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The American College of Cardiology's 71st Annual Scientific Session & Expo

The American College of Cardiology will host the 71st Annual Scientific Session & Expo in Washington, DC, April 2 – 4, 2022. ACC.22 is your time to network with colleagues, see the latest science and innovation, and learn about practice-changing updates in care.

The American College of Cardiology will host the 71st Annual Scientific Session & Expo in Washington, DC, April 2 - 4, 2022. ACC.22 is your time to network with colleagues, see the latest science and innovation, and learn about practice-changing updates in care.

In tandem with ACC.22 in Washington, DC, ACC is planning a robust and engaging ACC.22 Virtual that will allow colleagues who are unable to attend in person to participate real-time with a global audience.

View the Schedule-At-A-Glance for additional details.

Use the ACC.22/WCC Online Planner to browse all sessions.

Mass General Presenters


Marc P. Allard-Ratick, MD

April 2, 10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Change in Tricuspid Regurgitation Severity Over Time After Transvenous Pacemaker and Defibrillator Lead Extraction

Neel M. Butala, MD, MBA

April 2, 12:30 p.m. - 12:40 p.m.
Optimized Risk Score to Predict Mortality in Patients With Cardiogenic Shock in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Lindsey Ann Cilia, MD

April 2, 2:03 p.m. - 2:08 p.m.
Case Presentation: Patient With STEMI Requiring Impella Support

April 4, 12:02 p.m. - 12:07 p.m.
Case Presentation: Type II MI

Douglas Emmet Drachman, MD

April 3, 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Chair: Joint American College of Cardiology/New England Journal of Medicine Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

April 3, 11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Variation in Survival After Cardiopulmonary Arrest in Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories in the United States: Insights from GWTG - Resuscitation 

David M. Dudzinski, MD

April 4, 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Co-Chair: Ethics and Resource Utilization in Valve Disease Intervention in Nonagenarians

Simran Singh Grewal, DO

April 2, 10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Cardiovascular Benefit of Exercise Is Greater in Those With Anxiety and Depression

April 2, 10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
Comparing Comorbidity Burden in Clinical Trial Populations Versus Real World Cohorts May Aid Clinical Translation of Research Findings

Michael C. Honigberg, MD, MPP

April 2, 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Co-Chair: Cardio-ObsteTRICKS = How Should a Pregnancy History Guide Promotion of CV Health

April 2, 4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.
Pre-Eclampsia: Maternal Red Flag of Risk

April 4, 9:32 a.m. - 9:42 a.m.
Age of Menopause, Leukocyte Telomere Length, and Coronary Heart Disease

April 4, 2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Lipoprotein(a), Menopausal Hormone Therapy, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: The UK Biobank

James Louis Januzzi, MD

April 2, 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
PCI in Heart Failure With Reduced EF (HFrEF) - The Who, The How, and The Why?

April 3, 8:10 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.
Essentials for Diagnosis and Work Up of HF-rEF

April 3, 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Panelist: Joint American College of Cardiology/New England Journal of Medicine Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

April 4, 11:22 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
cTn and Heart Failure: What To Do When BNP/nt-proBNP and cTn Are Both High

Pradeep Natarajan, MD

April 2, 12:46 p.m. - 12:54 p.m.
Genetic Testing for the Prevention and Evaluation of Early-Onset Myocardial Infarction

April 3, 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Joint American College of Cardiology/Journal of the American Medical Association Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

April 4, 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Co-Chair: Chaat Masala: The Risk-Enhancing South Asian Ancestry

Anna C. O'Kelly, MD, MPhil

April 3, 10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
Pregnancy, Valvular Disease, and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS): A Collaborative Approach to Outcompeting Competing Hemodynamic Demands

Andrew Oseran, MD, MBA

April 2, 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Adults With Cardiovascular Disease in Medicare Advantage Plans Experience Greater Financial Strain Compared to Traditional Medicare

April 2, 1:00 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Racial and Ethnic Minority Adults With Cardiovascular Disease Experience Greater Financial Strain in Both Medicare Advantage and Traditional Medicare

Kaavya Paruchuri, MD

April 2, 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Patient Engagement on an Integrated Digital Health Platform Post Hospitalization for Heart Failure: An Interim Analysis

Jonathan R. Salik, MD

April 1, 1:55 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Fellowship in the Time of COVID: The Fellow Perspective

April 2, 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Poster Moderator: Cardiology Training and Lifelong Learning: Trends and New Techniques

April 3, 2:55 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Case Presentation: COVID With Long Term Symptoms

Amy A. Sarma, MD

April 2, 8:30 a.m.
Adverse Cardiac Remodelling By Echocardiography Following Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Feasibility of a Virtual Blood Pressure Monitoring Program Titrated to ACC/AHA Guidelines Among Outpatient Postpartum Women With Hypertension: A Pilot Study

April 2, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Panelist: Best Practices in Parental Leave During Cardiology Fellowship

April 3, 2:50 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Discussant: Late-Breaking Clinical Trials Deep Dive I

Ada C. Stefanescu Schmidt, MD, MSc, FACC

April 2, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Learn by Doing: Immersive Simulation Experiences in Cardiac-OB, Valvular Disease and Syncope Management

April 3, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Learn by Doing: Immersive Simulation Experiences in Cardiac-OB, Valvular Disease and Syncope Management

April 3, 2:00 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Case Presentation: Recurrent Coarctation in Patient With Aneurysm and High Risk Features

April 4, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Learn by Doing: Immersive Simulation Experiences in Cardiac-OB, Valvular Disease and Syncope Management

Ahmed Tawakol, MD

April 2, 10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Cardiovascular Benefit of Exercise Is Greater in Those With Anxiety and Depression

April 2, 2:09 p.m. - 2:21 p.m.
Toolkit for Identifying Inflammation: The Imaging Perspective

Jason H. Wasfy, MD

April 3, 10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
Noncardiac Surgery in Patients With VHD

Malissa J. Wood, MD

April 2, 9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Poster Moderator: Dissecting Away!: Complex Clinical Cases Moderated Poster Contributions -- FIT

April 2, 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Co-Chair: Oh My! MI in Pregnancy!! Risks, Diagnosis and Management of Pregnancy-associated Myocardial Infarction and Ischemia

April 2, 2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Reproductive Health Features Associated With Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: A Report of the ISCAD Registry

April 2, 2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Prevalence of Potential Triggers and Underlying Medical Conditions in Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: A Report of the ISCAD Registry

April 3, 8:10 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.
Extracoronary Vascular Abnormalities in Patients With Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: A Report of the ISCAD Registry

April 3, 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Panelist: Dissecting the Data: Discussions on the Management of SCAD

April 4, 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Migraine Headache in Patients With Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: A Report of the ISCAD Registry

Danita M. Yoerger Sanborn, MD, MMSc

April 2, 4:45 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.
Case Presenter: A Thickened Heart-Amyloid