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This meeting immediately precedes the Society for Neurosciences Annual Meeting (Oct. 17-21, 2009, Chicago, Illinois)

Summit Overview

Pioneer Award and Lecture

The Pioneer Award is given in recognition of contributions fundamental to the development of heart-brain medicine. The award recognizes senior healthcare professionals who have had a major impact on the understanding of heart-brain pathophysiology, the consequences of heart-brain interactions for the health of humankind, and the innovative treatment of heart-brain disorders.

The Earl and Doris Bakken Heart-Brain Institute at Cleveland Clinic and the Society for Heart-Brain Medicine are pleased to present the 4th Heart-Brain Summit on October 15 -16, 2009, at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers in Chicago, Illinois.

This Summit provides a unique opportunity for attendees to interact with key opinion leaders and receive updates in the field of heart-brain medicine. Health care professionals will learn of recent discoveries and insights that relate to new treatments for cardiovascular and nervous system disorders and assess their implications for clinical practice. Importantly, cardiovascular, neurologic, and psychiatric conditions will be evaluated from a context of interactive medicine with the overall goal of improving the care of patients with these conditions.

Objectives

As a result of attending this Summit, the participant will be able to do the following:

  • Describe the link between depression and coronary artery disease and recognize the adverse outcomes associated with this relationship;
  • Debate the need for clinical trials to study the relationship between depression and heart disease;
  • Cite the recent literature and current research in heart-brain interactions;
  • Discuss the state of research and innovation in heart-brain medicine;
  • Implement heart-brain medicine practices with biofeedback and device-based therapies.

Target Audience

This Summit is intended for Cardiologists, Neurologists, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, General Practitioners, basic and clinical Researchers, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Biomedical Engineers interested in the field of heart-brain medicine.

 

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education acknowledges educational grants for partial support of this activity from:

PLATINUM

Forest Research Institute, Inc.

SILVER

Medtronic, Inc

Medtronic Neuromodulation

CONTRIBUTOR

The Medicines Company

St. Jude Medical

 

 
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