Scientific Sessions 2021

#AHA21 Highlights
Don Lloyd-Jones, Manesh Patel, Amit Khera, and Tracy Wang highlight some of the top sessions and late breaking science presented during #AHA21 this year. See study summaries and PI interviews on our Science News page.

Thank you for making #AHA21 a success

But you can still experience all of the great science!

Even though #AHA21 was fully virtual, our flagship meeting brought us together across the globe. If you missed some of our great programming, now is your chance! 

Members and attendees can now access informative, practice-changing sessions or earn CE credits for free -- through a different link. And nonmembers can purchase our Sessions package or our special CE bundle.

Learn how on our OnDemand Extended Access page.

  • Experience programming designed with your needs in mind — with 27 programming communities featuring live or on-demand sessions. Earn CE and MOC too!

  • Enjoy instant access to Late Breaking Science and other recent discoveries in cardiovascular medicine and research.

  • Reconnect and collaborate with global thought leaders from your field with virtual industry events and networking.

  • International rebroadcasts of key late-breaking science sessions for viewers who participate from the Pacific Rim. See the sessions and rebroadcast times.

  • Includes access to the Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS) – November 12–14, and the QCOR Conference on November 15.

  • To get started: You need your badge number to participate. Get your badge number from the Scientific Sessions 2021 Registration Confirmation email sent after you registered. (It might be hiding in your spam folder!)

Don’t forget! AHA Professional Members receive the best rates for attending Scientific Sessions. Learn more about this and other benefits by becoming an AHA Professional Member.

Choose how you want to engage in the 3-day learning experience.

Featured Sessions

Featured live sessions

Late-Breaking Science, Main Events and Special Sessions

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Health Equity

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Programming focused on strategies to promote the delivery of equitable healthcare.

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Specialty Focused Programming

Heart Hub on iPad

Multi-disciplinary sessions for 27 specialties and interests. Includes posters and oral abstracts.

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OnDemand Programming

On-Demand Programming

Cutting-edge basic, translational, and clinical science you can access 24/7 from Nov. 13–Dec. 15.

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AHA Scientific Sessions 2021 Faculty Highlights

For full program information, please visit the Online Program Planner (opens in new window)(link opens in new window).

Christine Seidman, MD, FAHA
Christine Seidman, MD, FAHA
Boston, Massachusetts
Erin Michos, MD, MHS, FAHA
Erin D. Michos, MD, MHA, FAHA
Baltimore, Maryland
Gregg C. Fonarow, MD, FAHA
Gregg C. Fonarow, MD, FAHA
Los Angeles, California
Joseph Wu, MD, PhD, FAHA
Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD, FAHA
Stanford, California
Mercedes Carthanon, PhD, FAHA
Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, FAHA
Chicago, Illinois
Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD
Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD
Durham, North Carolina
Roxana Mehran, MD, FAHA
New York City, New York
Simon Capewell, MD
Simon Capewell, MD
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Svati Shah, MD, MS, MHS, FAHA
Svati H. Shah, MD, MS, MHS, FAHA
Durham, North Carolina

Explore More Programming Previews

AHA21 Health Equity Sessions
AHA President-Elect Michelle Albert, MD, MPH, FAHA and Dr. Khera review some of #AHA21's Health Equity sessions and titles.
AHA21 Abstract Preview
Drs. Patel and Khera discuss the wide variety of abstracts to be presented at AHA's 2021 meeting.
AHA21 Basic Science Preview
Dr. Khera gives a taste of some of the basic science titles and topics you'll see November 13-15. 

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Register for the largest cardiovascular meeting, #AHA21 today!

Did you miss last year's meeting?

Even though #AHA20 is over, you can still earn CME/CE!

  • AHA Members have FREE access to Scientific Sessions 2020 OnDemand Extended Access through 2021.
  • Non-Members can get OnDemand Extended Access for just $79, or for just a few dollars more, become an AHA Member and enjoy our membership benefits too!

  • Please note: this product is not available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom



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