Meetings / Live CME

Collaborate with your peers and master the latest knowledge in your cardiovascular specialty.

Upcoming AHA Conferences

May 4–6 | Minneapolis, Minn.
July 10–13 | Portland, Ore.
Council on Hypertension
September 14–17 | San Francisco, Calif.
Scientific Sessions
November 11–15 | Anaheim, Calif.
International Stroke Conference
Precon & Nursing: Jan. 23 | Sessions: January 24–26, 2018| Los Angeles, Calif.
March 20–23, 2018 | New Orleans, La.
TBA 2018 | TBA

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Conference Science NewsView All

Science News (QCOR)
04/02/2017 | Science News from Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR) 2017 Scientific Sessions | April 2-3, 2017 | Arlington, VA
Science News from ACC17
03/17/2017 | Exclusive video discussions and data summaries of the most noteworthy science presented at ACC.17 in Washington, D.C. from March 17-19, 2...
Science News (EPI Lifestyle) 2017 Archive
03/07/2017 | Exclusive interviews, study results and more from Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle 2017 Scientific Sessions in Portland, OR
Science News (International Stroke Conference)
02/22/2017 | Science News for International Stroke Conference 2017 | Feb. 22-24, 2017 in Houston, Texas.
Science News Scientific Sessions 2016 ARCHIVE
11/11/2016 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2016. Nov. 12-16, 2016 in New Orleans, La.

Science News highlights from QCOR 2017

Patient-Centered Care Workshop
Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, QCOR 2017 conference chair, interviews Nancy Albert, PhD, RN about the Patient-Centered Care workshop.

Real World Evidence and Implementation Science
Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS and John Spertus, MD, MPH discuss the science presented in two sessions during QCOR 2017.

QCOR 2017 Young Investigator Award Finalists

WINNER Electronic Health Record-Based Overestimation of Failure to Prescribe Statins in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease in a Large, Academic, Multispecialty Clinic Practice
Eric Y Shin, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

  • RESULTS: Evaluation of EHR data compared with manual chart review for CAD patients’ receipt of statin prescriptions showed EHR overestimated the gap in care.
  • Abstract (opens in new window)

Patient Provider Communication and Patient-centered Outcomes Among Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in United States: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2010-2013
Victor Okunrintemi, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL

Personalizing the Intensity of Blood Pressure Control: Modeling the Heterogeneity of Risks and Benefits From the SPRINT Trial
Krishna K Patel | Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO

A Comparison of Methods for Identifying Hospital Performance Outliers in Cardiac Surgery
Xiaoting Wu | University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

  • RESULTS: Comparison study suggests that indirect standardization methods may be best for hospital performance quality improvement measurement.
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EPI-Lifestyle 2016 

March 7–10, 2017
Portland, Oregon

QCOR 2017

April 2–3, 2017
Arlington, Virginia


May 4–6, 2017
Minneapolis, Minn.