Council on Hypertension

Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018

Sept. 6-9, 2018
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

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Message from the Chair

Joey Granger, Ph.D, FAHAThe mission of the American Heart Association's Council on Hypertension is to help achieve the association's objectives of "building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke” by promoting the discovery, translation and dissemination of basic, clinical and population-based research and supporting cutting-edge clinical practice and education on the causes, consequences and treatment of hypertension. Read Dr. Granger's full message

Joey Granger, Ph.D, FAHA
Chair, Council on Hypertension

CME Education

Hypertension Simulation a 3D education experience based on the new 2017 Hypertension Guidelines - Register Here

Hypertension Simulation

Test your clinical assessment and critical thinking skills as you evaluate and manage patients with hypertension (HTN) based on newly released 2017 guidelines. In this set of 2 simulations, you will be immersed in a screen-based virtual environment where you will interact with a life-like virtual patient, complete with dynamic monitoring, dialoguing, diagnostic testing, drugs, intervention options and performance debriefing.

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Funding Opportunities

The method for applying for funding is Web-based, using our electronic system, Grants@Heart.



Hypertension is one of 12 AHA journals. It represents the Councils on HBPR and KCVD, in cooperation with the Inter-American Society of Hypertension.

Trainee Advocacy

The Council on Hypertension fosters the development of early career professionals, including research scientists and clinicians.

Council on Hypertension Advisory and Mentoring Program (CHAMP)

Science NewsView All Science News

Free Article Exchange | February2018 | American Journal of Nephrology
03/15/2018 | The February 2018 announcement of the free access articles from the American Journal of Nephrology.
HYPERTENSION Editor's Picks for April 2018
03/13/2018 | Hypertension Editor's Picks for April 2018: Should Maternal Hemodynamics Guide Antihypertensive Therapy in Preeclampsia? and Socioeconomi...

International Stroke Conference 2018

Nursing Symposium: Jan. 23, 2018
Pre-Con Symposia: Jan. 23, 2018
Sessions: Jan. 24-26, 2018
Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, California

Advance Registration
Rates Through Jan. 2, 2018

Scientific Sessions 2018

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 10-12
Exhibits: Nov. 10-12
Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: Nov. 10-11

Chicago, Illinois