The Brigham Board Review in Cardiology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Board Review

Stay current with the latest in cardiovascular disease with this comprehensive board review course for CME and board exam preparation.

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Explore Key Topics

The Brigham Board Review in Cardiology is a case-based, comprehensive look at evolving medical guidelines and therapeutic strategies. Lectures address a range of topics, including coronary and peripheral artery disease, heart failure, electrophysiology, adult congenital and valvular heart disease, pregnancy, non-invasive testing, and peri-operative risk assessment. This CME program will help you to:

  • Apply current, recommended cardiology guidelines in clinical practice
  • Identify and integrate current therapeutic options for specific cardiology disorders
  • More effectively prepare for board exams

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, The Brigham Board Review in Cardiology provides a maximum of 32.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Course Directors:
Susan Cheng, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Patrick T. O’Gara, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Course Director:
The Brigham Board Review
Distance Learning Series
Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Global and
Continuing Education
Director, Master in Medical Sciences in
Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
Harvard Medical School
Director, Office of
Postgraduate Medical Education
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Credits: Earn a maximum of 32.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Coronary Artery Disease

  • NSTEMI - Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH
  • ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction - Michelle O'Donoghue, MD
  • Antithrombotic Therapies in ACS - Michelle O'Donoghue, MD
  • Stable Ischemic Heart Disease - Benjamin Scirica, MD, MPH

Peripheral Artery Disease

  • Lower and Upper Extremity - Piotr S. Sobieszczyk, MD
  • Carotid Disease - Piotr S. Sobieszczyk, MD
  • Renal and Mesenteric - Piotr S. Sobieszczyk, MD

Diseases of the Aorta

  • Thoracic Aortic Disease - Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH
  • Acute Aortic Syndromes - Marc P. Bonaca, MD, MPH

Venous Thromboembolic Disease

  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease - Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD

Prevention

  • Lifestyle Recommendations for Prevention - Ron Blankstein, MD
  • Lipids - Jorge Plutzky, MD
  • Hypertension - Naomi Fisher, MD
  • Diabetes - Jorge Plutzky, MD
  • Obesity - Paul Cohen, MD, PhD

Heart Failure

  • Pathophysiology - Anju Nohria, MD
  • Cardiomyopathies - Neal K. Lakdawala, MD
  • Systolic Heart Failure - Akshay S. Desai MD, MPH
  • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction - Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support - Garrick C. Stewart, MD
  • Transplantation - Michael M. Givertz, MD
  • Pulmonary Hypertension - Aaron B. Waxman, MD
  • Cardio-Oncology - John Groarke, MD, MPH

Electrophysiology

  • Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs - Roy M. John, MD, PhD
  • Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter - Gregory Michaud, MD
  • Supraventricular Tachycardias - Usha B. Tedrow, MD, MS
  • Ventricular Tachycardia - William Stevenson, MD
  • Conduction Disease - Bruce A. Koplan, MD
  • Pacemaker Therapy - Usha B. Tedrow, MD, MS
  • ICD Therapy - Usha B. Tedrow, MD, MS
  • Syncope - Usha B. Tedrow, MD, MS

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease - Michael Landzberg, MD

Pregnancy

  • Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease - Anne Marie Valente, MD

Valvular Heart Disease

  • Mitral Valve Disease - Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH
  • Aortic Valve Disease - Peter Stone, MD
  • Tricuspid and Pulmonic Valve Disease - Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH
  • Prosthetic Valve Disease - Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH
  • Endocarditis - Akshay S. Desai, MD, MPH

Pericardial Disease

  • Pericardial Disease - Leonard S. Lilly, MD

Non-Invasive Testing

  • Nuclear/PET Imaging - Marcelo F. Di Carli, MD
  • Echocardiography - Justina Wu, MD, PhD
  • Cardiovascular CT Imaging - Ron Blankstein, MD
  • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Raymond Y. Kwong, MD, MPH

Peri-Operative Risk Assessment

  • Peri-Operative Risk Assessment - Marc P. Bonanca, MD, MPH

Course Directors

Susan Cheng, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Patrick T. O’Gara, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

The Brigham Board Review
Distance Learning Series

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP (UK), MBA

  • Senior Associate Dean for Global and Continuing Education
  • Director, Master in Medical Sciences in
  • Clinical Investigation (MMSCI) Program
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Office of Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Faculty

Ron Blankstein, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Marc P. Bonanca, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Paul Cohen, MD, PhD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Akshay S. Desai MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Marcelo F. Di Carli, MD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Department of Radiology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Naomi Fisher, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Michael M. Givertz, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

John Groarke, MD, MPH

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Roy M. John, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Bruce A. Koplan, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Raymond Y. Kwong, MD, MPH

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Neal K. Lakdawala, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Michael Landzberg, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Leonard S. Lilly, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

 

Gregory Michaud, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Anju Nohria, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Michelle O'Donoghue, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jorge Plutzky, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Marc S. Sabatine, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Benjamin Scirica, MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Piotr S. Sobieszczyk, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

William Stevenson, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Garrick C. Stewart, MD

  • Instructor in Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Peter Stone, MD

  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Usha B. Tedrow, MD, MS

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Anne Marie Valente, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Boston Children's Hospital

Aaron B. Waxman, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Justina Wu, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Department of Medicine
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 32.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: December 1, 2016
Date Credits Expire: December 1, 2019
Estimated Time to Complete: 32.25 hours
Contact Hours: 32.25 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of an online course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Apply current/recommended cardiology guidelines in clinical practice
  • Perform differential diagnosis of complex clinical presentations related to cardiology disorders
  • Identify/integrate current therapeutic options for specific cardiology disorders
  • Analyze and interpret up-to-date literature relevant to clinical practice in cardiovascular medicine
  • Express knowledge of pathophysiology as it applies to management of cardiology disorders
  • Apply knowledge gained to the ABIM certification/recertification cardiology examinations

Intended Audience

The primary group of learners will be fellows/trainees and practicing cardiology specialists (MDs) and other professional affiliates (internists with an interest in cardiology) who are preparing to take ABIM Board Review or Recertification Examinations or who seek CME activities to improve patient care in the area of Cardiovascular Medicine.

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