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The Patient Perspective

Early Career Blogger Bailey DeBarmore talks to heart transplant recipient Leilani Graham about the patient perspective on Scientific Sessions 2017.

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Scientific Sessions 2018

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 10-12
Exhibits: Nov. 10-12
Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: Nov. 10-11

Chicago, Illinois

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Related Councils

Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia (CVSA)

Jennifer Lawton, MD FAHA

Council members are American Heart Association (AHA) volunteers. CVSA includes surgeons, anesthesiologists and scientists interested in cardiac, vascular and thoracic interventions. The council is involved in a full range of American Heart Association activities, including basic science and clinical trials. Specific goals of the council are to improve application of established surgical procedures and anesthetic techniques, increase awareness of new issues in the field of cardiovascular surgery and anesthesia, and disseminate new knowledge to increase the number of patients who may benefit from safer and more effective surgical treatment.

Jennifer Lawton, MD, FAHA
Chair, Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia

Scientific Sessions       Circulation      CVSA Council Awards

Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR)

Tracy Wang, MD, MHS, MSc, FAHA

The Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR) 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.

Tracy Wang, MD, MHS, MSc, FAHA
Chair, Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research

QCOR Scientific Sessions       Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes       QCOR Council Awards