American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2012: Key Information for Attendees


Click here for information about registration, scheduled events and speakers, and more at AHA 2012.

AHA 2012: Key Information for Attendees

The AHA website says that Scientific Sessions “is the American Heart Association's largest gathering of scientists and healthcare professionals devoted to the science of cardiovascular disease and stroke and the care of patients suffering from these diseases. Programming is designed to improve patient care by communicating the most timely and significant advances in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease from many different perspectives. Sessions provides five days of comprehensive, unparalleled education through more than 4,000 presentations given by some of the world’s top leaders in the areas of cardiovascular disease as well as a chance to experience more than 300 exhibitors showcasing the latest cardiovascular technology and resources.”

WHEN: November 3-7, 2012

WHERE: Los Angeles, CA

AHA 2012 is being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Click here for more information about registration and housing options at AHA 2012

Download the complete AHA 2012 Scientific Sessions brochure here.

The complete preliminary AHA 2012 program provides information on the lectures, panel discussions, and other sessions at this year’s meeting, organized into 15 programming tracks.

The AHA 2012 Program and Itinerary Planner allows you to search by “Session Type, Session Title, Presentation Title, Author Name, and Institution,” as well as filter results by presentation date.

The Week-at-a-Glance conference schedule is also a useful tool for planning your time at AHA 2012 and keeping track of special events and symposia.

While you’re at the conference, don’t forget to check out the exhibit hall. Download a complete list of exhibitors and print out an exhibit hall map, as well as a map of scheduled symposia.

Programming at AHA 2012 is organized into seven Cardiovascular Cores:

  • Core 1: Cardiovascular Imaging — programming & schedule at a glance
  • Core 2: Epidemiology and Prevention of CV Disease: Physiology, Pharmacology, and Lifestyle — programming & schedule at a glance
  • Core 3: Genetics, Genomics, and Congenital Disorders — programming & schedule at a glance
  • Core 4: Heart Rhythm Disorders and Resuscitation Science — programming & schedule at a glance
  • Core 5: Myocardium: Function and Failure — programming & schedule at a glance
  • Core 6: Vascular Disease: Catheter-based and Surgical Interventions — programming & schedule at a glance
  • Core 7: Vascular Disease: Biology and Clinical Science — programming & schedule at a glance

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