Welcome to the
Toronto Course 2019
on Structural & Congenital Heart Disease Intervention
On June 6-8th, 2019, Interventional Cardiologists from across North America will gather in Toronto to attend the Toronto Course on "Complex Congenital and Structural Heart Disease Intervention". This course includes a variety of presentations from world experts, intimate group learning sessions, cased-base workshops, and unique team building exercises. Please view the 2019 Agenda for more details.
The Toronto Course contains a diverse variety of speeches and talks from leading experts in the field, small group break-out sessions, and exciting Interventional Jeopardy and Interventional Olympics sessions.
View stills from some of the most memorable moments of the Toronto Course! The gallery will open in a new window.
The Toronto Course featured multiple "break out" sessions where participants worked in intimate focus groups about various topics in interventional cardiology.
Our world class faculty members speak about the course, their cutting edge research, the latest innovations in Interventional Cardiology, and more!
Cardiologists compete head to head in a battle of grit, wit, and everything in between.
The Toronto Course featured presentations and case studies delivered by the world's leading interventional cardiologists.
Where scholars collide. The Interventional Jeopardy featured the brightest minds in Cardiology, battling for the ultimate prize - bragging rights!
2019 Course Directors & Faculty
Meet our world class structural and congenital heart disease intervention faculty
Dr. Eric Horlick MDCM, FRCPC, FSCAI
Peter Munk Chair in Structural Heart Disease Intervention
Director, Structural Heart Disease Intervention Service, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Dr. Mark Osten MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Associate Director, Structural Heart Disease Program
Fellowship Program Director, Interventional Cardiology
Clinical Researcher, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
Dr. Lee Benson MD, FRCPC, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Paediatrics, University of Toronto
Director, Cardiac Diagnostic and Interventional Unit
The Hospital for Sick Children
Dr. Zahid Amin MD, FSCAI, FAHA, FAAP
William B. Strong Chair and Professor and Section Chief
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Congenital and Structural Heart Disease
Children’s Hospital of Georgia, Augusta University
Dr. Matt Crystal MD, FACC, FSCAI
New York-Presbyterian & Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Columbia University Medical Centre
Associate Director, Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Cardiology
Registered Physiotherapist & Clinical Musculoskeletal Specialist
Advanced Spinal Practitioner, ISAEC
Adjunct Lecturer, University of Toronto Department of Physical Therapy
Director, The Orthopaedic Therapy Clinic, Inc
Dr. Harsimran Sachdeva Singh MD, MSc
Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease,
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, Weill Cornell Medicine
Interventional Cardiology - Congenital and Structural Heart Interventions
Weill Cornell Medical College - New York Presbyterian Hospital
David Blumenthal Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Dr. Robert J. Lederman MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI
Senior Investigator and Chief, Laboratory of Cardiovascular Intervention
Division of Intramural Research
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Dr. Ryan Callahan MD. FSCAI
Boston Children's Hospital
Division of Invasive Cardiology
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Allison K. Cabalka MD. FSCAI
Professor of Pediatrics, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Consultant, Pediatric Cardiology
Director, Congenital Cardiac Laboratory
May Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Dr. Josep Rodés-Cabau MD. FSCAI
Director, Catheterization and Interventional Laboratories of the Quebec Heart and Lung Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine, Laval University
Dr. Tirone David MD. FRCPC, FRCSC
Professor of Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto
Melanie Munk Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre
Vice President, Safety for Air Canada