Clinical Meetings

Creating educational opportunities which empower our membership to achieve excellence in cardiovascular care and intervention is a core CAIC-ACCI value. Our clinical meetings are constructed by our community for our community, are highly inclusive and collaborative.


April 19 - 20, 2024

To: Canadian Interventional Cardiology Community

The 2024 CAIC-ACCI Summit will take place on Friday, April 19 & Saturday, April 20 in Toronto, Ontario. We are in the process of securing a venue and the meeting directors will initiate agenda discussions shortly.

The target audience for Summit includes any physician or surgeon with an interest in minimally invasive coronary or structural heart disease interventions. Structural and Coronary agendas will run concurrently over the two day meeting and attendees are free to participate in any session of interest.

All staff will be charged a $200 registration fee, at the conclusion of the meeting staff will receive a $1200 stipend in order to offset travel costs associated with attending. There is no charge for Fellows to register for the meeting but are not eligible for the stipend.

Should you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact Kevin McKenzie by email ([email protected]) or phone (902-478-7100).

David Wood, Sam Radhakrishnan, Anita Asgar, Janar Sathananthan, Nico Piazza, Samer Mansour, Andrea Lavoie, Mina Madan & Vlad Džavík

CathSHOCK Meeting

CathSHOCK Meeting
November 18, 2023

The annual CathSHOCK meeting is a multidisciplinary conference designed for both physicians and allied health professionals; it will take place in Calgary, Alberta on Saturday, November 18. The agenda will showcase up-to-date approaches and management strategies for cardiogenic shock in the cath lab.

Presentations will focus on:
- The role of a Shock Team in the management of Cardiogenic Shock patients
- Percutaneous Mechanical Circulatory Support options
- MCS-assisted PCI - when and how to decide
- Support of the unstable patient in the cath lab

This meeting will provide a practice-based learning opportunity for the delivery of care when managing cardiogenic shock. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in simulations with both Proceduralist and Allied Health streams.

CanCTO 2023 Meeting
September 22 - 23, 2023

The 2023 CAN*CTO meeting took place in Toronto, Ontario and was specifically designed for operators with an interest in CTO and Complex PCI (e.g. intracoronary imaging, calcium modification, hemodynamic support and bifurcations). The two-day agenda featured simulator workshops, hands-on training with industry support, multiple live cases featuring Panel discussion / debate and interactive presentations). CAN*CTO provided both practical and hands-on educational experiences. You can review the 2023 Agenda and Faculty by clicking the links below.

CAN*CTO Organizing Committee:

Dr. Ram Vijayaraghavan; Dr. Sanjit Jolly; Dr. Allison Hall; Dr. Akshay Bagai; Dr. Basem Elbarouni; Dr. Sanjog Kalra, Matt Sibbald & Dr. Samer Mansour

CAIC-ACCI Fellows' Course
September 15, 16 & 17, 2023

The 2023 CAIC-ACCI Fellows' Course took place on September 15, 16 and 17 in Toronto, Ontario. You can review the 2023 Agenda by clicking the link below. The 2024 course dates are being determined and the course will once again take place at the Doubletree by Hilton Downtown Toronto.

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