Programming - Scientific Sessions 2022

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Featured Sessions

Featured live sessions

Late-Breaking Science and Main Events

Health Equity

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

Program By Science Type

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

Pre-Conference Symposia & Early Career Day

Friday, November 4, 2022
8:00 am to 5:30 pm

New for 2022, the Pre-Sessions Symposia & Early Career Day on Friday, November 4, will host 41 sessions over 9 hours -- a more robust and interactive schedule than previous years, featuring distinguished symposia events, early career development offerings, and more opportunities for networking and mentoring.

This career-defining experience requires a separate registration for entry, and is available for purchase at the Scientific Sessions Registration page. Reserve your spot today!

Pre-Sessions Symposia & Early Career Day Schedule

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Pre-Sessions Symposia and Early Career Day Schedule
Time Activities
8:30am to to 11:30am Early Career Programming(link opens in new window)
12:00pm to 1:30pm Early Career Lunch with Legends
2:00pm to 3:00pm Heart and Kidney Outcome Trials: A Deep Dive into Trial Design Frontiers in Science: Arrhythmia Research Summit - Bench to Bedside: Translating new Players in Arrhythmogenesis Frontiers in Science: Arrhythmia Research Summit - Inherited Arrhythmias: A 2022 Update State of The Art Cardiovascular Care: Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease And updates on COVID-19 Congenital Heart Research and Innovation: 2022 and Beyond: Power in numbers: Updates on CHD Clinical Trials and Multicenter Studies Frontiers in Science: Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology: Blood Clots in infections? Were We Ready for COVID-19 Frontiers in Science: Vascular Disease- Unmet Needs in Post-Thrombotic Syndrome: Spotlight on Mechanisms, Outcomes and Therapies
3:15pm to 4:15pm Periprocedural Kidney Function Optimization: A Converging Point for Nephrology and Interventional Cardiology Frontiers in Science: Arrhythmia Research Summit - Bench to Bedside: Translating New Approaches to AF Ablation Frontiers in Science: Arrhythmia Research Summit - Evaluation and Management of Syncope and Cardiac Dysautonomias: A 2022 Update State of the Art Cardiovascular Care: Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke and Heart Failure Congenital Heart Research & Innovation: 2022 and Beyond: What Have We Learned? Successes and Challenges over the Past Decade of CHD Clinical Research Frontiers in Science: Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology: The Battle of The Lipoproteins: What is driving Residual Cardiovascular Risk? Frontiers in Science: Vascular Disease - Bringing Novel Devices to Patients
4:30pm to 5:30pm CRRT in the Cardiac Critical Care Setting: An Overview for the Cardiologist Frontiers in Science: Arrhythmia Research Summit - Novel Imaging Modalities from Bench to Bedside Frontiers in Science: Arrhythmia Research Summit - Advances in Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence in Arrhythmia Management State of the Art Cardiovascular Care: Updates in Interventional Structural Heart Disease Congenital Heart Research & Innovation: 2022 and Beyond: Where do we go next? Fostering Innovation & Discovery in CHD Beyond 2022    

Larry A. Allen, MD, MHS, FAHA
University of Colorado, School of Medicine

QU.CVS.229 Shared Decision-Making:
Partnering to Improve Cardiovascular Health
Presentation Title: Effective Interventions to Promote Shared Decision Making

Geoffrey Barnes, MD, MSc, FAHA
University of Michigan

VA.ME.483 Long Term Consequences of Pulmonary Embolism from Post-PE Syndrome To Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Presentation Title: Identifying Patients at Risk for Long-Term Complications of PE

Erin Bohula, MD, DPhil
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

AC.CVS.230 Mechanical Complications After Acute Myocardial Infarction: What Do You Need to Know In 2022?
Presentation Title: The Epidemiology of Mechanical Complication after AMI: Has anything changed?

C Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC, FAHA, FESC
Cedars Sinai Medical Center

IM.ME.478 Not Your Father's Heart Disease:
Microvascular Coronary Function and its Contribution to Disease
Presentation Title: Not Your Father’s Heart Disease: The Herstory

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD
University of California San Francisco

LF.CVS.352 Enhancing Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Through Promoting Equity in Lifestyle
Moderator

Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FAHA
Baylor College of Medicine

HF.ME.481 The 2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA
Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: Executive Summary
Presentation Title: Quadruple Therapy for HFrEF: Implementation to Titration

Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
Indiana University

HF.CVS.217 Health Disparities Across the Heart Failure Disease Spectrum: A Way Forward?
Presentation Title: Creating an Antiracist System to Promote Equity in Heart Failure

