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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Division of Vascular Surgery
Elicia Parkinson, 412-802-3034
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Dowtown
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600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
United States

12th Annual Pittsburgh Vascular Symposium

Current Vascular Therapies: What Has Changed and What is  Still the Gold Standard
Save the Date:  Oct. 10 – 11
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown

Sponsored by
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for primary care providers, cardiologists, interventionalists, vascular surgeons and other interested health care professionals.

Course Directors
Rabih Chaer, MD
Residency and Fellowship Program Director
UPMC Division of Vascular Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery

Michel Makaroun, MD
Co-Director, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Professor and Chair, Division of Vascular Surgery

Format: This two-day CME conference will include discussion, case presentations, and care demonstrations. Presenters from academic and clinical settings will cover topics such as:

  • Vascular medicine
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Abdominal aortic endografts
  • Fenestrated and branched abdominal and thoracic devices
  • Lower extremity treatments
  • New frontiers

Question and answer sessions, panel discussions and wound care hands on stations will also be incorporated.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.


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