News Release

ACC Cardiovascular Summit highlights strategies to optimize the CV team experience, improve patient outcomes

The 3-day summit will feature a variety of opportunities for the entire cardiovascular care team

Meeting Announcement

American College of Cardiology

The American College of Cardiology’s Cardiovascular Summit (CV Summit) will take place on February 16-18, 2023, in Washington, DC, providing CV teams with the latest skills and strategies to advance patient care and sustain workforce well-being. The multi-disciplinary course brings together cardiovascular professionals from all practice settings—private, integrated and academic—and features the latest information on physician compensation, the emergence of private equity, subspecialty clinic formation and more. During the three-day summit, attendees will learn how to employ leadership strategies that foster collaboration, teamwork, diversity and inclusion.

Course director Howard T. Walpole Jr., MD, MBA, FACC, and course co-directors Cathleen Biga, MSN, FACC, and Geoffrey A. Rose, MD, FACC, have designed CV Summit to provide care team members with the necessary skills to advance CV care through improved patient experience, care team well-being, smarter spending and better health outcomes.

Live Sessions Include:

  • Cardiovascular Care in a Value Based World: A Realistic Approach – Barry D. Mangel, MD, FACC – Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, at 12:45 p.m. ET
  • Developing an Action Plan to Address Disparities in Cardiovascular Care – David Brody, MPA; Pamela S. Douglas, MD, MACC; Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, MACC; Toniya Singh, MD, FACC – Thursday, Feb. 16 at 2023, at 4:30 p.m. ET
  • House of Cardiology: 2030 – Edward T. A. Fry, MD, FACC; Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, MACC – Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, at 5:15 p.m. ET
  • The Use of AI in Care of the Cardiovascular Patient – Ami B. Bhatt, MD, FACC – Friday, Feb. 17 at 9:06 a.m. ET


The following abstracts are a selection of the posters being presented. All ACC Cardiovascular Summit abstracts are embargoed until Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 6 a.m. ET.

  • Efficiency of Home-Based Cardiac Telerehabilitation in Improving Physical Capacity and Reduction of Dependence on Social Disability Benefits Under Pension Prevention Program in COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Implementation of a Standardized Telehealth Framework to Improve Access to Cardiology Care
  • Implementation of a 72-hour Outpatient Cardiology Follow-up Pathway for Moderate-Risk Chest Pain Patients Presenting to the ED
  • Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute Health Equity Evaluation of the EVAR Patient’s Journey

If you would like to receive embargoed copies of these abstracts or register for media access to the conference, contact ACC Associate Director for Media Relations Katie Glenn at

The American College of Cardiology is the global leader in transforming cardiovascular care and improving heart health for all. As the preeminent source of professional medical education for the entire cardiovascular care team since 1949, ACC credentials cardiovascular professionals in over 140 countries who meet stringent qualifications and leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. Through its world-renowned family of JACC Journals, NCDR registries, ACC Accreditation Services, global network of Member Sections, CardioSmart patient resources and more, the College is committed to ensuring a world where science, knowledge and innovation optimize patient care and outcomes. Learn more at or follow @ACCinTouch.


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