CardioVascular Center for Research and Innovation (CVCRI)

ACC: 6th Annual Scientific Session & Expo

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Tufts MC Division of Cardiology and CardioVascular Center clinician-investigators and clinician-scientists played prominent roles in the recent Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, held in Orlando, participating in over 40 sessions during the meeting.

Full List of Speakers

Tufts Medical Center had 19 cardiology specialists give 39 talks throughout the duration of the 2018 Expo. View the full list >

Achievements at ACC

Barry Maron, MD
Dr. Maron was awarded the prestigious ACC Lifetime Achievement Award at the Convocation Ceremony. Each year one individual is awarded who has demonstrated a lifetime of outstanding achievements in the field of cardiovascular disease and has served as a role model through service, basic or clinical research and teaching. This award acknowledges Dr. Maron’s enormous achievements across his productive career.

Michele Esposito, MD
Dr. Esposito won 2nd place in the highly-competitive Basic and Translational Science 2018 Young Investigator Awards Competition, presenting a moderated poster on increased levels of SDF-1A associated with reduced infarct size in model of acute MI treated with primary LV unloading. 

Amanda Vest, MD
Dr. Vest participated as a panelist in an “Ask the Expert” Heart Failure session.

Cardiovascular Innovations 2018
When: Jul 26-28
Where: Denver, CO
Details: 16.35 AMA Credits for Physicians
Abstract Deadline: Jun 1

AHA: BCVS - Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Scientific Sessions

When: Jul 30-Aug 2
Where: San Antonio, TX
Details: CME and MOC credits available
Abstract Deadline: Mar 20

HFSA 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting (Heart Failure Society of America)

When: Sep 15-18
Where: Nashville, TN
Details: CME and MOCs vary
Abstract Deadline: Apr 9

Hartford HealthCare 34th Annual Cardiovascular Symposium

When: Oct 3
Where: Hartford, CT
Details: 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Tufts Medical Center 11th Annual New England Heart Failure & Transplant Network Conference
When: Nov 2
Where: Waltham, MA
Details: Coming soon... 

AHA 2018: Scientific Sessions
When: Nov 10-12
Where: Chicago, IL
Details: Innovative curriculum, multiple disciplines, CME & MOC credits available
Abstract Deadline: Jun 7

STS 5th Annual Meeting (Society of Thoracic Surgeons)
When: Jan 26-29 (2019)
Where: San Diego, CA
To Note: Details coming soon on how to submit abstracts