Scientific Sessions 2018

November 10–12

Chicago, Illinois

Registration Information
Watch this space for 2019 registration!


American Heart Association Scientific 2019
We invite you to submit your ideas for session topics and potential speakers for Scientific Sessions 2019. The Committee on Scientific Sessions Programs greatly appreciates your time and effort in crafting suggestions that will help to plan another exciting meeting in 2019.

NEW Open for Early Career suggestions ONLY through Friday, Jan. 11, 5:00 p.m. CT.

What's New?

American Heart Association | Scientific Sessions 2018 Final ProgramThe Scientific Sessions 2018 Final Program is now available:

Registration and Badge Pick-up

Attendee Registration Hours
Friday, November 96 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday November 106 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday November 116 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday November 126 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Scientific Sessions 2018 Abstracts (Table of Contents)

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NEW Scientific Sessions 2018 Late-Breaking Basic Science Abstracts

What to Expect

New 3-Day Meeting. New Experience. New Sessions.

AHA Scientific Sessions 2018, November 10–12 in Chicago, will provide a new dimension of cardiovascular discovery and clinical practice for clinicians, basic scientists, and researchers.

Highlights include:

Health Tech Summit. Discuss the revolutionary trends showcasing the future of digital healthcare solutions and health IT with Silicon Valley CEOs, emerging start-ups, and the minds behind the software.

Late-Breaking Science. Don't miss this year's six exciting sessions showcasing cutting-edge prevention, technology, research and results.

Keynote Session. Department of Health and Human Services' Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: presenting the second edition, updating the 2008 guidelines.

2018 Cholesterol Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Frontiers in Science Summits. Engage in lively discussion (and sometimes heated debate) with early, mid-, and senior career investigators on the most impressive pre-publication science in the areas of:

Early Career Programming.

Cardiovascular Clinical Nursing Symposium.

State of the Art Cardiovascular Care. This one-day seminar for primary care physicians, nurses, and other health professionals will communicate the latest advances in clinical cardiovascular care. Each session will provide recommendations and updates that can be incorporated into everyday practice.

Abstract Oral and Poster Sessions.

CME and MOC Credits Available.