Council on Hypertension

Message from the Chair

Karen A. Griffin, MD, FAHA, FASH, FASN, FACPThe mission of the Council on Hypertension is "to foster excellence in hypertension research and education" in order to achieve the American Heart Association’s goal “to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives." Read Dr. Griffin's full message

Karen A. Griffin, MD, FAHA, FASH, FASN, FACP
Chair, Council on Hypertension

Important Information and Resources

CME Education

Hypertension Simulation a 3D education experience based on the new 2017 Hypertension Guidelines - Register Here

Hypertension Simulation

Test your clinical assessment and critical thinking skills as you evaluate and manage patients with hypertension (HTN) based on newly released 2017 guidelines. In this set of 2 simulations, you will be immersed in a screen-based virtual environment where you will interact with a life-like virtual patient, complete with dynamic monitoring, dialoguing, diagnostic testing, drugs, intervention options and performance debriefing.

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Funding Opportunities


The method for applying for funding is Web-based, using our electronic system, Grants@Heart.

Hypertension

Hypertension

Hypertension is one of 12 AHA journals. It represents the Councils on HBPR and KCVD, in cooperation with the Inter-American Society of Hypertension.

Trainee Advocacy

The Council on Hypertension fosters the development of early career professionals, including research scientists and clinicians.

Council on Hypertension Advisory and Mentoring Program (CHAMP)

International Stroke Conference 2019

Nursing Symposium: Feb. 5, 2019
Pre-Con Symposia: Feb. 5, 2019
Sessions: Feb. 6–8, 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii
 

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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