About CREF cardiothoracic surgery symposium CREF 2017

CREF CME Credit & CEUs for the Entire Cardiac OR Team

CREF CME credit and CEU credits have been awarded by the accredited organizations listed below. All CREF continuing-education includes Category 1 CME and CEU credits.

The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion and the California Board of Registered Nursing allot 44.1 Category 1 CEUs to perfusionists and nurses in attendance.

The Institute for Medical Studies designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for physiciansin attendance. The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from ACCME-accredited organizations.

For additional details, including daily CREF CME and CEU totals, visit our website.

CREF Final Brochure Ready to Download

View Details of Our October Symposium
CREF 2019 Mini-BrochureClick here or on the image thumbnail to view the CREF final brochure. It contains information about our internationally renowned speakers, scientific agenda, abstract-submission guidelines, registration information, hotel details, CREF CME and CEU accreditation information, San Diego highlights, and more. Download the brochureif you wish to print a copy or view it on your device

Discounted Hotel Rooms Still Available

Book Now to Guarantee Availability
Rooms in our block are filling quickly, so remember to reserve your CREF hotel roomat the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina as soon as possible. CREF’s discounted group rate for a standard room ($229.00 per night, no resort fee)is valid until September 17, 2019, or until all rooms in the group block have been booked, so complete your reservation today!

For detailed information, visit our CREF hotel page.

September 1 Abstract Deadline Nears

Compete for the 20th Annual Utley Award
The CREF Program Committee invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at the 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium, which offers Category 1 continuing education for the entire cardiac OR team.

All abstracts selected for oral presentation will compete for the prestigious 20th Annual Utley Award, which includes free course registration, a commemorative sculpture, and a Series 4 Apple Watch.

The abstract deadline is September 1, 2019. For details, view our abstract guidelines.