Programming

Scientific Sessions 2016

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 12–16 | Exhibits: Nov. 13–15
Resuscitation Science Symposium: Nov. 12-14
Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: Nov. 14-15

New Orleans, Louisiana

Abstract Submission
Late Breaking Clinical Trials submissions are closed.

Late Breaking Basic Science and Late Breaking Resuscitation Science submissions open July 25.


Visit our Submit Science page for more details

What to Expect

You will see new offerings, enhanced favorites, and even more of the cutting-edge science you expect from AHA/ASA at Scientific Sessions 2016.


We are still building our exciting programming for November, but here is a glimpse of some of the top cardiology science headed your way:

  • Experience Big Lectures: Meet with a roster of more than 1,500 invited faculty.
     
  • Customize your experience with tracks: Each track features areas of interest allowing you to focus your education in your specialty or expand your knowledge in other areas.
     
  • One fee. Full access: Again this year, Scientific Sessions registration now includes access to more programming including the Arrhythmia Research Summit, Resuscitation Science Symposium and Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium.

Late-Breaking Clinical Trials: Come face-to-face with leading experts in the cardiovascular field as they unveil the latest breakthroughs in clinical science.

Early career programming: Activities promote networking and mentorship between early career members and senior investigators for scientific outreach and career building.

International Joint Sessions: See which sister associations are joining AHA for joint sessions, providing a global approach to the latest science.

Abstract Oral and Poster Sessions: Got questions? Get answers during Abstract Oral Sessions, which allow you to interact with the presenter and generate meaningful discussion. Also don’t miss the Poster Sessions.

Case Theaters: Learning at the Movies: Attend 45-Minute Live Presentations of recorded cases by international experts in challenging and controversial situations in structural heart disorders, cardiac surgery, vascular intervention and advanced heart failure. Get the schedule.

Maintenance of Certification: Get professional credit for learning more at Scientific Sessions.