Morristown Medical Center to Host 9th Annual Frontiers in Cardiovascular Disease Virtual Symposium

WHAT:       Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, one of the nation’s leading heart hospitals, will host a virtual conference featuring some of the world’s most distinguished cardiovascular faculty, who will discuss the latest developments in heart disease. This program is cosponsored by the NJ Chapter of the American College of Cardiology.

WHEN:       Saturday, September 18, 2021, 7:30 am. – 3:00 p.m. ET


  • “Why Don’t We Prevent Atrial Fibrillation and Non-Stroke Complications?”
  • “2020 Valve Guidelines: New Insights, New Options, New Challenges”
  • “Controversies in Patient Selection for ICD Implantation”
  • “PCI:State of the Art in 2021”
  • “Impact of Pregnancy on Cardiovascular Health”
  • “Defining the Heart Team in 2021: New Roles for the Interventional Imager”
  • “State of the Art Mechanical Circulatory Support”


  • Linda D. Gillam, MD, MPH, MACC, FAHA, FASE, FESC

        The Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine Morristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health System 

  • Jordan Safirstein, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Program Vice Chair

       Assistant Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories

       Director, Transradial InterventionMorristown Medical Center / Atlantic Health SystemFounder and Co-Director, Garden State Angio Club & Cors at the Shore


  • Emelia J. Benjamin, MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA

        Assoc. Provost for Faculty Development, Boston University Medical Campus

        Vice Chair, Faculty Development & Diversity, Dept. of Medicine

        Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology

        Boston University Schools of Medicine & Public Health

  • Robert O. Bonow, MD, MS, MACC, MASNC, FAHA, FESC

        Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Cardiology

        Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

        Editor in Chief, JAMA Cardiology

  • Andrew E. Epstein, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHRS

       Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

       Chief, Cardiology Section, Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

  • Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FESC

        President-Elect, American Society for Preventive Cardiology

  • Rebecca T. Hahn, MD, FACC, FESC, FASE

        Director, Interventional Echocardiography at the Structural and Valve Center

        Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center

  • Dimitrios Karmpaliotis, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI

        Medical Director, Cardiovascular Rescue and Recovery Program

        Medical Director, Advance Coronary Therapeutics Program

       Medical Director, CTO and Advanced Coronary Therapeutics

       Morristown Medical Center

  • Nader Moazami, MD

        Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery

        Chief, Div. of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support

        Dept. Of Cardiothoracic Surgery,  NYU Langone Health




Journalists interested in registering, please email [email protected].


Atlantic Health System is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Atlantic Health System is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education credits for physicians.

The American Society of Echocardiography has approved this program for 4.5 continuing medical education credits.

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