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23, 2023 – 5:15PM TO 8:45PM
  • DOWNTOWN CLUB, 600 CHESTNUT STREET, 19106
  • First-Year Cardiology Fellows Meet & Greet
  • Program Agenda:  Top Trials and CV Advances of 2022/2023

Part 2:  Sunday, 7/23/2023, 7:30 am

  • Live-virtual interactive case-based program
  • Interactive audience response and ask-the-expert sessions
  • Recorded for on-demand viewing too!

Part 1:  Available 6/5/2022

  • Comprehensive recorded library of focused didactic presentations
  • Expert faculty
  • On-demand viewing

CVI’s 30th Annual

Cardiology Update: Clinical Management of Heart Disease

7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
7.25 MOC Medical Knowledge Points

Sunday October 8, 2023

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing

“LDL Cholesterol: Lower for Longer is Better! Update on New Guidelines, New Outcomes and Novel Therapies”

Please register to attend. Limited seating available.

Wednesday May 17, 2023
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street – 33rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19107

CVI/PLAC’s Program – LDL Cholesterol: Lower for Longer is Better!

The dinner program is FREE; NO CME/CEU credits are offered.

CVI’s 19th Annual

Update in Nuclear Cardiology

Live and In-Person Only

SUNDAY MARCH 26, 2023

Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

7.5 Nuclear/PET Specific CME/CEU/VOICE Credits
7.25 ABIM Medical Knowledge MOC Points

Keynote presentation will be delivered by Nils Johnson MD, University of Texas

“Case-Based Management of HF: Medication Through Devices”

Please register to attend. Limited seating available.

Wednesday March 8, 2023
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street – 33rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19107

CVI’s Heart Failure Dinner Program

The dinner program is FREE; no credits are offered.

CVI’s

Making the Case for PET-CT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: The Gold Standard for Pharmacologic Stress Testing

1.5 CME/CEU/VOICE Credits

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2023

LIVE VIRTUAL WEBINAR

ON DEMAND VIEWING FOR CREDITS THRU 3/3/23

Live Webinar for Credits

IMPORTANT NEW UPDATE – 6/10/2022

CVI Announces Guidelines for In Person Accredited Education Programs

We continue our commitment to take active steps to ensure the health, safety and well-being of all healthcare professionals who join us for our CVI educational programs. With that in mind, we pledge to make every effort to reduce the spread of COVID and other viruses at CVI events.

Please review before registering for our in-person CVI education programs:

  • All registrants, faculty, exhibitors and staff are required to upload proof of COVID vaccination prior to attending any CVI program
  • We require that all hotel service staff (indoors) remain masked when interacting with CVI program guests
  • Although not required, we recommend that all guests wear appropriate masks/face coverings while attending indoor CVI education programs when not actively eating, drinking or speaking from the podium.
  • A color-coded system on name tags is used to disclose your level of interaction preference.
  • We require that host facilities increase the number of restroom cleanings throughout the day
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the meeting space
  • Seating will be spaced out as much as possible in the meeting room
  • Attendees have the option of eating lunch in a dining room setting or at their conference seat to allow for increased distancing

Any questions, or suggestions on how we can add to our new CVI safety protocols are welcomed.

CVI & Deborah Heart and Lung Center’s

2nd Annual Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Saturday 8/13/2022

7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
6.75 MOC Medical Knowledge Points

In Person at the Westin Hotel Mount Laurel, NJ

CVI’s Cardiology Boot Camp 2022

CVI’s Inaugural Cardiology Boot Camp is a FREE education program for 2022’s incoming class of new Cardiology Fellows, focusing on what every Cardiology Fellow needs to know in their first months of training. We also welcome Internal Medicine Residents with an interest in CV medicine to join us for CVI’s Cardiology Boot Camp! Core concepts in the diagnosis and management of patients with known or suspected cardiovascular disease will be highlighted focusing on:

