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CVI’s 15th Annual Echocardiography Update CME Program for Physicians, Sonographers and all Allied Healthcare Professionals involved in Cardiac Ultrasound is being held Live and In-Person on

Sunday January 15th 2023 


  • 7.5  CME/CEU Credits for All
  • 7.5 SDMS Echo-Specific Credits for Sonographers
  • 7.0 Medical Knowledge MOC Points for physicians who certify through ABIM

The 15th Annual CVI Echocardiography Update program features focused didactic presentations delivered by an impressive, diverse faculty of national thought leaders and regional experts.  As well, some focus topics will be introduced with a clinical case presentation delivered by a cardiology fellow.

Focus Topics

  • Strain
  • Echocardiography management and follow up of cardiac amyloidosis
  • Application of AI in echocardiography
  • Advances in imaging of pericardial diseases and constrictive pericarditis
  • 3D TEE
  • Evaluation of cardiac masses with echocardiography
  • Echo contrast in ischemic disease, thrombus detection and evaluation of RV function
  • Role of echocardiography for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy therapies
  • Echocardiography in mechanical circulatory support

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Keynote Presentations will be delivered by:

Allan L. Klein, MD
Professor of Medicine
Case Western University
Director, Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Pericardial Diseases
Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
“Advances in Imaging of Pericardial Diseases and Constrictive Pericarditis: Paradigm Shift”

David Ouyang, MD
Staff Physician
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
“How Should We Apply AI in Echo in 2023 and Beyond”

  • Physician & Industry:  $350 by 12/21/2022 $400 after 12/21/2022*
  • Fellow and Resident:  $150 by 12/21/2022 $200 after 12/21/2022
  • Sonographer, Advanced Practice Provider, Nurse:  $150 by 12/21/2022 $200 after 12/21/2022* 
  • ABIM MOC Medical Knowledge Points: $50 (requires additional attestation, post program evaluation and test questions)

*Prices above reflect discount of $10 for payment by check. Please add $10 for a Visa/MC/Discover/Amex payment.

Please Note:
This program is only being offered live and in-person at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel on Sunday, January 15, 2023. No hybrid or on-demand virtual viewing for CME/CEU/SDMS credits will be available.
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Course Directors

Martin G. Keane, MD
Martin G. Keane, MD Temple Heart and Vascular Institute
Course Director
Veronica A. Covalesky, MD
Veronica A. Covalesky, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
Course Director
Renee Bullock-Palmer, MD
Renee Bullock-Palmer, MDDeborah Heart and Lung Center
Associate Director
Frank E. Silvestry, MD
Frank E. Silvestry, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania
Associate Director

Keynote Presenters

Allan L. Klein, MD
Allan L. Klein, MDCleveland Clinic
David Ouyang, MD
David Ouyang, MDCedars-Sinai Medical Center


Alejandro de Feria Alsina, MD
Alejandro de Feria Alsina, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania
Jessica Fleitman, MD
Jessica Fleitman, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania
Jamael Hoosain, MD
Jamael Hoosain, MDLehigh Valley Heart & Vascular Institute
Sabrina Islam, MD
Sabrina Islam, MDTemple University
Pravin Patil, MD
Pravin Patil, MDTemple University
Cynthia Taub, MD
Cynthia Taub, MDDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Case Presenters

Sabaa Ahmed, DO
Sabaa Ahmed, DODeborah Heart and Lung Center
Ingabire Grace Balinda, MD
Ingabire Grace Balinda, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania Cardiology Fellow
Evan Carabelli, MD
Evan Carabelli, MDTemple University Cardiology Fellow
Amy Goodrich-Harris, MD
Amy Goodrich-Harris, MDLehigh Valley Heart & Vascular Cardiology Fellow
Tudor Sturzoiu, MD
Tudor Sturzoiu, MDLankenau Heart Institute
Douglas Aarne, RDCS
Douglas Aarne, RDCSDeborah Heart & Lung Center Sonographer
Karen Fossile, RDCS
Karen Fossile, RDCSTemple University Hospital Sonographer
Michelle McGovern, RDCS
Michelle McGovern, RDCSUniversity of Pennsylvania Hospital Sonographer


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Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
  • Parking at the hotel is discounted for CVI attendees
  • Valet entrance is at the main circular driveway
  • Self-parking garage entrance is at the overpass just beyond the hotel main driveway entrance
  • Discounted rates only apply to daytime parking only for CVI attendees
  • There may be a sign “Parking for Hotel Guests Only.”  As an attendee to this program, you are a guest