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Heartland Education and Research Foundation will host their 18th annual Cardiovascular Symposium on Saturday,  Oct. 28, 2016 for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses who are interested in increasing their knowledge of the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. 

The free educational event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.   Advanced registration is required by Oct. 23, 2017 at

The full-day Cardiology for the Primary Care Practitioner conference will be led by Kirkeith Lertsburapa, M.D., cardiologist with Heartland Cardiovascular Center- DuPage Medical Group. Participants will learn new therapeutic agents, innovative diagnostic and interventional cardiovascular procedures, and emerging concepts for the treatment of cardiovascular disease in an effort to improve outcomes for cardiovascular patients.

Course faculty includes several members of the Silver Cross Medical Staff including Heartland Cardiovascular Center-DuPage Medical Group physicians Ahmad Abdul-Karim, M.D.; Hazem Al Muradi, MD.; Rob Elgar, D.O.; Parag Jain, M.D.; Kirkeith Lertsburapa, M.D.; Abdul Sankari, M.D.; Sunil Shroff, M.D.; and Jong-Yoon Yi, M.D.  Invited faculty includes Michael Cuttica, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of Northwestern Pulmonary Hyeprtension Program at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; Jayant Raikhelkar, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, University Chicago of Medicine, Department of Medicine; and Rupa Sanghari, M.D., Associate Professor, Director of Nuclear Cardiology and Stress Laboratory and Associate Director Rush Heart Center for Women at Rush University Medical Center.

Symposium participants will receive presentation materials, continental breakfast, lunch, exhibits, and 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits or nursing contact hours.  

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.