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FIT Echo Bootcamp

Presented by the Iowa and Minnesota Chapters of the American College of Cardiology

Join other Fellows in Training for an in-depth study on Echocardiographic Examinations and Emergencies. This four-part virtual series is led by Dr. Rick Marcus of the Iowa Heart Center. There is no cost to attend this educational series.

Mondays & Wednesdays on Zoom

July 10, 12, 17 & 18


Richard H. Marcus M.D.

Iowa Heart Center

Dr. Richard Marcus is one of the nation’s leading experts in the use of echocardiography to diagnose heart disease.

Dr. Marcus, a native of South Africa, received a medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg. He then completed surgery and internal medicine internships at Johannesburg General Hospital; and senior internships in surgery and anesthesiology, and a residency in internal medicine at the Johannesburg Group of Teaching Hospitals.

After two years of military service, Dr. Marcus completed a cardiology research fellowship at the University of Witwatersrand; a clinical cardiology fellowship at the Johannesburg Group of Teaching Hospitals; and a clinical/research fellowship at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

He has held numerous academic and clinical appointments and has published extensively in the areas of valvular heart disease, left ventricular function, ventricular-arterial coupling and Doppler echocardiography. He joined Iowa Heart Center in 1996.

Dr. Marcus is board certified in cardiology and echocardiography, and currently practices at Iowa Heart Center’s West University clinic in West Des Moines.

Content Areas

Session 1: Echocardiographic Examination | July 10th, 2023

Session 2: Echocardiographic Examination | July 12th, 2023

Session 3: Echocardiographic Emergencies | July 17th, 2023

Session 4: Echocardiographic Emergencies | July 19th, 2023

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