CATCH-UP 2017: 8th Annual Cardiac Assist Device Therapy Course


Please note that on-line registration is now closed. In order to register for CATCH-UP 2017, please proceed to the "New Registration" table on Friday, April 21, 2017, located at:

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
Myrna L. Daniels Auditorium
173 Fort Washington Avenue, First Floor
New York, NY 10032
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Registration Fees

Seating in the Myrna L. Daniels Auditorium

  • $325 – Physicians
  • $225 - Nurses and other clinicians
  • $750 - Non-medical professionals

Seating in the side conference rooms (with live broadcast from the Auditorium)

  • $200 - NYP Physicians
  • $100 - NYP Nurses and other clinicians
  • $100 - Residents, cardiovascular trainees and students
  • FREE - NYP residents, cardiovascular trainees and students

Space is limited, early registration is highly encouraged. Registration fees include two days of lectures, course materials, and meals. A confirmation e-mail will be sent upon receipt of registration and payment.


CATCH-UP 2017 is the 8th Annual Cardiac Assist Device Therapy Course hosted by NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. This premier two-day course will further educate on the diagnosis and management of patients with heart failure. Lectures will be given by internationally recognized experts who will address the current clinical practice, use of standard and emerging treatments, and evolution of the field. Didactic sessions, case presentations, and interactive discussions will engender learning and improvement in the management of patients with the full spectrum of heart failure.

Program Co-Directors

Paolo C. Colombo, MD
Yoshifumi Naka, MD, PhD
Hiroo Takayama, MD, PhD
Melana Yuzefpolskaya, MD

Educational Grant/Exhibit Support Interest

If you are interested in supporting this medical education program with an educational grant and/or an exhibit, please contact:

Christine Rein
Medical Education Liaison
Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Surgery, External Affairs
Phone: 212.304.7814

Downloadable Information for Participating Vendors

Please note: A completed floor plan will be distributed on-site and available at the general registration desk upon arrival. Staff will assist in directing you to your exhibit area.

Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Surgery, Office of External Affairs

400 Kelby Street, Floor 9, Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Phone: 212.304.7813

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