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Upcoming Events 2023


Association of inherited cardiac conditions (AICC)
Annual Conference
Cavendish Conference Centre, London
24th November 2023

See here for AICC 2023 Training Day and Conference Programme

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Postgraduate Course in Heart Failure London 2023 (PCHF)

This a course for cardiologists and residents with at least two years’ experience in cardiology coming from the UK, European countries and overseas. PCHF London started in January 2019 very successfully with its first module with a distinguished faculty from the United Kingdom and worldwide. The course consists of six modules over a two year’s period ending with a certification in heart failure management. Fiind further information at

Do not miss this great opportunity, the 3rd edition starts in June 2023! Register here.


Royal Society of Medicine
ICC Core Training Day 20th April 2023

Meeting organisers: Prof Sam Mohiddin/Dr Paz Tayal in conjunction with the AICC

Draft programme:

    • Introduction and Overview

    • ​Approach to a patient with ICC

    • Case 1: Sudden death in 1st degree family member

    • Genetic screening and testing: what a cardiologist needs to know 

    • Discussion: Genetics in the clinic

    • Case 2: Chest pain, elevated troponin – but it’s not ACS

    • ICC: Cardiomyopathies

    • HCM: Special scenarios

    • ‘Help, my HCM patient is …going to theatre/…is pregnant/…pilots a 747!

    • HCM and DCM risk stratification

    • Discussion: Cardiomyopathy management by non specialists 

    • Case 3: What to do about the funny looking ECG in a young fit person?

    • ICC: Channelopathies and sudden cardiac death

    • Case 4: Pregnant and breathless – is there more to it?   

    • ICCs and cardio-obstetrics

    • ICC: Vascular - Aortopathies

    • Drugs you may not have heard of… yet!

Adult and Paediatric Cardiovascular Pathology 

Thursday - Friday 15th - 16th June 2023 


Course hosted by St George’s, University of London

Organisers: Professor Mary N Sheppard & Dr Joseph Westaby

This course approaches the practical problems that face the diagnostic pathologist when dealing with cardiovascular pathology, which is the most common cause of death in the western world.  Topics covered include: Cardiac dissection, sudden cardiac death, cardiomyopathies, inherited cardiac disease, myocarditis, coronary artery and aortic diseases. We will demonstrate cardiac specimens from our large collection. CPD accreditation is being sought from the Royal College of Pathologists.

  • Course fees: Consultants £400 Full Rate | £200 Daily Rate

  • Trainees, coroners, coroner officers and APTs

  • £300 Full Rate | £150 Daily Rate

Registration via email:


Thursday 15th June 2023

08.45 - 09.00            Introduction Mary N Sheppard

Session 1:                  

09.00 - 09.25            Role of Medical examiner in England and Wales                     

09.25 - 09.50            The role of toxicology in the autopsy                                             

09.50 - 10.15            The coroner’s perspective on sudden death                              

10.15 - 10.40            Panel discussion 

Session 2:                                                                                       

10.55 - 11.20            Myocarditis                                                                                         

11.20 - 11.50            Non atheromatous coronary artery disease                                   

11.50 - 12.20            Sudden cardiac death in children                                                  

12.20 - 12.45            Panel discussion                       

                                   Lunch break              

Session 3:    

13.45 – 14.45           Keynote lecture: Sudden arrhythmic death syndrome                          

14.45 - 16.30            Cardiac specimen viewing and dissection demonstration


Friday 16th June 2023

08.45 - 09.00             Introduction and Update from day 1                                

Session 4:                                                                                       

09.00 - 09.30             National Coroners and NHS pathway for sudden death                

09:30 - 10:00             Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy                                                       

10.00 - 10.30             Sudden cardiac death in adolescents                                              

10.30 - 11.00             Panel discussion

11.00 - 11.15             Coffee break and networking


Session 5:                                                                                        

11.15 - 12.00             Forensic investigation of Sudden Death                                             

12.00 - 12.30             Ischaemic heart disease                                                                      

12.30 - 12.45             Panel discussion with the speakers

12.45 - 13.45             Lunch break and networking

13.45 - 15.15             Cardiac specimen viewing and demonstration


Session 6:                                                                                       

15.15 - 15:35             Causes of left ventricular hypertrophy                                         

15.35 - 15.55             Aortic disease                                                                                  

15.55 - 16.10             Panel discussion with the speakers

16.00 - 16.30             Interesting cases                                                                          

                                    Final remarks                


Core Learning in Inherited Cardiac Conditions (CLICC) 2023

The aim of this programme is to provide core training in inherited cardiac conditions (ICC). Increasingly many ICC patients will be managed in secondary care settings. Through the CLICC programme, the aim is to develop our current ICC workforce and to inspire the next generation of ICC specialists.

Curriculum: Six sessions per year

  • Prior Modules covered during 2022:

    • Session 1: Introduction to ICC and genetics 

    • Session 2: Inherited cardiomyopathies 

    • Session 3: Inherited arrhythmia syndromes 

    • Session 4: Aortopathies and pregnancy

    • Session 5: Sports cardiology and genetics 

    • Session 6: Paediatrics, neuromuscular and mitochondrial disease

Talks available here

  • Modules in design for 2023 - check back here soon for further details!

Booking to follow soon
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