Jun 10 - Jun 11
Fri - Sat

CARDIA: Cardiac Arrhythmias, Sudden Death, Inherited Disease, Athletes

Silverado Resort and Spa - Napa, CA

A Continuing Medical Education Conference

Presented by the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease

Conference Contact

Communications and Events Specialist, Chemical and Systems Biology Operations

Featured Session

Fireside Chat: Reaching for the Stars

An interview with Isaiah Austin, 2014 NBA 1st Round Top Draft Pick; Living with Marfan Syndrome

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Message from the Course Director

Dear Colleagues,

Welcome to CARDIA 2016! We invite you to join us in these beautiful surroundings to learn about Athletes, Inherited Cardiovascular Disease, and Sudden Death. We have lined up an exciting program of national and international speakers, all of whom will focus on the latest findings in the field. We have debates and special guests and breakout sessions – something for everyone. We hope you will find time at the breaks to make new acquaintances and continue your learning.  I look forward to meeting you!


Euan Ashley MRCP, DPhil
Associate Professor
Stanford University

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Apply updated American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines for:
    • Diagnosing and managing patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    • Using genetic testing in the diagnosis and management of inherited cardiovascular disease
  • Develop a strategy to evaluate and provide preventive treatment for patients and athletes within sports cardiology with conditions known to be associated with sudden cardiac death
  • Apply new 2015 American Heart Association (AHA) adult and European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) pediatric guidelines for diagnosing and managing patients with:
    • Familial hypercholesterolemia
    • Marfan Syndrome and other aortic disorders