31st Annual Cardiology Update

Friday - Sunday, August 17-19, 2018
7:45 am - 12:40 pm

Grand Hotel
286 Grand Ave
Mackinac Island, MI 49757


Course Director

Target Audience

The conference will be of particular interest to physicians providing adult primary care and to cardiologists. Other health care professionals, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants who work with cardiology patients, will also find the information helpful.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • evaluate and treat heart failure, CAD, valvular heart disease, pulmonary vascular disease, atrial fibrillation, and aortic disease.
  • describe newer findings in kidney disease and inflammation.
  • discuss strategies for perioperative management.
  • discuss new imaging options for viability.
  • determine when syncope needs further investigation.
  • explain the rationale behind antiplatelet and anticoagulant treatments.

Registration Information

You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending, as we cannot guarantee educational materials for applicants who are not preregistered and prepaid by Friday, August 3, 2018. Payment must accompany registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. The registration rate includes an electronic syllabus, continental breakfast, coffee service, and private reception for participants, faculty and families.

Cancellation Policy

An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing, no later than Friday, August 3, 2018. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Course Syllabus

An electronic syllabus will be available to download during and a week after the course. The URL will be provided at the course. In addition, a printed syllabus can be purchased for an additional fee of $20. The printed syllabus must be purchased no later than Friday, August 3, 2018.

Registration Rates

  • Physician
    • Full Course $730
    • One-Day (Fri. only) $320
    • One-Day (Sat. only) $320
    • One-Day (Sun. only) $320
  • Physician-in-Training, Retired Physician, RN & Allied Health
    • Full Course $560
    • One-Day (Fri. only) $250
    • One-Day (Sat. only) $250
    • One-Day (Sun. only) $250
  • U-M Faculty & Staff
    • Full Course $220
    • One-Day (Fri. only) $100
    • One-Day (Sat. only) $100
    • One-Day (Sun. only) $100

Registration Options

Online: Register Here
Mail or Fax: Registration Form


A block of rooms has been reserved at a special rate at The Grand Hotel. Please use the following form to complete your reservation: Reservation form 


Reservations Department
Grand Hotel, PO Box 286
Mackinac Island, MI, 49757

Fax: (906) 847-0945

Email: groupforms@grandhotel.com

Accreditation & Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Applications have been submitted to the American Osteopathic Association and to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.

Program Schedule

Contact Information

Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education

24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr.
Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

Phone: (734) 232-3469
Fax: (734) 998-0085
Email: intmedcme@umich.edu