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Available for 5.00 CME/CNE/CPE Credits

Midwest Regional PH Summit – Management of Pulmonary Hypertension with Comorbidities

Available for 5.00 CME/CNE/CPE Credits

Saturday, October 14, 2023
9:00am – 2:45pm CT
Chicago, IL

InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel
505 M. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Meeting Room: Avenue Ballroom (Lobby Level)

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This event is in-person only. No livestream is available.

Summit Overview

The Midwest Regional Pulmonary Hypertension Summit will highlight the management of pulmonary hypertension with other coexisting comorbidities. Watch discussions of leading experts on the appropriate risk stratification, management of pulmonary hypertension, and optimal patient care practices. Attending this event will transform clinical practice and improve patient outcomes by enhancing knowledge of:

  • Appropriate risk stratification for effective PH management
  • Updates on ERS/ERC guidelines for diagnosing and treating PH
  • Management of PH alongside CTEPH/CTED, lung disease-associated PAH, and CTD-associated PAH

Summit Chairs

Vallerie V. McLaughlin, MD

Associate Chief Clinical Officer,
Cardiovascular Services
Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Michael J. Cuttica, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Northwestern Pulmonary Vascular
Disease Program
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

A range of regional faculty will join the chairs


Check-in and Breakfast
Welcome and Introduction
Overview of New ERS/ESC Guideline Recommendations
Focus on CTD-PAH and ILD
Left Heart Disease in PH
Handling Real-World Cases in PH
Closing Remarks

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Explain the ERS/ERC guideline updates
  • Evaluate available evidence-based data and patient management strategies for PH
  • Identify opportunities to apply effective management strategies to improve patient outcomes

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of the interprofessional team, including:

  • Cardiologists
  • Pulmonologists
  • Echocardiographers
  • Sonographers
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Other clinicians involved in the management of patients with PH

The Venue

Come join us at a historic Chicago hotel!

The 2023 Midwest Regional PH Summit will be held at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, a classically historic Chicago hotel situated along the Magnificent Mile, Chicago’s premier commercial district. The fives star-luxury hotel sits within a city renowned for jazz and extraordinary architecture, and evokes the grandeur and glamor of the Roaring Twenties.

Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) and TotalCME, Inc. GLC is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 5.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

Fee Information : There is no fee for this educational activity.

Participants will be invited to complete an evaluation form at the end of the event. A statement of credit will be issued upon receipt of the evaluation form. If you are a registered user of MedEd On The Go, you will receive a certificate in your online bank immediately upon completion. If you complete a paper form, a certificate will be manually processed and emailed to you.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Division of Janssen Pharmaceuticals and United Therapeutics Corporation.
Jointly provided by the Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) and Total CME, LLC.