2019 Board Review Course in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Live Meeting

CME: 29.25

- Duration: Four days

Activity Description:

2019 Board Review Course - Chicago, IL
Registration Coming Soon

The Heart Rhythm Society’s Annual Board Review Course is the preferred resource for physicians seeking a comprehensive review of content focused on preparation for the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certification and recertification examinations in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (CCEP). The Board Review Course also provides preparation for the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) exams for electrophysiology (CEPS) and device (CCDS) certification.The course provides expert guidance on the essential EP curriculum. For those not preparing for an exam, this course is an excellent update and overview of cardiac electrophysiology.  MOC Available: Participants of the livecourse can receive 29.25 ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Points as well as 29.25 CME credits.


Board Review Course Scholarships

The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of scholarships to qualifying individuals. The scholarship covers registration for Board Review Course, Board Review Course On Demand, and the Self-Assessment and Exam Prep in CCEP Online Study Module. The scholarships are open to HRS members and those with membership applications pending (submit an application at www.HRSonline.org/membership ). Training in an ACGME accredited CCEP program must have been completed in 2018 or 2019 to qualify. You must not be receiving support to attend Board Review Course from other sources, and you cannot be a past recipient of an HRS Board Review Course scholarship.  The Heart Rhythm Society will share the names of applicants with the sponsor and will share the names and contact information of awardees with the sponsor.

The application site will open on this page April 16 and remain open until Friday, April 26 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time, after which a random drawing of names will take place.  Those qualifying individuals whose names are drawn will be notified on or before May 3.  

Support for Board Review Course Scholarships is provided by Boston Scientific Corporation.


Board Review On Demand

Purchase Board Review On Demand 2018 NOW.* Board Review On Demand 2019 can be purchased at a deep discount with the live course.  Access to the 2019 product will begin in August, 2019. Board Review On Demand as a stand-alone product will be available for purchase in August, 2019

*Board Review On Demand confers CME credits only (no MOC)


Online Self-assessment and Study Tool

Self-Assessment and Exam Prep Online Module consists of 100 ABIM style questions contributed by over 60 experts in the field, providing a comprehensive review and self-assessment that will prepare you for exam success. Access to this product begins on or before June 1, 2019. 


AMA Credit Designation

The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


AMA Credit Designation
The Heart Rhythm Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 29.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AMA has determined that physicians not licensed in the United States who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 29.25MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.



The Board Review Course provides a forum for the open exchange and discussion of research results and scientific advancements in the field of cardiovascular pacing and electrophysiology; however, the Society makes no representation or warranty as to the truth, originality, or accuracy of the information presented at the Board Review Course or in materials distributed in connection with them. Nor are the views expressed by the individual speakers necessarily the views of the Society. The Heart Rhythm Society supports the ACCME's policy on evidence-based content and encourages faculty to adhere to these standards when planning a presentation.


Industry Support

It is the policy of the Heart Rhythm Society to ensure balance, independent objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its certified educational programs. Everyone involved in the planning and participation of continuing medical education activities are required to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations. In accordance with the ACCME's Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education, all faculty and planning partners must disclose any financial relationship(s) or other relationship(s) held within the past 12 months. The Heart Rhythm Society implements a mechanism to identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to delivering the educational activity to learners. Detailed disclosure information will be disclosed prior to the activity and in the activity slides.



Hyatt Regency O'Hare
9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Rosemont, IL60018
Hotel information coming soon

Course Directors/Faculty:

Course Director

John M. Miller, MD, FHRS

John M. Miller, MD, FHRS
Professor of Medicine
Krannert Institute of Cardiology 
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN



Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, MD, FHRS

Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, MD, FHRS 
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacemaker Laboratory
Medical College of Virginia - Richmond, VA 

Gregory F. Michaud, MD, FHRS

Gregory F. Michaud, MD, FHRS
Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical School
Chief, Arrhythmia Service
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the current guidelines related to evaluation and management of patients with cardiac rhythm disturbances
  • Describe the role of electrophysiologic testing in managing patients with bradyarrhythmias and tachyarrhythmias
  • Identify the advantages and limitations of diagnostic electrophysiologic methods
  • Identify the role of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies for the treatment of arrhythmias
  • Recognize the basic electrophysiology and genetics of inherited conditions associated with cardiac arrhythmias
  • Recognize clinical, electrocardiographic, and electrophysiologic characteristics of specific cardiac arrhythmia syndromes
  • Interpret complex electrophysiologic and electrocardiographic tracings
  • Interpret stored electrograms from pacemakers and ICDs

Target Audience:

EP fellows, clinical cardiac EPs, directors, of EP labs, cardiologists, MDs taking the ABIM CCEP Board Certification Exam, MDs taking the ABIM CCEP Recertification Exam

Cardiologists and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologists seeking a review of the core EP curriculum.

Contact Information:

Laurel Blaydes, Manager, Education Programs and Services
Tel: 202-464-3484