Join us for CVI’s 19th Annual Update in Nuclear Cardiology CME Program for Physicians, Technologists, Advanced Practice and Allied Healthcare Professionals.



  • 7.5 Nuclear/PET-Specific CME/CEU Credits
  • 7.5 Nuclear/PET-Specific SNMMI VOICE Credits
  • 7.25 Medical Knowledge MOC Points for physicians who certify through ABIM

Focus Topics

  • Novel amyloid binding PET tracers
  • CT calcium scoring
  • Extra-cardiac incidental findings on attenuation correction CTs and calcium scores
  • Myocardial perfusion imaging: PET is better
  • Coronary flow reserve and coronary capacity
  • Criteria for Cardiac PET: Clinical benefit and appropriate use
  • Diagnosing TTR cardiac amyloidosis with bone Avid radiotracers
  • Selecting appropriate imaging strategy when evaluating chest pain
  • Myocardial perfusion Imaging with SPECT in 2023


Sunday March 26, 2023 – 7:45am-4:15pm

Live and In-Person Only
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Physician & Industry: $250 by 3/17/23; $300 after 3/17/23
  • Fellow and Resident: $100 by 3/17/23; $150 after 3/17/23
  • Technologist, Advanced Practice providers, Nurse, All Other Healthcare Professionals: $100 by 3/17/23; $150 after 3/17/23
  • ABIM MOC Points: $50 (requires additional attestation, post program evaluation and test questions)

Registration Payment Methods
**Prices above reflect discount of $10 for payment by check. Please add $10 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 and Keynote Speaker

Veronica A. Covalesky, MD
Veronica A. Covalesky, MDDrexel University College of Medicine
Pravin V. Patil, MD
Pravin V. Patil, MDTemple University
Renee Bullock Palmer, MD
Renee Bullock Palmer, MDDeborah Heart and Lung Center


Keynote Speaker: Nils Johnson, MD
Keynote Speaker: Nils Johnson, MDUniversity of Texas
Timothy M. Bateman, MD
Timothy M. Bateman, MD University of Missouri-Kansas City
Robert Bober, MD
Robert Bober, MDOchsner Heart and Vascular Institute
Sabahat Bokhari, MD
Sabahat Bokhari, MDRobert Wood Johnson Medical School - Rutgers University
Matthew Budoff, MD
Matthew Budoff, MDUCLS
Vasken Dilsizian, MD
Vasken Dilsizian, MDUniversity of Maryland
Sharmila Dorbala, MD
Sharmila Dorbala, MDBrigham and Women's Hospital
Michael Steigner
Michael SteignerHarvard Medical School

Fellow Case Presenters

Oscar Maitas, MD
Oscar Maitas, MDOchsner Heart and Vascular Institute
Meghana Patil, MD
Meghana Patil, MDTemple University
Alexandra Sanchez, MD
Alexandra Sanchez, MDOchsner Heart and Vascular Institute
Antonio Valone, DO
Antonio Valone, DODeborah Heart and Lung Center
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Parking at the hotel is discounted for CVI attendees.  Discounted rates only apply to daytime parking only.  Request a parking discount ticket at registration desk.
The entrance to the Loews parking garage in on 12th Street.