Scientific Sessions 2024

Why you should attend

Scientific Sessions

Be a part of the premier global event for advancements in cardiovascular science and medicine. Experience the highest tier of scientific discovery and practice-changing educational content. Focus on your specialty and engage with experts, or expand your knowledge through discussions, resources and interaction with notable peers.

This conference is focused on the latest innovations for scientists, clinicians, researchers and other healthcare professionals interested in any and all aspects of cardiovascular disease. Discover the robust scientific and clinical learning portfolio of programming across an array of specialties. Network with a multitude of colleagues at the conference known for playing a pivotal role in training young and diverse researchers. Learn and participate through the greater mission of the American Heart Association: to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.

Key Dates for 2024

Scientific Sessions 2024 Key Dates
Dates Activity
June 11, 2024 Registration Opens
June 24, 2024 Late-Breaking Science and Late-Breaking Basic Science Abstract Submission OPENS
August 19, 2024
at 7:00 p.m. EST (-4 UTC)
Late-Breaking Science and Late-Breaking Basic Science Abstract Submission CLOSES
November 15, 2024 Pre-Sessions Symposia & Early Career Day in Chicago, Illinois
November 16–18, 2024 Scientific Sessions 2024 in Chicago, Illinois

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#AHA24 Program Leadership

Amit Khera, MD, MSc, FAHA, FACC, FASPC

Amit Khera, MD, MSc, FAHA, FACC, FASPC

Chair, Scientific Sessions 
American Heart Association
Joanna Chikwe, MD, FRCS, FAHA

Joanna Chikwe, MD, FRCS, FAHA

Vice-Chair, Scientific Sessions
American Heart Association
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Childcare is available for children between the ages of 6 months and 12 years.

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AHA Policies and Guiding Values

The American Heart Association policies on conflict of interest, ethics and inclusiveness and our guiding values reflect the high standard of business conduct that has always been, and remains, a hallmark of our organization.

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Phone: 1-508-743-8517
Monday through Friday,
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

Conference & Media

Conference Contact: [email protected]
Phone: 1-888-242-2453 or 214-570-5935

Media Inquiries
American Heart Newsroom
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Phone: 214-706-1173