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Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669 for 8.25 Contact Hours.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Akebia Therapeutics, Amarin, AstraZeneca, and Pfizer-Merck Alliance.

3rd Annual New York Cardio-Endo-Renal Collaborative (NY CERC)

3rd Annual New York Cardio-Endo-Renal Collaborative (NY CERC)

Advancing Cardiology Care Through Professional Education®

Saturday, September 28, 2019
The Westin New York at Times Square
270 West 43rd Street
New York NY, 10036


NEW YORK CARDIO-ENDO-RENAL COLLABORATIVE (NY CERC) focuses primarily on the strategic and novel approaches to management of integrated cardiometabolic diseases. This highly pragmatic and engaging conference blends in cutting-edge information delivered by expert academic physicians who, through a multitude of “challenging cases”, provide the latest clinical updates related to state-of-the-art treatment in patient care. This conference will offer you the opportunity to advance your understanding and knowledge of chronic cardiometabolic and associated comorbidities.

Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward cardiologists, endocrinologists, specialty nurse practitioners, specialty physician assistants, certified diabetes educators, other specialty allied health professionals, nephrologists, and other health care professionals (HCPs).

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Akebia Therapeutics, Amarin, AstraZeneca, and Pfizer-Merck Alliance.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be better prepared to:

  • Discuss clinical strategies for evaluation and diagnosis of patients presenting with cardiac, endocrine, and renal disease
  • Evaluate the rationale behind current and emerging testing used in the stratification of cardiometabolic risk in order to optimize the use of current and emerging agents or therapeutic strategies
  • Recognize and devise strategies to manage treatment-related adverse events and side effects in care of patients with cardiac, endocrine, and renal disease
  • Discern the potential clinical impact of recent clinical trial data on management of cardiac, endocrine, and renal disease
  • Identify current strategies and recent advancements in the prevention of cardiometabolic disorders
  • Assess barriers to care of patients with cardiac, endocrine, and renal disease
  • Employ strategies for patient counseling to improve education, preventative practices, adherence, and self-management

Activity Co-Chairs

Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP
Stephen Brunton, MD, FAAFP
Executive Vice President of Education
Primary Care Education Consortium
Murrieta, CA
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Touro University
Vallejo, CA
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, FASH
Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA, FNLA, FASH
Gerald S. Berenson Endowed Chair in Preventive Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
James Underberg, MD, MS, FACPM, FACP, FNLA
James Underberg, MD, MS, FACPM, FACP, FNLA
Immediate Past President of the National Lipid Association
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY


Physicians' Education Resource - CERC19
2 Clarke Drive
Suite 110
Cranbury, NJ 08512
Registration Fees
  Advance Onsite
Physicians $75 $125
Fellows* $75 $125
Nurses, PAs, Other Health Care Professionals $75 $125
Industry** $200 $200

*FELLOWS registration must be accompanied by a letter from your director/chair stating current fellowship for discount. Cannot be combined with other discounts/coupon codes.

**INDUSTRY is defined by PER® as any person employed by a for-profit organization, including biotech, financial, and pharmaceutical.
For registration assistance, please email, or call (888) 949-0045 or (609) 378-3701.
A cancellation fee of 25% will be assessed on refunds requested prior to July 5, 2019, and a 50% fee on refunds requested on July 5, 2019, through July 26, 2019. No refunds will be made after July 26, 2019. There is no charge for substitution. Substitutions can only be applied to the same conference and only two substitutions will be honored.
In the event of a meeting cancellation, full refunds will be processed within 30 days of the cancellation date.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please notify us in order to receive service. Please call (609) 378-3701.

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