Programming communities

AHA Scientific Sessions integrates three broad areas of basic, clinical and population sciences. To assist attendees in navigating the meeting and exhibitors, Scientific Sessions offers 27 communities.


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Basic Science

  • Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, Vascular Biology
  • Cardiac Development, Structure and Function
  • Cellular Biology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Metabolism and Physiology
  • Signaling

 Clinical Science

  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology
  • Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias
  • Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies
  • Hypertension and Nephrology
  • Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
  • Interventional Treatments
  • Nursing Research and Clinical
  • Pulmonary Hypertension and Critical Care
  • Stroke and Neuroscience
  • Surgery and Anesthesia
  • Vascular Disease and Thrombosis

Population Science

  • Cardiometabolic Health and Diabetes
  • Epidemiology, Big Data and Precision Medicine
  • Health Tech
  • Lifestyle and Behavioral Medicine
  • Prevention Health & Wellness
  • Quality of Care
  • Go Red For Women and Special Populations