Colleague Letter

October 1, 2018


Re: 19th Annual National Sarasota Congress for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Update 2019: Time to Focus on Early Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Optimal Diagnosis and Management of Primary and Secondary Cardiovascular Diseases

Date: Friday February 1, 2019 and Saturday February 2, 2019

Location: Hyatt Regency Sarasota, Florida   CME Accredited by FMA

This Congress is sponsored by the International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and the Cardiovascular Center of Sarasota Foundation for Research and Education. 

To All Colleagues, Friends and Healthcare Providers,

We would like to call your attention to the upcoming Congress referenced above.  Your learning experience on cardiovascular disease prevention will be featuring a mixture of state-of-the-art presentations and case-based discussion from 19 of the most renowned professors in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in the country.  The faculty includes the Current and Past Presidents of the American College of Cardiology, American Society for Hypertension, American Society of Heart Failure, Society for Computed Cardiovascular Tomography, and International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and much more.


You will have the chance to interact with expert faculty where you will receive an in-depth review and update in cardiovascular disease in 3 educational sessions discussing:

  • Novel Approach for Cardiovascular Disease Assessment and Prevention
  • Management of Obesity and Diabetes
  • New Guidelines for Hypertension and Dyslipidemia/PCSK9 Inhibitors
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Update on Oral Anticoagulant Management of Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Update on Cardiovascular Risk Factors 2019
  • Update on Cardiovascular Imaging with Emphasis on Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease, Current Diagnosis and Management
  • Women’s Heart Health
  • And Much More


You will combine the education you need with stay at one of the most beautiful cities, in the U.S., Sarasota, Florida, known for beautiful beaches, culture and excellent healthcare facilities and much more.


Please see the attached faculty list and agenda for detailed course information.  Register early and take advantage of nominal and discounted registration fees which is extended until 12/1/2018.  See details at or call 941-366-9800.  For travel and  hotel  arrangements contact Admiral Travel at 941-951-1801 or


We hope we see you at the Congress.  Your participation will make this a course to remember. 





M. El Shahawy, MD, MS, FACP, FASH, FSCCT, FESC, FAHA, FACC, Program Director

President International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (ISCVDP)

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