2024 Georgia Heart & Vascular Symposium



2024 Georgia Heart & Vascular Symposium
June 21-22, 2024
Chateau Elan Winery & Resort
Braselton, GA

Committed to care informed and enriched by the spirit of discovery and new technologies, this two-day program will feature talks from world renowned leaders across the spectrum of cardiovascular specialties and provide a patient-centric overview of the future of heart care. This program includes live cases, debates, exhibits, a session for EMS, and gala with live entertainment! 

ABIM MOC and Medical Education credits will be awarded. Physicians, advanced practice providers, EMS, nurses, and other clinical professionals would benefit from attending this program.

“I go to a lot of symposiums, and I’d say this one was one of the best I’ve seen – the breadth and quality; I was very impressed.”

2024 Program

View the 2024 Georgia Heart & Vascular Program

The annual symposium is part of Georgia Heart’s commitment to care informed and enriched by the spirit of discovery and new technologies that will:

  • Educate physicians, advanced practitioners and other medical professionals on advances in cutting-edge research, technology and innovation related to the clinical care of patients with cardiovascular disease.
  • Offer 14.5 CME and MOC credits (credits for nurses, techs and EMS will be applied for)
  • Showcase exhibits and networking opportunities
  • Host the much-anticipated gala with dinner, drinks and live music and entertainment!


This symposium offers registration for on-site and online attendance.

Employees of Georgia Heart Institute, NGHS & NGPG: visit Connect for organization discount information.

“I think this was a great event, a lot of practical information, a lot about what we can see in the future, a lot of team building and what it takes to practice cardiology well.”

Keynote Speakers

Peter Fitzgerald, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus Medicine & Engineering
Stanford University Medical Center

Presentation: Revolutionizing Healthcare with AI

About Dr. Fitzgerald

Dr. Peter Fitzgerald is the Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Technology at Stanford University Medical School. He is an Interventional Cardiologist and has a PhD in Engineering. He has led or participated in over 175 clinical trials, published over 650 manuscripts/chapters, and lectures worldwide.  He has trained over 150 post-docs in Engineering and Medicine in the past decade.

Peter has been principal/founder of twenty-four medical device companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Eighteen of these have gone public or transitioned to large healthcare/consumer companies. He serves on several boards of directors, advised dozens of medical device startups as well as multinational healthcare companies in the design and development of new diagnostic and therapeutic devices in the cardiovascular arena.

Brian King, BS, NRP, FP-C 

Chief Executive Officer, FOAMfrat 

Presentation: Small Steps to Giant Leaps: How 1% Improvement Leads to Drastic Change 

About Brian King

Everyone wants to improve, but when thinking about improving, they have big goals, shoot for the stars, and do not think about how small changes can lead to drastic improvements. Most want instant gratification. How 1% makes all the difference is that small changes and improvements can profoundly impact and lead to drastic improvements.  

Brian is the Chief Executive Officer of FOAMfrat and a Flight Paramedic with ChristianaCare LifeNet. 

Brian completed his paramedic education at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. He obtained an associate degree in EMS from Thomas Jefferson University and a bachelor’s degree in healthcare from Wilmington University.  

Brian is an active educator and has presented regularly at local, state, and national conferences. 

Brian’s clinical and educational interests include advanced ventilator management, resuscitation of hemorrhagic shock, spaced learning, the building of clinical excellence, and the novel approach to education.


Book lodging before May 16
Georgia Heart Institute is holding a discounted room block for June 20-22 (two nights) at Chateau Elan Inn that expires May 16, 2024. To book guest rooms under the block, visit Georgia Heart 2024. You can also call Reservations at 678-425-0900 ext. 1 or email reservations@chateauelan.com


Chateau Elan Winery & Resort

100 Rue Charlemagne Dr,
Braselton, GA 30517

Georgia Heart Institute is holding a discounted room block at
Chateau Elan Winery & Resort.


Interested in sponsoring our event? Learn about the available Sponsorship Opportunities and Exhibit Guidelines. Contact Suzanne McNail at suzanne.mcnail@nghs.com.

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