Hospitalist & Resusitationist 2023 has ended
HR2023 is a cutting edge acute care medicine conference that will give you the latest in evidence based, physiology informed practice. In this hybrid format (online + in-person) there are two tracks for the conference (you choose live which one you want to attend!). One is focused on hospitalist medicine and the other on resuscitation. Both come with a world-class speakers, practical physiology, and workshops.

HR2023 runs September 28th and 29th at the Montreal Heart Institute, with pre and post conferences on the 27th and 30th of September. If you can’t make it in-person, register for the online-only option to access dozens of high-quality pre-recorded lectures, and then also zoom into the conference live on the days of.

On the "Schedule" tab of this website, you will find the core-conference program, but you can discover the amazing pre-conference lectures offered online, in the "Pre-Conference Material" tab. 


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Frederik Verbrugge

MD, PhD, MSc, Cardiologist - Intensive Care Physician
University Hospital Brussels, Belgium
Frederik H. Verbrugge is a Cardiologist/Intensive Care physician with dedicated interest in heart failure, (exercise) hemodynamics & cardiorenal physiology. Prof. Dr. Verbrugge graduated as M.D. in 2010 (KU Leuven, Belgium), obtained his Ph.D. in 2015 (Hasselt University, Belgium) & received an M.Sc. in Clinical Trials in 2022 (Oxford University, UK). He is currently employed as Clinic Head/Clinical Professor at University Hospital Brussels/Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium), where he cares for patients with heart failure & cardiac devices, attends the cardiac intensive care unit, and runs the exercise physiology lab. For his research, Prof. Dr. Verbrugge has an affiliation with the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases of the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN, US). He currently serves as Deputy Editor for European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care and Editorial Consultant for JACC: Heart Failure.


Mullens W, Dauw J, Martens P, et al. Acetazolamide in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure with Volume Overload. N Engl J Med. 2022;387(13):1185-1195. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa2203094

Verbrugge FH, Martens P, Dauw J, et al. Natriuretic Response to Acetazolamide in Patients With Acute Heart Failure and Volume Overload. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023;81(20):2013-2024. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2023.03.400

Verwerft J, Soens L, Wynants J, et al. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: relevance of a dedicated dyspnoea clinic. Eur Heart J. 2023;44(17):1544-1556. doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehad141

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, September 28

9:00am EDT