Scientific Sessions 2018

Scientific Sessions: November 10–12

Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: November 11

Chicago, Illinois
New dates. New Experience. New Scientific Sessions.

Registration Information
Registration and housing for AHA Members opens June 13, 2018
General registration and housing opens June 20, 2018.


Abstract Submission
Submit abstracts between Wed., April 18–Thu., June 7, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CDT.
No extensions offered in 2018.


See 2018's Abstract Categories (PDF)

What to Expect

New Dates. New Experience. New AHA Scientific Sessions.

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

25 specialty communities will provide engaging, interactive, and hands-on curriculum featuring the hottest topics in the field, and are divided amongst three science types: Basic Science, Clinical Science, and Population Research.

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.

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:

  • Arrhythmia Research
  • Thrombosis
  • Stem Cells
  • Vascular Disease

Precision Medicine Summit.

Early Career Programming.

Abstract Oral and Poster Sessions.

CME & MOC Credits Available.