Stroke Council

Message from the Chair

Peter D. Panagos, MD
The American Heart Association's mission is "to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives." The Stroke Council, one of 16 scientific councils within the American Heart Association, is uniquely dedicated to advancing the science of stroke prevention, treatment and recovery through research and education.

International Stroke Conference 2021

State-of-the-Science Nursing Symposium: Feb. 9
Pre-Conference Symposia: Feb. 9
Sessions: Feb. 10–12, 2021
Denver, Colorado

CME Education

Acute Ischemic Stroke Simulation

Be immersed in a 3D environment where your will interact with a life-like virtual patient, complete with dynamic monitoring, dialogue, diagoistic testing, drugs, intervention options and performance debriefing.

Vascular Cognitive Impairment

This online course provides the most current and comprehensive scope of knowledge in the early assessment and management of vascular cognitive impairment. The presentations from experts in the field will challenge and expand on contemporary patient care across the age continuum.

Additional Stroke Resources

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Funding Opportunities

The method for applying for funding is Web-based, using our electronic system, ProposalCentral.


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Stroke

Stroke reports clinical and experimental information on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular diseases.


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NIH Stroke Scale

CME/CE certified, for healthcare professionals on how to administer the NIH Stroke Scale, a critical component of acute stroke assessment.


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Scientific Sessions 2020

Nov. 13-17, 2020
Join us for a Virtual Experience


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American Heart Association Professional Partners

Renew or join as a professional partner today to make a difference.


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Want to get involved? 

The American Heart Association depends on the time and talent of volunteers to help us create a healthier world, free of heart disease and stroke.