Course Catalog

Conferences & Symposia

Action Stat Boot Camp (CNE)

This boot-camp-style weekend course that offers hands-on training in patient management for nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Learn more >

Adult Congenital Heart Symposium (CME)

Adult congenital heart patients, families, caregivers and healthcare professionals learn about care and treatment options from leading experts. Learn more >

Cardiac MRI Workshop (CME)

This week-long workshop covers the practical applications of cardiac MRI, including basic MRI principles, cardiac anatomy, stress imaging, vascular imaging and more. Learn more >

Cardiology for the Non-Cardiologist (CME)

This one-day conference teaches non-cardiovascular physicians to identify common risk factors, guidelines and treatment approaches for cardiovascular diseases. Learn more >

Cardiovascular Fellows’ Boot Camp

First-year fellows in cardiology, cardiac anesthesiology, cardiac surgery and vascular surgery learn the skills they need on the floor and in the OR. Learn more >

Fundamentals of Manuscript Writing (CME)

Learn how to prepare and write a successful manuscript for peer review and publication. Learn more >

Fundamentals of Transradial Access & Intervention (CME)

This course is designed for interventional cardiologists seeking to hone their skills in transradial access and intervention. Learn more >

Houston Heart Failure Summit (CME)

The Heart Failure Summit provides a comprehensive update on the prevention and management of heart failure for physicians and other health care professionals. Learn more >

Heart of a Woman (CME)

This one-day course for the public and healthcare professionals educates women about gender-specific symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. Learn More >

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center Grand Rounds (CME)

Guest speakers present on topics in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, vascular surgery and various imaging modalities. (1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™) Learn more >

ISEVS Symposium: International Society of EndoVascular SpecialistsNEW

This conference updates endovascular specialists on the latest interventional cardiovascular imaging techniques. Learn more >

Kostas Cardiovascular Nanomedicine International Meeting (CME)

International experts showcase the latest medical advances, treatments, leading-edge research, and future trends in cardiovascular disease and nanomedicine. Learn more >

Multimodality Cardiovascular Imaging Symposium (CME)

This program offers hands-on experience with heart specimens to better visualize and understand cardiac and valvular structure and enhance correlations with cardiac imaging. Learn more >

Open Aortic Training

Experienced vascular surgeons guide trainees through open aortic exercises on Pontresina aortic models and cadaver models in this intensive two-day course focused on aortic repair. Learn more >

Pre-Intern Training for Vascular Residents

This course teaches 4th-year medical students matched into integrated vascular surgery residencies the skills they need on the floor and in the OR. Learn more >

Pulmonary Embolism Summit (CME)

This summit covers current advancements and care of patients with pulmonary embolism and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Learn more >

Pumps & Pipes

Pumps & Pipes brings together experts from medicine, energy and aerospace to collaborate and solve problems by “exploring your neighbor’s toolkit.” Learn more >

Re-Evolution Summit (CME)

This conference provides evidence-based didactic lectures and expert-instructed, hands-on exposure in all aspects of minimal access cardiac surgery with an emphasis on hybrid approaches. Learn more >

Southwest Valve Summit (CME)

This Southwest Valve Summit highlights case-based decision making for the accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of heart valve disorders. Learn more >

VASA Practicum: Vascular Access Society of the AmericasNEW

This hands-on practicum on hemodialysis access provides hands-on experience with surgical and interventional procedures for creating and maintaining vascular access for hemodialysis. Learn more >

Vascular Conference for the Multidisciplinary Team (CNE)

Nurses, NPs, Pas, and technicians will learn about the latest testing, surgical techniques and devices used by the vascular surgery team. Learn more >

Internal Courses

Cardiac Catheterization Conference

Learn about invasive procedures performed in the cardiac catheterization lab. Participants view images of diseased coronary arteries, peripheral artery disease, abnormalities in heart chambers and heart valves and review the normal anatomy and physiology of the coronary arteries. Neal Kleiman, MD, moderates.

Cardiac Electrophysiology Conference

This weekly, faculty-moderated review of electrophysiology topics includes electrophysiology case studies, discussion of how to interpret tracings and review of the literature. Paul Schurmann, MD, and Miguel Valderrábano, MD, moderate.

Cardiology Core Lecture Series and Fellows Board Review

Cardiology fellows prepare for boards and recertification using the DVD curriculum of the Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Review Course for Cardiology Boards & Recertification. Meetings include lectures on state-of-the-art subjects in cardiovascular medicine and question and answer sessions. Chief Fellow moderates

Cardiology Fellows Research Conference

Discussion centers around recent randomized multicenter clinical trials published in the literature. Craig Pratt, MD, moderates.

Cardiovascular Imaging Journal Club Conference

Cardiovascular imaging fellows and a faculty moderator discuss recently published articles in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE), Circulation and Circulation Imaging.

Cardiovascular Imaging Research Conference

Discussion of interesting vascular case studies. Moderated by Dipan Shah, MD.

Cardiovascular Regeneration Conference

Researchers will present the Journal Club article. John Cooke, MD, PhD, moderates.

Cardiovascular Research Seminar

Faculty presentations on issues related to heart care research and advancements. William Zoghbi, MD, moderates.

Congenital Heart Conference

Discuss upcoming congenital heart cases and review with C. Huie Lin, MD, PhD, and Thomas MacGillivray, MD.

Heart Failure Lecture Series

Cardiology faculty, fellows and residents discuss heart failure topics and case studies. Imad Hussain, MD, moderates.

Heart Valve Conference

Case discussions and literature review. Physicians discuss current cases, diagnostic considerations and strategies, available treatment options and surgical intervention where appropriate. Stephen Little, MD, moderates.

Heart Valve Science Discussion

Heart valve fellows discuss two to three recently published journal articles. Stephen Little, MD, moderates.

Interventional Cardiology Journal Club

Interventional cardiology fellows discuss recently published articles on interventional cardiology. Neal Kleiman, MD, moderates.

Multidisciplinary Ischemic Heart Disease Conference

Faculty-moderated discussion of current ischemic heart disease cases and review of the relevant literature. Physicians discuss the best treatments for patients. Mahesh Ramchandani, MD, and Neal Kleiman, MD, moderate.

Multimodality (Echo/MRI/CT/Nuclear) Conference

Real-time presentation and discussion of different imaging modalities. Dipan Shah, MD, moderates.

Vascular Imaging Conference

Discussion of interesting vascular case studies. Zsolt Garami, MD, moderates.

Vascular Surgery Conference

Vascular surgery, faculty, fellows and residents will discuss vascular case studies and other vascular surgery topics. Eric Peden, MD, moderates.

Public Outreach

Adult Congenital Heart Symposium

Adult congenital heart patients, families, caregivers and healthcare professionals learn about care and treatment options from leading experts. Learn More >

Heart Failure Management Conference

This educational program for patients, families and caregivers is focused on heart failure management, dealing with diagnosis and self-care. Learn More >

Heart of a Woman

This one-day course for the public and healthcare professionals educates women about gender-specific symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. Learn More >

Pumps & Pipes

Pumps & Pipes brings together experts from medicine, energy and aerospace to collaborate and solve problems by “exploring your neighbor’s toolkit.” Learn More >

Save a Life

DeBakey Education and Training teams up with the American Heart Association to offer free hands-only CPR training and certification. Learn More >