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2012 New Brunswick Heart Centre Symposium

(SAINT JOHN) September 17, 2012 - Physicians and staff at the New Brunswick Heart Centre strive to be leaders in heart health and wellness. They are the driving force behind improved education, research and exceptional patient care. At no time does their passion and devotion to being leaders in cardiovascular health become more apparent than when they host their nationally-recognized annual symposium on cardiovascular medicine.

Now in its 22nd year, the highly acclaimed New Brunswick Heart Centre Symposium is a forum for health-care professionals including cardiologists, internists, cardiac surgeons and other health-care personnel from across the country to discuss cardiovascular health, wellness and rehabilitation. Through lectures, educational sessions and interactive workshops, participants are provided with a comprehensive review of the field of cardiovascular medicine.  

"This year's program has been expanded to give the participants exposure in key areas of cardiovascular medicine, as well as focused sessions on selected areas of current interest," says Dr. David Bewick, director of cardiovascular health, wellness and heart function clinic for the New Brunswick Heart Centre and chairman of the symposium. "This event is recognized throughoutCanadaas providing a timely and comprehensive review, with an emphasis on clinically relevant subjects." 

The impact of the symposium and its relevance to the quality of healthcare inNew Brunswickis clear to Janine Doucet, administrative director of the New Brunswick Heart Centre. 

"Year after year, participants comment on how impressed they are with the symposium and how important it is to the advancement of cardiovascular health care," says Doucet. 

Doucet also notes that participants continually express how inspired they are by the dedication of health-care professionals inNew Brunswick. "They are an extraordinary group that continues to devote themselves to furthering their knowledge and expertise so that they may provide the best care possible to patients from across the province." 

"Horizon Health Network is proud of the New Brunswick Heart Centre for continuing to establish itself as a vital component of health care in our province," says Donald J. Peters, President and CEO, Horizon Health Network.  "We wish them great success with their upcoming cardiovascular symposium, which will once again showcase their desire to share their expertise with health-care professionals from acrossCanada."

 The 22nd Annual New Brunswick Heart Centre Symposium will be held September 20-22 inSaint John,NB. 

 

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