Society for Pediatric Pathology

Pediatric Pathology Events

Advanced Congenital Cardiac Morphology
Sunday, Nov. 10, to Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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Course Overview
This five-day course is a comprehensive examination of the morphology of congenital heart disease, led by Paul M. Weinberg, MD, FAAP, FACC, renowned cardiac morphologist. There are sessions on echocardiography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and surgical correlation by distinguished faculty. The purpose of the course is to fill the need for detailed knowledge of the cardiac anatomy in all forms of congenital disease. The course is designed for senior, junior and trainee cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, pathologists, pathology assistants, echocardiography sonographers and other medical professionals interested in congenital heart disease.


Upon completion of this CME activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the key anatomical aspects of all forms of congenital heart disease
  2. Apply their anatomical knowledge to performance or interpretation of imaging
    studies of congenital heart disease
  3. Know the key anatomical features that influence surgical decision-making for repair of congenital heart defects
  4. Properly classify congenital heart defects
  5. List commonly associated congenital heart defects, as well as those that rarely — or never — occur together

ACCME Accreditation Statement
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for

AMA Credit Designation Statement
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia designates this live activity for a maximum of
35.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hotel Information
Rooms have been reserved at reduced rates at the Sheraton Philadelphia University
City Hotel. The Sheraton has convenient access to Center City Philadelphia, Amtrak’s
30th Street Station, I-76 and Philadelphia International Airport. The special rate for a single- or double-occupancy room is $172 plus a 16.37 percent room tax. Participants are required to make their own hotel reservations by calling the hotel at 215-387-8000.

Please mention the name of the conference when making your reservations. This special room rate will be available until Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. After that date, reservations will be accepted based on space and rate availability.