Renée Bullock-Palmer, MD, FAHA, FACC, FASNC, FASE, FSCCT
Deborah Heart and Lung Center

IM.ME.478 Not Your Father's Heart Disease: Microvascular Coronary Function and its Contribution to Disease
Presentation Title: Microvascular Vasoregulatory Dysfunction in African Americans: Opportunities for Prevention and Treatment

Matthias Friedrich, MD, FACC, FESC, MSCMR
McGill University Health Centre

IM.ME.478 Not Your Father's Heart Disease:
Microvascular Coronary Function and its Contribution to Disease
Presentation Title: HFpEF Risk & Functional Microvascular Targets

Sherry-Ann Brown, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA
Medical College of Wisconsin

CO.CVS.140 The Great Debate: A Melange of Topics For Discussions In Cardio-Oncology
Presentation Title: CON: Trials vs. Registries - Making the Case for Progress in Cardio-Oncology Research

Abdulla A. Damluji, MD, PhD
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute

AC.CVS.230 Mechanical Complications After Acute Myocardial Infarction: What Do You Need to Know In 2022?
Moderator

Henry Ginsberg, MD, FAHA
Columbia University

AT.ME.148 Identifying and Practicing Emerging Genomic Based Therapies on Cardiovascular Disease
Presentation Title: Broadening the Scope of Dyslipidemia Therapy by Targeting APOC3 and ANGPTL3

Rakesh Gopinathannair, MD, MA, FAHA
Kansas City Heart Rhythm Institute

EA.CVS.415 Arrhythmias and Heart Failure: Breaking the Vicious Cycle
Presentation Title: Managing Atrial and Ventricular Arrhythmias in LVAD Recipients

Carolyn Ho, MD, FAHA
Brigham and Women's Hospital

GE.CVS.394 State of the Art: Cardiomyopathy
Moderator

Corrine Y Jurgens, PhD, RN, ANP, FAHA, FHFSA, FAAN
Boston College

NR.CVS.201 Age Friendly Care for the Older Adult with CVD and Stroke
Presentation Title: Mentation and Mobility--They Matter!

Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FAHA
University of Arizona College of Medicine,

IM.EC.251 Multimodality Imaging in Chest Pain: What, When and to Which Patients?
Presentation Title: Differences between European and US Guidelines: What is the New Evidence?

Nkechinyere Ijioma, MBBS, FAHA
Mayo Clinic

IN.ME.402 Implementing The 2021 ACC/AHA/SCAI Guideline for Coronary Artery Revascularization Into Real World Practice
Presentation Title: Case of a Patient with Diabetes and Angina

Sekar Kathiresan, MD
Verve Therapeutics

PR.ME.459 The Evolving Landscape of Lipid Management
Presentation Title: The Potential for Gene Editing as a Lipid Management Strategy

Carolyn SP Lam, MBBS, PhD
National Heart Centre Singapore

HF.CVS.312 Update on HFpEF: We Actually Have Treatments
Presentation Title: Disease Heterogeneity and Clinical Management of HFpEF

Eldrin F. Lewis, MD, MPH, FAHA
Stanford University

HF.CVS.217 Health Disparities Across the Heart Failure Disease Spectrum: A Way Forward?
Presentation Title: Financial Toxicity and Its Role in Inequity in Heart Failure: GDMT, Devices, Transplant

VA.ME.483 Long Term Consequences of Pulmonary Embolism from Post-Pe Syndrome To Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Presentation Title: Promising Therapies for Chronic RV Dysfunction

Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD
Northwestern University

GE.CVS.391 Genetic Therapies are the Future of Treating Cardiomyopathy
Presentation Title: The Path for Moving Gene editing into the Clinic to Treat Cardiomyopathy

Andrew Landstrom, MD, PhD, FAHA
Duke University School of Medicine

GE.CVS.109 Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics Boot Camp
Presentation Title: The Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics Boot Camp

Roxana Mehran, MD, FAHA

Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC, FAHA, MSCAI, FESC
Icahn School of at Medicine Mt Sinai

NE.CVS.507 Periprocedural Kidney Function Optimization: A Converging Point for Nephrology and Interventional Cardiology
Presentation Title: Contrast Associated AKI: Evolving Landscape and True Disease Burden

Alanna Morris MD, MSc, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA
Emory University School of Medicine

HF.CVS.217 Health Disparities Across the Heart Failure Disease Spectrum: A Way Forward?
Presentation Title: Inequity in Heart Failure: Pervasive from Stage A to Stage D

