Taking AIM at Cardiac Rhythm Disorders - "AIM" standing for Awareness, Information, and Making a Difference

September 22, 2017 -   September 24, 2017 Toronto, ON
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

$90.00 $40.00

A conference for patients and their families and all those who have been affected by cardiac rhythm disorders and/or sudden cardiac death.


Event Overview

Please Note that the Current Registration Price is the EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!!
PLEASE only submit once...DO NOT submit multiple times!!
After May 16th, Adult Price $125.
After May 16th, Children's Program, $50.
Conference Points of Interest:
• Effective therapies
• Genetic research
• AEDs and Public Access Defibrillation
• Take Steps to STOP SADS (Fundraiser walk)
• Networking opportunities
• Program for Kids and Teens
Who Should Attend?
• Families living with a cardiac rhythm disorder
• Families with a history of sudden, unexplained death of an
   otherwise healthy child or young adult
• Coaches & Teachers
• Allied Healthcare Professionals including nurses and paramedics
 Speakers Will Include:
• Michael Ackerman, MD, PhD
   Pediatric Cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
• Susan Etheridge, MD
   Pediatric Cardiologist at Primary Children's Centre, Salt Lake City, UT
• Robert Hamilton, MD
   Pediatric Cardiologist at SickKids Hospital, Toronto, ON
• Andrew Krahn, MD
   Cardiologist at Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
• Danna Spears, MD
   Cardiologist at Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON

Event Details

Agenda will be available soon.
How to Book Your Hotel Room:
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
Guests should reference the group name "SADS Canada” or the group code "SI18AB” in order to book the special group rate.

Participating Clinics and Sponsors

Location: Toronto, ON

Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre

Who should attend?

  • Patients and families affected by heritable cardiac arrhythmia disorders
  • Families with a history of sudden unexplained death
  • Health care professionals who interact with these patients test

Point of Interest:

  • Risks and Rewards of Exercise w/SADS conditions
  • Overcoming Personal Challenges of a diagnosis
  • Pregnancy & Childbirth w/SADS conditions
  • Research - What's new, exciting and relevant?
  • Genetic Testing Issues
  • Patients - Their Stories test

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