Wishing you a day filled with an abundance of love.
And since it’s also American Heart Month, why not enjoy the opportunity to focus on your own big, generous heart for a moment? Listen closely to what it says—and then follow it! Happy Valentine’s Day from the CREF team to you and yours.
Two Keynote Speakers Announced
Hilary P. Grocott MD
Dr. Hilary P. Grocott is Professor in the Departments of both Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine and Surgery at University of Manitoba. He concurrently serves as Adjunct Professor of Anesthesiology at Duke University. Dr. Grocott’s primary research interest has focused on the impact of cardiopulmonary bypass on the brain. As Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, Dr. Grocott oversees the annual peer review of more than 750 manuscripts in anesthesia, critical care, and pain medicine.
Linda Shore-Lesserson MD
Dr. Linda Shore-Lesserson serves as the Chief of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Professor of Anesthesiology, and Director of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Dr. Shore-Lesserson’s research interests include hemostasis and thrombosis as they relate to cardiovascular disease. She recently served as the lead author on an innovative joint STS / SCA / AmSECT study providing clinical practice guidelines on anticoagulation best practices for cardiopulmonary bypass surgery.
Conference & Hotel Registration Open
Register Early for Discounted Rates
Early-bird rates for the 39th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium will extend through July 1. For complete details, visit our CREF registration page.
CREF’s discounted group rate for a standard room ($229.00 per night, no resort fee) at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina is valid until September 17, 2019, or until all rooms in the group block have been reserved, so complete your reservation today! If you prefer to reserve your room by phone or have questions about your reservation, call the Marriott Marquis at (877) 622-3056, and remember to mention CREF! For more information, visit our CREF hotel page.