Pradeep Natarajan, MD, MMSc
Massachusetts General Hospital

AT.CVS.274 Advancement in Cardiovascular Single Cell and Clonal Hematopoietic Biology
Presentation Title: Inherited Causes of Clonal Hematopoiesis in Whole Genomes - Link to Cardiovascular Disease

Tochi M. Okwuosa, D.O. FAHA, FACC
Rush University

CO.CVS.102 Cardiovascular Health for Cancer Survivors: Advancing Preventive Cardio-Oncology
Presentation Title: A Watchful Eye on Cardiovascular Health in Cancer Survivors: The Need for Prevention in Cardio-oncology

Debra K Moser, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
University of Kentucky

NR.EC.169 Kathy Dracup Mentoring Award Lecture and Fireside Chat with Legends in Nursing
Presentation Title: Nursing Legend Fireside Chat

Chiadi E. Ndumele, MD, PhD, FAHA
Johns Hopkins Hospital

HY.CVS.320 Successful Lifestyle Strategies and Novel Blood Pressure Measurement Technologies For Hypertension Control
Presentation Title: Successful Weight-Loss Strategies for Reducing Blood Pressure

Robert L Page II, PharmD, MSPH, FAHA
University of Colorado

ST.CVS.283 Effect of Marijuana on Cardiovascular and Brain Health
Presentation Title: Marijuana Use and Cardiovascular Health

Tiffany Powell-Wiley MD, MPH, FAHA
National Institutes of Health

EP.CVS.405 The 'Epidemic of Epidemics' - Intersectionality of Cardiometabolic Diseases and Social Inequalities from a Syndemic Perspective
Presentation Title: How Do We Effectively Respond to Syndemics?: Lessons from Resilient Communities

Barbara Riegel, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
University of Pennsylvania

NR.EC.169 Kathy Dracup Mentoring Award Lecture and Fireside Chat with Legends in Nursing
Presentation Title: Nursing Legend Fireside Chat

Sakthivel Sadayappan, PhD, MBA, FAHA

Sakthivel Sadayappan, PhD, MBA, FAHA
University of Cincinnati

CE.CVS.334 State of the Art in Understanding the Genetics and Genomics of Cardiac Disease
Presentation Title: Cardiac Organoids as Models for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Harmony Reynolds, MD
NYU School of Medicine

IM.ME.478 Not Your Father's Heart Disease: Microvascular Coronary Function and its Contribution To Disease
Presentation Title: INOCA and MINOCA: Clinical Syndromes, Imaging and Risk

Andrea M. Russo, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA
Cooper University Hospital

EA.CVS.408 Adjunct Interventional Strategies for AF management
Presentation Title: AF Ablation Periprocedural AAD and AC Management

Christine Seidman, MD, FAHA
Harvard Medical School

vGE.CVS.391 Genetic Therapies are the Future of Treating Cardiomyopathy
Presentation Title: Not So Fast. Small Molecules Are the Past, Present and Future Of Cardiomyopathy Therapeutics

Lynne W. Stevenson MD, FAHA
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

HF.ME.481 The 2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA Guideline For The Management Of Heart Failure: Executive Summary
Presentation Title: Stuck Between A Rock and A Hard Place? Treatment of HFmrEF and HFimpEF

Lale Tokgozoglu, MD, FACC, FESC
Hacettepe University

PR.ME.459 The Evolving Landscape of Lipid Management
Presentation Title: Evolving Options for LDL Lowering Therapies: How to Choose?

Paul J Wang, MD, FAHA
Stanford University

EA.ME.479 Novel Technologies in Arrhythmia Therapy
Presentation Title: Novel Ablation Therapies for Atrial Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia: Have They Moved the Needle?

Jacqueline E. Tamis-Holland, MD, FAHA
Mount Sinai Saint Luke's Hospital

IN.ME.402 Implementing The 2021 ACC/AHA/SCAI Guideline For Coronary Artery Revascularization Into Real World Practice
Presentation Title: Improving Outcomes with Coronary Revascularization in 2022

Harriette GC Van Spall, MD, MPH, FRCPC (Cardiology)
McMaster University

ST.CVS.322 Neurocardiology Pearls in Stroke Care: Practical Management and Controversies
Presentation Title: Anticoagulation for Stroke Patients with HFrEF and Sinus Rhythm

Karol Watson, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA
UCLA Medical Center

PR.CVS.236 Annual Update in Clinical Lipidology
Moderator

Dr. Michelle Williams, MBChB, PhD, FRCR, FSCCT
University of Edinburgh

IM.ME.449 Visualizing Covid For The Long Haul: Heart-Vasculature-Brain
Presentation Title: COVID PE: Exploring Evidence for New Imaging Manifestations