2018 ePreviews

Nov. 6

  • Get your steps in and compete in the Walking Challenge!We know it’s hard to stick to your workout routine when you’re traveling, but you’ll get plenty of steps in at Scientific Sessions. This year, make your steps count as you compete with other attendees to see who gets the most steps with the Walking Challenge. Read More
  • Participate in the first Scientific Sessions’ HackathonScientific Sessions’ first Rise Above Heart Failure Hackathon is happening 11:15 a.m.- 1p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in Booth 2416 in the Science & Technology Hall. Teams of five will compete in a fast-paced, fun environment to develop the most innovative non-therapy-based solutions to optimize care for patients related to their heart failure hospitalization. Read More
  • Enhance Your Experience Through Social MediaAmplify the educational and networking opportunities at Scientific Sessions by joining the online conversation. Interact with other attendees, express your opinions about the science being shared, and make new connections by posting to social media during your time at #AHA18. Read More
  • Get Scientific Sessions at Your Fingertips With the New AHA Conferences AppCustomize your itinerary, search for sessions, posters and faculty, report your CME, and join the conversation on social media by downloading the new Scientific Sessions 2018 mobile app. Available free from the Google Play store and Apple store, search for the “AHA Conferences” app. Read More
  • 4 Resources to Help You Navigate Scientific SessionsWe’ve created four incredibly helpful resources for you to successfully navigate Scientific Sessions 2018 with ease. Discover them now. Read More

Oct. 23

Oct. 9

  • Tap Into Technology at Scientific SessionsTechnology plays a part in all of our lives, so it’s no surprise it abounds in at Scientific Sessions 2018. Here are all of the tech-related lounges and products you’ll find in the Science & Technology Hall this November: Read More
  • Interactive Simulations Boost Your LearningTwo must-visit areas in the Science & Technology Hall include the Cardiovascular Expert Theaters, where you can explore new products and services available in treating cardiovascular disease, and the Simulation Zone, where you can test your cardiac knowledge, skills and critical thinking. Read More
  • Discover So Much More in the Science & Technology HallThe learning doesn’t end when you step foot inside the Science & Technology Hall at Scientific Sessions. In fact, it’s just beginning. That’s because the Science & Technology Hall is chock-full of networking and educational activities brought to you from both the AHA and exhibiting companies. Read More

Sept. 25

  • Heart Care is in Your Hands. Now Scientific Sessions is, TooOur mobile meeting guide app makes it easy to navigate AHA’s annual meeting. Explore the sessions and plan your learning long before you arrive in Chicago, then reorganize your schedule as you go, right from your smartphone. Read More
  • New Cholesterol Clinical Practice Guideline to Be Released at Scientific Sessions 2018You know better than anyone the importance of managing cholesterol in preventing cardiovascular disease. In November, you’ll be among the first to learn about the 2018 American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology’s Cholesterol Clinical Practice Guidelines that will change the way you evaluate and treat high cholesterol in your patients. Read More
  • Scientific Sessions: Highly Anticipated, Highly Attended, Highly EducationalScientific Sessions is your central line to innovative research and education spanning multiple cardiovascular disciplines. Not only will you explore the latest research through the late-breaking clinical and basic science presentations, but you’ll have a chance to discuss it with the researchers. Here’s how you can take advantage of Scientific Sessions 2018 — your best learning opportunity of the year. Read More

Sept. 11

Aug. 28

  • Top 5 Reasons Why Early Career and Fellows in Training Should Attend Scientific Sessions 2018Everyone has to start somewhere. But AHA Scientific Sessions 2018 will give you an edge. You’ve studied, you’ve slogged, you’ve pulled all nighters, you’ve worked super hard. You’ve got what it takes and conferences are foundational to your professional development. At Scientific Sessions 2018, all early career professionals, from PhD candidates and postdoctoral students to residents and young faculty, will discover not only groundbreaking research, but the lifelong connections and resources that could just propel your career. Read More
  • Meet Prestigious Speakers From Around the WorldWe have an amazing schedule of speakers bringing you their best Nov 10-12 in Chicago. It’s a terrific opportunity to hear the latest breakthroughs, network with others as passionate as you are and learn from the best. We’ve compiled a short list of some of our top innovators and scientists. Read More
  • Careers Will Be Advanced at Scientific Sessions 2018The top hospitals and research facilities in the world are looking for cardiovascular professionals like you. Network and meet potential employers (and employees!) at Scientific Sessions 2018. This year, we’re making it even easier by bringing representatives from hospitals and research facilities together at our Career Fair. Read More

Aug. 21

  • Paul Dudley White Award Recognizes Highest Ranked AbstractsThe American Heart Association is now accepting nominations for the Paul Dudley White Award. This esteemed award is named in honor of Boston’s most revered cardiologist, Dr. Paul Dudley White, who was a founding father of the AHA. It has been bestowed annually for more than 40 years to a Massachusetts physician. Read More
  • Scientific Sessions 2018 Showcases International CollaborationAs one of the United States’ biggest international melting pots, Chicago is a fitting host city for Scientific Sessions 2018. At this year’s meeting, you’ll discover groundbreaking research and ideas from brilliant cardiovascular professionals from around the world. Find out more about what is in store for you this November. Read More
  • Historic Summit to Investigate the Cause of CHD Mortality RateIn 1978, a panel of international experts met to discuss a then-recent sharp decline in coronary heart disease. Now, nearly 40 years later, there remain some remarkable and unresolved issues about the decline, which continues today. During Scientific Sessions 2019, the NIH will investigate the trends in cardiovascular disease. Read More
  • 3-Day Meeting. Groundbreaking Cardiovascular Science & MedicineYou spoke. We listened. A brand-new experience awaits you at Scientific Sessions 2018 this November in Chicago. From a more focused format to increased interactive programming, November’s annual meeting promises innovative curriculum spanning multiple disciplines and features the world’s top leaders in the areas of cardiovascular disease. Learn why Scientific Sessions 2018 is an event you won’t want to miss. Read More