CVI’s 30th Annual Cardiology Update: Clinical Management of Heart Disease

The target audience is Physicians (clinical and interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, cardiac surgeons, family practice, internal, emeergency and geriatric medicine and primar care); Advanced Practice Providers (nurse practitioners, physician assistants); Nurses; Fellows; Residents; Medical Students and Trainees; Medical Assistants and all Allied and Home Healthcare Professionals who care for patients with cardiovascular disease.

CVI’s 30th Annual Cardiology Update will be held in person at the:

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing
201 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19106

7:45AM TO 4:45PM

  • 7.75 CME/CEU Credits
  • 7.25 Medical Knowledge MOC Points for physicians who certify through ABIM

This year’s agenda features an outstanding diverse faculty of national thought leaders, including our Keynote Presenters, Drs. Jessica Pena, Roger Blumenthal and Jennifer Green. CVI’s Cardiology Update features regional experts providing the most relevant and up-to-date information on diagnosis, management and prevention of cardiovascular diseases; and addresses other important issues in healthcare.

Keynote presentations highlight Equity in Cardiovascular health, Advances in the Treatment of Lipid Disorders, Heart Failure, Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease.

Our later morning breakout sessions offer attendees the opportunity to select between:
*Breakout Session 1:  Cardiometabolic Disease (The COORDINATE-diabetes trial; Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Pharmacotherapy for Weight Loss)
*Breakout Session 2:  Management of Non- Coronary ASCVD (Peripheral Artery Disease; Management of Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease; Aortic Atherosclerotic Disease) and
*Breakout Session 3:  Management of Complex Heart Failure Cases (Identifying and Treating Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Cardiac amyloidosis; HFpEF Diagnosis and Management)

Afternoon sessions focus on: Controversies in Clinical EP; Mitral Valve Therapies; Cardio-Oncology; Pulmonary Artery Hypertension and Effective Management of LDL.


The CVI 30th Annual Cardiology Update will be held in-person

Sunday October 8, 2023 
7:45am – 4:45pm

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing

7.75 CME/CEU Credits
7.25 MOC Knowledge Points

  • Physician & Industry: $125 before 9/15/23; $175 after 9/15/23*
  • Fellow, Resident, Medical Student, Trainee: $75 before 9/15/23; $125 after 9/15/23*
  • Advanced Practice Provider, Nurse, Medical Assistant: $75 before 9/15/23; $125 after 9/15/23*
  • ABIM MOC Medical Knowledge Points: $50 (requires additional attestation, post program evaluation and test questions)

*Prices above reflect discount of $6 for payment by check. Please add $6 for a Visa/MC/Discover/Amex payment.

Please make checks payable to: Cardiovascular Institute of Philadelphia P.O. Box 55698, Philadelphia, PA 19111

Please click on REGISTER ONLINE button below to register now.  Thank you.

Course Directors

Dean G. Karalis, MD
Dean G. Karalis, MDThomas Jefferson University
Veronica A. Covalesky, MD
Veronica A. Covalesky, MDDrexel University College of Medicine

Associate Directors

Colin M. Movsowitz, MD
Colin M. Movsowitz, MDEinstein Medical Center Montgomery
Muhammad Raza, MD
Muhammad Raza, MDDeborah Heart and Lung Center
Daniel E. Soffer, MD
Daniel E. Soffer, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania

Keynote Presenters

Roger S. Blumenthal, MD
Roger S. Blumenthal, MDJohns Hopkins University
Jennifer Green, MD
Jennifer Green, MDDuke University School of Medicine
Jessica M. Pena, MD MPH
Jessica M. Pena, MD MPHWeill Cornell Medicine


Anastasia Amaro, MD
Anastasia Amaro, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania
Yevgeniy Brailovsky, DO
Yevgeniy Brailovsky, DO Thomas Jefferson University
Chase R. Brown, MD
Chase R. Brown, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania
David J. Callans, MD
David J. Callans, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania
Photi Galanis, MD
Photi Galanis, MDThomas Jefferson University
Dina Halegoua-DeMarzio, MD
Dina Halegoua-DeMarzio, MDThomas Jefferson University
Benedicte Lefebvre, MD
Benedicte Lefebvre, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania
Amy B. Marzolf, CRNP
Amy B. Marzolf, CRNPUniversity of Pennsylvania
Rudy Rahme, MD
Rudy Rahme, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
Monique S. Tanna, MD
Monique S. Tanna, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania
Anjali Vaidya, MD
Anjali Vaidya, MDTemple University

Thanks to our Sponsors, Grantors and Exhibitors

Valet entrance is at the main circular driveway (Pay at Valet Desk)
Self-parking garage entrance is at the overpass just beyond the hotel main driveway entrance (Pay at the Booth)
There may be a sign “Parking for Hotel Guests Only.  As an attendee to this program, you are a guest.

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing, 201 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA  19106