  • General Clinical Cardiology
  • Echocardiography
  • ECG Interpretation/Arrhythmia Diagnosis and Management
  • Coronary Disease/Interventional Cardiology
  • Avoiding Burnout in Training and Clinical Practice
Available from 6/5/2022
*Virtual, on-demand resource library of focused presentations highlighting various cardiovascular conditions that Fellows will experience in their first months of training
Sunday, 7/24/2022
*Live, virtual case-based interactive session with CVI’s expert faculty (On-demand viewing available too!)
September 2022 (Date and location coming soon!)
In-person CVI Meet & Greet Reception for the Philadelphia Region’s new class of first year Cardiology Fellows

CVI/PLAC CME Spotlight

Meet the Experts: A Discussion on Recognizing and Treating Severe Hypercholesterolemia and High Triglycerides

RECORDED SESSIONS AVAILABLE UNTIL June 21, 2021
REGISTRATION FOR THE RECORDED SESSION NOW AVAILABLE. REGISTER AND VIEW RECORDED SESSION UNTIL JUNE 21, 2021.
CVI/PLAC CME PROGRAM, MEET THE EXPERTS: A DISCUSSION ON RECOGNIZING AND TREATING SEVERE HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA AND HIGH TRIGLYCERIDES IS AVAILABLE TO VIEW THE RECORDED SESSION THROUGH JUNE 21, 2021. EARN 3.25 CME/CEU CREDITS.

CVI’s 10th Annual

EP/Arrhythmia Management Update

RECORDED SESSIONS AVAILABLE UNTIL APRIL 10, 2021
REGISTRATION FOR LIVE AND RECORDED WEBINAR SESSIONS NOW AVAILABLE. REGISTER AND VIEW RECORDED SESSIONS UNTIL APRIL 10, 2021.

CVI’s 10th Annual EP/Arrhythmia Management Update has gone online. Live Webinars were held:
Sunday February 21st, Monday February 22nd and Wednesday February 24th.  RECORDED SESSIONS AVAILABLE TO VIEW THROUGH APRIL 10, 2021.

CVI’s 13th Annual

Echocardiography Update

RECORDED SESSIONS AVAILABLE UNTIL

FEBRUARY 27, 2021

REGISTRATION FOR LIVE AND RECORDED WEBINAR SESSIONS NOW AVAILABLE. REGISTER AND VIEW RECORDED SESSIONS UNTIL FEBRUARY 27, 2021.

CVI’s 13th Annual Echocardiography Update has gone online. Live Webinars were be held:
Sunday January 10th, Monday January 11th and Wednesday January 13th.  RECORDED SESSION AVAILABLE TO VIEW THROUGH FEBRUARY 27, 2021.

DHLC & CVI’s 7th Annual

Role of Cardiac Imaging in the Female Patient

Saturday 12/5, Monday 12/7, Wednesday 12/9/2020
REGISTRATION FOR LIVE AND RECORDED WEBINAR SESSIONS NOW AVAILABLE. REGISTER AND VIEW RECORDED SESSIONS UNTIL JANUARY 23, 2021.

DHLC & CVI’s 7th Annual Role of Cardiac Imaging in Female Patients has gone online. Live Webinars were held:
Saturday December 5th, Monday December 7th and Wednesday December 9th. Keynote presentation was delivered by Heidi Connolly, MD

CVI’s 7th Annual Cardiology Fellows Program: What Every (Interventional) Cardiology Fellow Needs to Know

Friday 2/2/2024 and Saturday 2/3/2024

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing

Our program provides a practical, focused, in-depth educational training experience.

*State-of-the Art Sessions: Coronary, Peripheral, Structural Heart Disease and Cardiogenic Shock
*Case-based practical lectures and discussions by internationally recognized thought leaders
*Hands-On Medical Simulation Sessions
*Moderated Poster Session
*Complimentary Overnight Hotel Accommodations with Early Registration
*Faculty/Directors/Attendee Networking Receptions

CVI’s Cardiology Club 2021

CVI’s Cardiology Club is a FREE virtual interactive education and networking program for Medical Residents with an interest in exploring Cardiology Fellowship and careers in cardiovascular medicine.  CVI’s Cardiology Club is designed to help you answer the question: So you really think you want to be a cardiologist?  

This year, Highlighted Fellowship Programs include:

  • Session 1:  Temple University
  • Session 2:  Thomas Jefferson University
  • Session 3:  Main Line Health Lankenau
  • Session 4:  Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Session 5:  University of Pennsylvania
  • Session 6:  Cooper University Health Care
  • Session 7:  Geisinger School of Medicine

CVI CARDIOLOGY CLUB 2021

CVI’s Cardiology Club is a FREE virtual interactive education and networking program for Medical Residents with an interest in exploring Cardiology Fellowship and careers in cardiovascular medicine.  CVI’s Cardiology Club is designed to help you answer the question: So you really think you want to be a cardiologist?  CVI’s Cardiology Club includes a series of 7 sessions. Our 1st session features a panel of recent fellows describing their experiences with the Cardiology Fellowship Application process – and their 1st year of Fellowship.  Subsequent sessions begin with a Medical Resident presenting a patient case or journal article for discussion.  Each session features a Cardiology Fellowship Spotlight, highlighting Cardiology Fellowship Directors from around the extended Greater Philadelphia Region sharing information about their Fellowship Programs.  Programs feature lots of time and opportunities for Medical Residents to ask questions of highlighted Cardiology Fellowship Directors.  This year, Highlighted Fellowship Programs include:

  • Session 1:  Temple University
  • Session 2:  Thomas Jefferson University
  • Session 3:  Main Line Health Lankenau
  • Session 4:  Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Session 5:  University of Pennsylvania
  • Session 6:  Cooper University Health Care
  • Session 7:  Geisinger School of Medicine

Please feel free to share information on our programs with medical residents who might be interested in exploring opportunities in cardiovascular medicine.  Sessions will also be recorded for on-demand viewing after the live broadcast.  As a virtual program, one can watch from where ever they are, across the U.S and beyond.

Online Educational Programs

CVI Heartbites

Cardiovascular Disease in the Age of COVID-19

CVI’S MISSION

CVI’s mission is to positively impact cardiovascular health in the Delaware Valley and beyond. We work to achieve the goals and objectives of its mission by identifying, developing, and promoting educational activities focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and most importantly, the prevention of cardiovascular disease and other concomitant conditions.

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CVI NEWS & UPDATES


We are pleased to announce the appointment of Michele Dahan, MS, MSc as the Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia’s new Executive Director. She is taking the helm at an opportune time, as we celebrate CVI’s 25th year of providing cardiovascular educational opportunities and partnerships for the cardiovascular healthcare community.  Michele brings her passion for education, leadership, and strong strategic planning to CVI Philadelphia.  Her industry and life sciences experiences have shaped her insights toward creative planning and building strong relationships with industry sponsors.  She is driven by understanding sponsorship dynamics and revealing new opportunities for collaboration.  “What drew me to CVI was its mission and how closely it aligned with my educational goals, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals and sustaining collaborative environments for all stakeholders.”  said Michele. Prior to accepting this appointment, Michele held multiple roles within the pharmaceutical industry concentrating on commercial marketing and operations.  Most recently, she was accountable for developing and maintaining all customer facing programs for Salix Pharmaceuticals, a division of Bausch Health. We acknowledge the evolving landscape of medical education, and Michele is the ideal candidate to lead CVI into the future. Her extensive experience working in industry and program delivery will ensure that CVI continues to maintain its programmatic excellence, while building engagement with stakeholders and looking to the future. In Michele, we’ve found a passionate, committed, and experienced leader. We look forward to you meeting her at one of our upcoming programs. Thank you for your continued support of CVI and our mission. We are grateful to have you by our side as we begin this next chapter.

Sincerely,
Sheldon Goldberg, MD FACC
President, CVI Philadelphia
CVI Board President

CVI Announces New Executive Director

October 30, 2023|

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Michele Dahan, MS MSc as the Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia’s new Executive Director. She is taking the helm at an opportune time,