The FMDSA Annual Meeting. Celebrating 20 Years!

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The FMDSA Annual Meeting. Celebrating 20 Years!

The most powerful meeting anyone interested in learning FMD can attend. Patients, family members, and medical professionals are welcome!

By Fibromuscular Dysplasia Society of America (FMDSA)

When and where

Date and time

May 19 · 6:30pm - May 20 · 4pm EDT


Crowne Plaza Cleveland at Playhouse Square 1260 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115

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About this event

  • 21 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Friday, May 19th

Friday evening, starting at 6 pm, we will host a reception with live music featuring a Frank Sinatra band. We will also have a raffle which attendees find fun and just love. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. Stay tuned for more details.

Saturday, May 20th

Registration starts at 7 am, and a continental breakfast will be served. The Annual Meeting will start promptly at 8 am and will conclude by 4 pm. Please note that all events take place on the 2nd floor of the Crown Plaza Hotel.

Topics include:

What is Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)?

Treatment of Cervical Artery Dissection and Intracranial Aneurysms

Headaces and Treatment Options

Identifying the Patient Likely to Benefit from Renal Artery Angioplasty

Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: treatment, exercise, and the iSCAD Registry

What We Have Learned in the Last Year on the Cause of FMD and SCAD

Update on the European FMD Registry

Speakers include:

Dr. Jeffrey Olin - Mt Sinai, New York

Dr. Heather Gornik - University Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

Dr. Esther Kim - Atrium Health, North Carolina

Dr. Deborah Reed - Cleveland Clinic, Ohio

Dr. Santhi Ganesh - University of Michigan

Dr. Jason Kovacic- Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia

Dr. Shazam Hussain - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Dr. Alexandre Persu - Brussels, Belgium

We are still finalizing additional speakers and topics. Stay tuned!

Event speakers and details are subject to change.***Please note that the Cleveland Marathon races are on the same weekend. Hotel, transportation, and restaurants should be booked in advance. The hotels in Downtown Cleveland are expected to sell out.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Getting downtown from the airport takes 25 minutes via a cab, Uber, or Lyft. There is also a train located at the airport that takes you to the central downtown area.

There is valet parking provided for a fee at the hotel. You may find less expensive parking options at garages within walking distance of the hotel.

Cancellation Policy - Cancellations received in writing on or before April 15th will be refunded minus a $25 administration fee. Cancellations received in writing between April 15th, and May 1st will be refunded minus 50% of the registration fee. No refunds will be made after May 1st. Your registration may be transferred.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please contact or by phone at 216-834-2410

Health and Safety The health and safety of the Annual Meeting participants are among our highest priorities. Attendees should be aware that while we will make every effort to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, it is possible that attendees will come in contact with people in airports, on public transportation, and in other public areas with individuals who could potentially carry the virus. The FMDSA will follow CDC recommendations when informing participants about decisions pertaining to health and safety precautions for the 2023 Annual Meeting.If you are attending the Annual Meeting, we recommend that you take the following precautions:

Ensure that your COVID-19 vaccinations are up to date.

Take a rapid COVID test within 24 hours prior to your departure for the Annual Meeting, and do not attend in person if you test positive.

Do not attend the meeting if you have symptoms of a respiratory infection, and leave the meeting if you develop such symptoms.

Wear a mask in crowded indoor settings except while eating.

Follow all health and safety protocols as required by the Annual Meeting facility and local and state health departments.

Registered attendees will be notified in advance of any changes to Annual Meeting precautions, recommendations, or requirements.

About the organizer

Awareness, Education and Research since 2003.

The Fibromuscular Dysplasia Society of America, Inc. was founded on March 11, 2003 and received tax exempt status on October 7, 2003. FMDSA is a Delaware nonprofit corporation which is classified by the IRS as exempt under IRC Section 501(c)(3) and as a "public charity" under IRC Section 509. Donations from individuals and corporations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

FMDSA has become the recognized leader in the support of Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD) awareness, education and research. We have achieved our goal by successfully raising money for the purpose of awarding FMD research grants, building awareness programs, and educating the public and medical communities about FMD.

We are a not-for-profit organization and programs like these can not succeed without your support. Through volunteerism, membership, financial contributions, and event participation, the FMDSA can fulfill our vision and improve the quality of life of those affected by Fibromuscular Dysplasia.   

$200 – $300