Emerging Concepts in Cardiac Electrophysiology

May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, 333 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, USA



Cardiology CME Conferences Description


Recent advances in cardiac electrophysiology devices, techniques, and practice combined with the large volume of clinical trial data make it difficult for specialists and subspecialists to remain up to date, creating knowledge and practice gaps. In turn, this creates a need for an educational activity presented by experts who review the most recent data, describe the technical advances, and interpret their implications for clinical practice. The goal of this educational activity is to address the knowledge, competence, and practice gaps among health care professionals regarding the most optimal clinical practices for managing patients with complex cardiac arrhythmias. The symposium will use didactic lectures and case presentations to help clinicians incorporate the most appropriate research into their clinical practice and, thus, optimize patient outcomes.


After participating in this activity, health care providers will be able to do the following:

  • Critically assess the safety, efficacy, and long-term durability of techniques for pulsed-field ablation.
  • Describe strategies for recognizing and managing the common comorbid conditions associated with atrial fibrillation.
  • Summarize the most effective technical advances that target the substrate for atrial fibrillation.
  • Highlight the important developments for identifying and treating patients with ventricular tachycardia.
  • Describe the clinical impact of current trends and future targets for atrial appendage closure.
  • Identify the clinical implications of current and future clinical trials using cardiac electrophysiology.


Tuesday, May 5, 2020

6:30 pm
Registration and Buffet Dinner
6:55 pm
Welcome and Introduction
Ayman Hussein, MD, Walid Saliba, MD, and Mandeep Bhargava, MD
7:00 pm
Updates on Pulsed Field Ablation: Safety, Success, and Long Term Durability: Are We There Yet?
Atul Verma, MD
7:20 pm
Managing Co-Morbid Conditions in Atrial Fibrillation: Targets Beyond Ablation
Walid Saliba, MD
7:40 pm
Targeting the Substrate in AF: 20 Years Later, Back to the Starting Line?
Ayman Hussein, MD
8:00 pm
VT Ablation: Evolution of Patients and Procedures and Ongoing Challenges
Elad Anter, MD
8:20 pm
Atrial Appendage Closure: Current Trends and Future Targets
Karen Phillips, MBBS
8:40 pm
Current and Future Clinical Trials in EP
Daniel Cantillon, MD
9:00 pm
Panel Discussion and Audience Q and A
9:15 pm

Faculty Disclosure

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards for Commercial Support requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest. Faculty declaring a relevant commercial interest will be identified in the activity syllabus.


The Cleveland Clinic

500 West Office Center Drive Suite 300 Fort Washington, PA 10934


About the Organizers

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) is an independent medical education provider that develops, delivers, and measures CME across a broad spectrum of diseases and clinical conditions.

How to Register?

Pre-registration is preferred; however, on-site registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. You can register via The Cleveland Clinic here

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