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Conferences & Symposiums

Providing the best possible care for our patients requires clinicians and health professionals who are well-trained in the latest clinical advances and trends. With that goal in mind, each year Valley Health provides numerous opportunities for medical professionals to learn about recent developments without having to leave the northern Shenandoah Valley. These educational events, featuring national experts as well as local clinical leaders, are open to Valley Health clinicians and those practicing at other healthcare organizations.

Additional information about the various professional educational events presented by Valley Health is available by calling 540-536-8282. Visit this page to access past conference and symposium resources.

Conferences & Symposiums include:

Cardiovascular Conference

The Eugene and Betty Casey Cardiovascular Conference, held each year in April, provides physicians, nurses and technicians with concentrated, comprehensive information on the latest trends and techniques in the care of heart patients.

The 2021 Cardiovascular Conference was a virtual conference held on Friday, February 19.

Chronic Disease Symposium

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately half of all adults have one or more chronic health conditions. Held in early November, this symposium provides physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses and dietitians with the most current information on the care and management of patients with chronic disease.

The 2020 Chronic Disease Symposium was held Friday, November 6. Click here to access presentations from this year's virtual conference.

Neuroscience Symposium

The Neuroscience Symposium is normally held in March. Presented by the Valley Health Neuroscience Center, this symposium provides those attending the opportunity to learn about the latest developments on a range of neuroscience topics. Presenters include local and national experts in the neuroscience field.

The 2021 Neuroscience Symposium was a virtual conference held on Friday, May 21.

Oncology Symposium

Normally held in September each year, this full-day conference provides comprehensive and clinically relevant information to optimize cancer patient care and outcomes.

The 2021 Oncology Symposium will be a half-day virtual conference held on Friday, September 24.

Pulmonary Symposium

This two-day conference held each year in November, covers a wide range of respiratory and cardiopulmonary topics through lectures and breakout labs. The symposium is a valuable educational opportunity for respiratory therapists and other healthcare professionals.

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Pulmonary Symposium has been canceled. We look forward to hosting the next Pulmonary Symposium in 2021.

Rehabilitation Symposium

The Rehabilitation Symposium, normally held in October each year, is a one-day conference presented by Valley Health Rehabilitation Services. Physicians, therapists and other clinicians will receive updates on a range of physical medicine and rehabilitative topics.

Due to COVID-19, the 2021 Rehabilitation Symposium will be presented through a virtual platform supported by Zoom.

These conference and symposiums are presented in partnership with the Winchester Medical Center Foundation. They would not be possible with the Foundation’s ongoing support.

Click here to Access Past Conference and Symposium Resources