Women and Special Populations

Structural Racism and Health Equity Language Guide

The American Heart Association strives to use consistent language, and has developed a reference guide of terms related to structural racism and health equity.

Science News

Older Adults in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit: Factoring Geriatric Syndromes in the Management, Prognosis, and Process of Care
Subclinical and Device Detected Atrial Fibrillation Pondering the Knowledge Gap
Characteristics Prevention and Management of Cardiovascular Disease in People Living With HIV
Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Myocardial Infarction in the Absence of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease
2019 CVD Primary Prevention Guideline

Continuing Education

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Mark your calendars now to experience the premier global event focusing on improving health by championing scientific discovery and practice-changing educational content.

We can't wait to see you this November! 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 can now access informative, practice-changing sessions or earn CE credits for free through a different link. And nonmembers can still purchase our Sessions package or our special CE bundle.

The CVSN Council accelerates the discovery, interpretation, and application of science to enhance cardiovascular health and treat cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The council helps develop scientific statements and advisories, guide professional education activities, provide scientific expertise, conduct research, translate findings, and promote evidence-based practices in clinical settings.


The CLCD Council supports AHA objectives in clinical cardiology, promotes excellent clinical care, and fosters professional development and education for clinical cardiologists. Through council-sponsored symposia, panels, and scientific conferences, members can access and interpret new developments in the field and promote clinical cardiology to professional and lay audiences.


The EPI Council focuses on population-based approaches to preventing cardiovascular diseases. The council’s mission is to lead the discovery and translation of science related to the distribution and determinants of cardiovascular disease with an emphasis on population approaches to prevent cardiovascular disease and improve cardiovascular health.


The Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health promotes the expansion and exchange of knowledge with the ultimate goal of improving cardiovascular health across the lifespan. The council nurtures basic, clinical, epidemiological, and translational science related to nutrition, lipids, obesity, diabetes, physical activity, and behavioral change.


The QCOR Council provides a forum for a multidisciplinary group of volunteers committed to making a substantial contribution to reducing the burden of heart disease and stroke through improving healthcare quality and patient outcomes. Members gain insight on how to provide effective, safe, timely, equitable, efficient, and patient-centered care.


INVESTED Results

Principal Investigator Orly Vardeny, PharmD, MS summarizes the results of the INVESTED trial.

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