Peninsula Regional Medical Center's Guerrieri Heart & Vascular Institute presents the 2019 Coastal Cardiac & Vascular Conference, to be held Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay and Conference Center, Cambridge, Maryland.

Download a PDF of the brochure here.

Hotel Reservations: Call the Hyatt by January 31, 2019, at 1‐888‐421‐1442 for reservations. Mention the Peninsula Regional Medical Center conference to receive a reduced rate.

For more information call Pam Caldwell at 410‐543‐7027 or pamela.caldwell@peninsula.org.

On the agenda this year:

Morning Opening General Session: 
Clinical Implementation of the Updated Blood Pressure Guidelines
George Bakris, MD, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL

Morning Second General Session:
Contemporary Management of Acute and Chronic Iliofemoral Venous Obstruction
Anthony J. Comerota, MD, Inova Health System, Fairfax, VA

Breakout Sessions:

  • Non-Obstructive CAD, Especially in Women  Puja K. Mehta, MD, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Mitral Valve Intervention: When to Intervene – Thomas M. Bashore MD, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


Afternoon General Session:
Current Trends in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation: Focus on Left Atrial Appendage Closure
Benjamin A. D'Souza, MD, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Closing General Session: 
Physical Activity, Fitness, and Reducing Sedentary Time for CVD Prevention
Erin D. Michos, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD