Education & Resources


  • Aortic Disease Awareness Day Event

    Aortic Disease Awareness Day is an international event recognized on September 19. As a member of Hoag’s Aortic community, please join us with your family, to help unite those living with aortic disease and support the survivors of aortic emergencies. Our event will highlight education and provide resources to support patients and their families living … Continued

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  • Cholesterol & Blood Pressure

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Join Kevin Schachter, M.D. from Hoag Medical Group for an informative presentation that will address ways to combat cholesterol and blood pressure issues in order to achieve good health. Common questions, symptoms, and problems will also be addressed.

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  • Heart Matters Support Group- In Person

    Join our monthly support group for the cardiac patient, their partner, family members, or caregivers. Our Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Stephanie Fermelia, LCSW, will discuss topics such as managing stress, depression and anxiety, handling anger, and coping with lifestyle changes and loss. This Support Group will be in-person beginning May 2022.

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  • Aortic Dissection Survivor Support Group

    The Hoag Aortic Dissection Support Group provides mutual emotional support and information for thoracic aortic dissection survivors, their families and support network. By sharing personal experiences, concerns, coping strategies and triumphs, survivors and their loved ones will know they are not alone and that others understand what they are going through. This group is facilitated … Continued

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