Winter Conference

Annual Aspirus Heart Care Winter Conference

The Winter Conference is an annual education event offered by Aspirus Heart Care. This year it will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn of Wausau. This educational event covers a wide variety of topics related to heart care and heart health. Topics are presented by experts from Aspirus and throughout the country. The event is free for Aspirus employees and affiliates.

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Conference Details

  • Date: Friday, March 1, 2024 Registration for this event is now closed. 
  • Time: 7:45 am - 4:15 pm (Registration from 7:00 am -7:45 am)
  • Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 151401 County Rd NN, Wausau, WI 54401
  • Other details: Lunch is included 

Hilton Garden Inn is an accessible, barrier-free location. Please contact Aspirus Heart Care at 715-847-2000, extension 55245 if you require any special accommodations.

Intended Audience

This conference is intended for cardiologists, general internists, family practice physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, registered nurses, exercise physiologists, rehabilitation professionals, trainees in medicine and other specialists interested in cardiovascular risk factors and treatment options.

2024 Conference Topics

Additional details still to come, but some of the topics for this year include:

  • Pre-operative Risk Assessment.  Dr. Kurt Pfiefer, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Stress Testing, Calcium Scoring and FFRct. What Test When? Dr. Dan Krause, Aspirus Cardiology
  • Current and New Guidelines for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. Dr. Andrew Mykytsey, Aspirus Cardiology
  • CHF Management & Treatment and Recognizing Risk. Dr. Nunzio Gaglianello, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • The Role of Screening for Peripheral Vascular Disease. Dr. Ben Herdrich, Surgical Associates.
  • Cardiac and Renal Protective Effects of SGLT2 Inhibitors. Dr. Dave Murdock, Aspirus Cardiology
  • Pulmonary Embolism Symptoms, Signs and Treatment. Dr. Marcus Sublette, Aspirus Cardiology
  • Tachycardia/POTS: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment. Dr. Ronnie Ortiz, Aspirus Cardiology

For Exhibitors

Registration for this event is now closed.  The cost to be an exhibitor for this event is $1,500. If you have any questions or need to make other payment arrangements, please email the event organizer.


It is the policy of Aspirus Wausau Hospital that faculty and sponsors disclose real or apparent conflict of interest relating to the topics of the educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/ unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed disclosure will be made in the conference handout materials.