Scientific Sessions 2022

The Scientific Sessions virtual platform opens to all attendees beginning Wednesday, Nov. 2. The program starts for in-person and virtual attendees beginning on Friday, Nov. 4. Check the full schedule to plan your itinerary.

3 days of highly-anticipated results, practical takeaways, and meaningful networking

You Will Experience:

Programming that covers basic, clinical, and population science presented by global thought leaders. Customize your educational journey from a variety of session types:

  • Featured – Presented on the Main Event stages and live-streamed on the virtual platform, including Late-Breaking and Featured Science selections.
  • Multi-Disciplinary – Sessions for sub-specialties and interests. Includes posters and oral abstracts
  • Health Equity – Programming focused on strategies to promote the delivery of equitable healthcare.
  • International Rebroadcast – Rebroadcasting three of the top Late-Breaking Science sessions at the times convient for Pacific Rim-region colleages to attend in the their own time zone. Topics are focused on improving health by championing scientific discovery and practice-changing content.

Looking for even more specialized programming? Register for the Pre-Sessions Symposia & Early Career Day, Friday, Nov. 4.

You Will Be Inspired:

Expand your mind and your heart by making new connections and reuniting with old friend! Whether you are in-person or online, Scientific Sessions offers multiple ways for attendees to meet up.

  • Sign up for Braindate beginning Wednesday, Nov. 2! Build new meaningful connections with this new blended experience to find interesting matches and conversations in the Braindate Lounge, in the Heart Hub and on the virtual platform.
  • Meet the Expert: Connect directly with one of the daily featured globally recognized thought leaders.
  • Meet the Trialist: Connect with featured speakers that are part of the Late-Breaking & Featured Science sessions
  • AHA Professional Member Celebration & Council Events

You Will Grow:

You want to immerse yourself in engaging discussions, games, and education with the best and brightest. We can make that happen at the Heart Hub located in the Science & Technology Hall in Chicago.

  • Go Red™ Women in Science & Medicine Lounge
  • Early Career/FIT Lounge
  • FAHA Lounge
  • Recharge Lounge
  • Get with the Guidelines® Quality Showcase
  • Heart Theaters
  • Learning Studios

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You Will Have Fun:

A Scientific Sessions attendee gets smiles and cuddles from an adoptable puppy.


  • Puppy Snuggles are back by popular demand! Vist the Puppy Snuggle Zone to put a smile on your face – and perhaps even reduce your stress
  • NEW! Picture Perfect Lounge: Bring a friend to take the ultimate selfie or get a new professional headshot
  • Have fun, explore, and you could win a prize! Join the AHA22 Scavenger Hunt and look forward to clues (QR codes) throughout the virtual platform

Key Dates

Scientific Sessions 2022 Key Dates
Dates Activity
September 27, 2022 Advance Registration Rates Apply
November 4, 2022 Pre-Sessions Symposia & Early Career Day
November 5–7, 2022 Scientific Sessions

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For registration questions contact:
Convention Data Services
1-800-748-3583 (Inside U.S.)
1-508-743-8517 (Outside U.S.)
Fax: 508-743-9610
[email protected]

Conference & Media

Contact: [email protected]
Phone: 1-888-242-2453 or 214-570-5935
Media Inquiries: American Heart Newsroom
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 214-706-1173


For membership status questions or Professional Heart Daily account questions contact:
American Heart Association
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