Resuscitation Science Symposium 2021

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Don't Miss the Following ReSS 2021 Programming

ReSS Plenary Sessions:

  • Updates in Post-Arrest Targeted Temperature Management (TTM)
  • New Directions in Intra-Arrest Management 
  • Survivorship: Current Needs and Knowledge Gaps
  • The Year in Review and ILCOR Update
  • Special Circumstances in Resuscitation 

ReSS Abstract Oral Sessions:

  • Best of the Best Oral Abstract Presentations
  • Oral Abstracts and Presentation of the Max Harry Weil Award
  • Concurrent A: New Insights for Intra-arrest Management
  • Concurrent B: Post-arrest Care: Beyond TTM
  • Concurrent A: Developments in ECPR and ECMO 
  • Concurrent B: Novel Resuscitation Approaches: Laboratory Science 

Check the 2021 Program Planner for more details.

Conference Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the adaptation and testing of fundamental scientific discoveries to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac and vascular disease in patients.
  2. Identify major advances in key areas of cutting-edge research and technology in heart failure, atherosclerosis, stroke, cardiovascular genetics, molecular biology and arrhythmias.
  3. Discuss basic processes linking molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry with cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology.
  4. Recognize the promises and pitfalls of cell and gene therapy for cardiovascular disease.
  5. Translate emerging clinical science to clinical practice in patients with cardiovascular disease and stroke.
  6. Evaluate and implement new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for treating cardiovascular disorders and stroke.
  7. Recognize emerging trends in the distribution of cardiovascular disease and stroke and their impact on public health.
  8. Evaluate the impact of new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies on health costs and outcomes.

Key Dates

Key Dates
Date Activity
April 14 Abstract submissions OPEN
June 17 Abstract submissions CLOSE at 6 p.m. Central US Time
July 21 Late-breaking resuscitation science abstract submission opens
Aug. 12      Late-breaking resuscitation science abstract submissions CLOSE at 6 p.m. Central US time
Nov. 12-14 Resuscitation Science Symposium 2021, An Interactive Virtual Event

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