Mark your calender for the 2019 Cardiovascular & Stroke Regional Conference. This year's event will take place Wednesday, September 18th through Friday, September 20th at the Wilmington Convention Center.
Dean Ornish, MD
Dr. Ornish is a physician, educator, researcher, author, and leader in the field of medicine. His research has spanned more than 35 years and proves that comprehensive lifestyle changes can improve chronic conditions and transform lives.
Dr. Ornish has authored six best-selling books and his research has been published in many of the nation's leading peer-reviewed journals and textbooks. The “Ornish Diet” has been rated “#1 for Heart Health” by U.S. News & World Report every year since 2011.
Pre-conference workshops will be held Wednesday, September 18:
- Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS) Review Course
- Certified Heart Failure Nurse (CHFN) Review Course
Click here to learn more about the workshops.
Where to Stay
Embassy Suites Wilmington Riverfront has reserved a block of rooms for attendees of the Cardiovascular & Stroke Regional Conference. Click here to reserve your room.
The Wilmington Convention Center and Embassy Suites Wilmington Riverfront are located in the heart of Wilmington's River District. Click here to see what's nearby.
What to Do in Wilmington
Consider spending time exploring Wilmington while you're here for the conference.
Wilmington is a dynamic coastal city with a variety of events and activities for the whole family. Check out some of the attractions Wilmington has to offer:
Marlene Sigler Scholarship - Apply by August 15
This annual scholarship is named for beloved NHRMC team member Marlene Sigler who passed away from multiple myeloma. A $1,000 is awarded to any healthcare professional practicing in the area of cardiovascular care and enrolled in a higher education program. Learn more about the scholarship and how to apply here.
Call for Abstracts - Deadline August 15
New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s Cardiovascular & Stroke Regional Conference is now accepting research abstracts for poster and oral presentations. The selection committee is seeking relevant poster abstracts related to the prevention, pre-hospital management, acute care, and rehabilitation phases of cardiac, cerebral, and vascular patient care. Learn more about the criteria and how to submit here: Call for Research Abstracts