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The American College of Cardiology's 70th Annual Scientific Session & Expo

The American College of Cardiology's 70th Annual Scientific Session & Expo is now an all virtual experience streaming live from Saturday, May 15 to Monday, May 17, 2021, with on demand access.

The American College of Cardiology's 70th Annual Scientific Session & Expo is now an all virtual experience streaming live May 15–17, 2021, with on demand access.

ACC.21, the all virtual experience, is built on the success of last year's meeting with an enhanced world-class program delivered through our innovative digital platform built for learning, collaboration and networking. Get access to practice-changing research and cutting-edge education with 6 channels of streaming sessions, 3,300 eAbstracts, 100+ Pathway Collection sessions, as well as the Virtual Expo and our signature Learning Destinations. Last but not least, you'll have more opportunities to engage and interact with attendees from around the world.

Use the ACC.21/WCC Online Planner to browse all sessions.

Mass General Presenters


Michael Honigberg, MD

May 17, 8:12 a.m. - 8:22 a.m.
Cardiovascular and Renal Outcomes Across the Glycemic spectrum: Insights From the UK Biobank

Tomas Neilan, MD

May 15, 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
In-Hospital Outcomes Among COVID-10 Patients with Cancer and Cardiovascular disease

TBD
Multimodality Imaging in Cardio-Oncology - 676-06 Myocarditis Related to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: Imaging is Critical and Sufficient

Thor Sundt, MD

May 15
Uniquely Bicuspid Valve: Two Leaflets and a Tool Kit Discussant

Ahmed Tawakol, MD

May 15, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Polygenic risk score for coronary artery disease associates with incidence of calcific aortic stenosis

May 16, 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Exercise lowers stress associated neurobiological activity potential mechanism contributing to cardiovascular risk reduction

May 16, 10:02 a.m. - 10:10 p.m.
Comparison of standardized treatment effect sizes for invasive and non-invasive endpoints in pulmonary arterial hypertension: insights from the repair study

Ahmed Tawakol, MD, and Kenechukwu Mezue, MD

May 17, 8:38 a.m. - 8:48 a.m.
Alcohol's Beneficial Effect on Cardiovascular Disease is Partially Mediated Through Modulation of Stress Associated Brain Activity

Meagan Wasfy, MD

May 15, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Multimodality Imaging of Athletes: What Do The New Consensus Statement Teach Us?

Malissa Wood, MD

May 16, 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Echocardiographic markers of myocardial dysfunction in spontaneous coronary artery dissection

May 17, 1:14 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
Putting it all together: Overview of the guidelines

TBD
Faculty Mentor: Virtual ACC.21 FIT Virtual Mix and Mingle

Doreen DeFaria Yeh, MD

May 16, 10:05 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Cultivating an Anti-Racist Culture in Cardiovascular Medicine: Strategies for Recruiting and Supporting Cardiology Fellows in Training from Diverse Backgrounds

May 15, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Chair: COVID intensive: Uncovering the Silver Linings

May 15, 12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Crisis and Inspiration Leading During the COVID Era

Hassan Alfraidi, MD

May 17, 9:42 a.m. - 9:50 p.m.
Atrial Functional Mitral Regurgitation Adverse Outcomes with associated heart failure

May 17, 9:42 a.m. - 9:50 p.m.
Is transesophageal echocardiographic evaluation prior to electrophysiology procedure necessary in anticoagulated patients with minimal interruption of anticoagulation?

Lindsey Cilia, MD

May 16, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Moderating: Unusual Anatomy, Out of the Box Interventions

Doug Drachman, MD

Vice Chair for ACC.21 Meeting

Sammy Elmariah, MD

May 16, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Transfemoral Tricusid Valve Replacement in Patients with Tricuspid Regurgitation: 30-day results of the transcend study

May 16, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Structural Valve Deterioration of transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve in patient with chronic kidney disease: Insights from the partner 2A Trial and Sapien 3 Intermedia TE risk registry

May 16, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Comparisons of echocardiographic and invasive aortic gradient assessment in aortic stenosis, degenerated surgical bioprosthesis native and valve-in-valve TAVR: a multicenter study

May 16, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Biomarkers of cardiac damage and stretch but not left ventricular mass alone identify patients with a maladaptive response to aortic stenosis at increased risk of mortality

May 16, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Association between left ventricular ejection fraction improvement after transcatheter aortic valve replacement and 5-year survival: an analysis of the partner trials and registries

May 16, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Five year outcomes comparing surgical versus transcatheter aortic valve replacement in intermediate- risk patient with chronic kidney disease

Neyat Fiseha

May 16, 1:15 p.m. - 1:25 p.m.
Circulating Gut-derived Metabolites in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved, Reduced or Recovered Ejection Fraction, and in the Age- and Sex-matched Controls: Results From the Preserved Vs. Reduced Ejection Fraction Biomechanical Marker Registry for Ambulatory Heart Failure Patients (Prefer-hf) Study

Laura Flannery, MD

TBD
Patient and process related contributors to the under-utilization of aortic valve replacement in severe aortic stenosis

Malek Hassan, MD

May 15, 2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
NTproBNP levels and cardiac events in patients with immune checkpoint inhibitor-myocarditis

Farouc Jaffer, MD

May 16, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Invasive Imaging and Physiology Diagnosis and Management of ACS Patients and Plaques

May 15, 10:45 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.
Poster: Effect of Tocilizumab on cardicac injury and dysfunction in COVID-19

Jay Khambhati, MD

May 15, 1:03 p.m. - 1:08 p.m.
Challenging Cases in COVID: Case Presentation #1: Myocardial Involvment in COVID: When Ventricular Function Suffers

Dhaval Kolte, MD, MBBS

May 16, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Improvement in left ventricular ejection fraction after transcatheter aortic valve replacement is associated with better 5-year survival: an analysis of the PARTNER Trials and registries

May 16, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Hospital Variation in 30-Day readmissions following transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Christopher Learn, MD

May 16, 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Moderating: Nuts & Bolts of Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Disease

Njambi Mathenge, MD, MPH

May 15, 12:30 p.m. - 12:40 p.m.
Socioeconomic predictors of telemedicine access among patients receiving ambulatory cardiovascular care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Akihiro Nakajjima, MD

May 16, 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Poster Presentation: Plaque Phenotype and Clinical Characteristics of South Asian (Indian) Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes: An Optical Coherence Tomography Study

Pradeep Natarajan, MD, MMSc

TBD
Genetic Risk Scores- Personalized Prevention from Birth and Beyond

TBD
Featured Clinical Research III

May 17, 2:10 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.
When Is Genetic Testing Helpful?

James Pirruccello, MD

TBD
Deep Learning Models of Cardiac MRI