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FRIDAY AFTERNOON SESSIONS- NEW to Heart Summit this year! 

Join us as we continue our tradition of excellence in continuing education opportunities through the Heart Summit.

We are delighted to add a special Friday afternoon session specifically for Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician’s Assistants and Nurses.

We have crafted an Agenda of current, practical and clinically relevant cardiovascular topics to enhance and enrich your professional education and add to your current skill set.  

We are pleased to offer 4.25 contact/CE hours through ACCME/ANCC for this afternoon session.  Sessions will be presented by faculty members who specialize in cardiovascular disease and treatment.  

 Our afternoon will begin at 1:00pm and end at 5:00pm.    

This event will take place at the Crowne Plaza on the corner of Shackleford and Markham – 201 S. Shackleford Rd., Little Rock, AR   72211

  The remainder of Heart Summit (if you are attending both days) will take place at Embassy Suites.

The cost for the afternoon sessions is $60.00

If you would like to add the Friday night “Key Note” Dinner, there will be an additional charge of $40

OR you can elect to attend both days (which will include the Friday evening dinner) for $200.

If you have any questions – feel free to email:


DINNER AT THE SUMMIT- Friday Night Keynote Dinner

Friday, August 19, 2017   

Buffet Dinner:   7:30pm-8:30pm

Dr. Ken Kamler:   8:30pm – 9:30pm


Join us Friday evening as we welcome Dr. Ken Kamler as our “Key Note” speaker.   Dr. Kamler is an orthopedic microsurgeon who practices surgery of the hand in New York and extreme medicine in some of the most remote regions on Earth.

Dr. Kamler has treated bear bites in the Arctic and frostbite in the Antarctic.  He has set fractures in the Andes and cared for out-of-breath scuba divers in the Galapagos.  He has performed surgery in the mud of the Amazon rainforest and in a NASA undersea analogue space capsule.  Additionally, he has flown in zero gravity board NASA’s DC-9 “Vomit Comet”, testing robots for eventual use in emergency surgery on the International Space Station.

He has been on six treks to Mount Everest as expedition doctor and climber.  Dr. Kamler himself has climbed to within 900 vertical feet of the summit of Everest and claims to have been the only doctor high on the mountain, during the infamous 1996 storm that claimed 12 lives.  His treatment of survivors was portrayed in the best selling book, Into Thin Air and in the IMAX film, EVEREST (1998).

We are in for quite the treat as Dr. Kamler talks to us about his Everest adventures and Risk & Decision Making.





We are thrilled to have Dr. Mark Hyman – Functional Medicine Specialist from Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine join us on Saturday afternoon for a special session.    Dr. Hyman is dedicated to tackling the root causes of chronic disease by harnessing the power of Functional Medicine to transform healthcare.   


Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician, a ten-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker and educator.   Dr. Hyman has testified before both the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the Senate Working Group on Health Care Reform and Functional Medicine.


Dr. Hyman believes were all deserve a life of vitality --- and that we have the potential to create it for ourselves. 

We are in for a treat!