THIS week, over 200 cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and allied cardiovascular profession-
Caribbean Cardiology Conference, which will be held July 23 - 26.
Those in attendance will include professionals from all across the Caribbean representing the region's Dutch, English, French and Spanish speaking territories as well as visiting faculty from South America, Can- ada, the United Kingdom and the United States.
The conference theme, "Innovative Solutions to Cardiovascular Challenges and The Caribbean", re- flects the Caribbean Car- diac Society's commitment to educating its members and practitioners in the re- gion on the latest and most cutting edge advances in cardiovascular science and medicine.
Conference faculty will include President-Elect of the American Heart Asso-ciation Dr Elliott Antman
who will make the case for "disruptive innovation" in the continued development of medical therapeutics. Or-ganisers will also welcome Dr Joshua Hare, director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute (ISCI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In de- livering the conference key- note address Dr Hare will highlight the key role stem cells can play in the future of cardiovascular practice.
The meeting will explore the full spectrum of car- diovascular care including interventional cardiology, clinical cardiology, cardiac imaging and the epidemiol- ogy of cardiovascular dis- eases. Conference Chair- man Dr Conville Brown described the upcoming meeting as "a space in which to highlight opportunities for our colleagues to play an integral role in the research, development and applica- tion of new technologies."
"(The 29th Annual Caribbean Cardiology Conference) is a space in which to highlight opportunities for our colleagues to play an integral role in the research, development and application of new technologies."