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

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) will host its Annual Scientific Session & Expo in Atlanta, GA, on April 6 – 8, 2024. ACC 2024 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 its 2024 Annual Scientific Session & Expo in Atlanta, GA, on April 6 – 8, 2024. ACC 2024 is your time to network with colleagues, see the latest science and innovation, and learn about practice-changing updates in care.

ACC 2024 includes 300+ sessions and late-breaking clinical research across 11 learning pathways on cardiovascular care at a global scale. View the Schedule-At-A-Glance for additional details.

April 5, 2024

Hispanic Acute Myocardial Infarction Discharge Intervention Study: Bridging Post-infarction Disparities

Oral Presentation
Signia by Hilton Atlanta World Congress Center: 5:30 p.m. – 6:35 p.m.
Giselle Suero-Abreu, MD, PhD, MSc

April 6, 2024

ACC.24 Opening Showcase

Hall B-1 Main Tent: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Douglas Drachman, MD

Learn by Doing: Immersive Simulation Experiences in Critical Care Medicine, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, HTN Management, Left Appendage Closure, and Arrhythmia Detection and Management

Presenter, Session Number 301
Skills Center, Lounge & Learn: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Meagan Wasfy, MD

Cath Lab Conundrum: A Team-based Escape Room Challenge

ACC Participant, Session Number 302
Skills Center, Lounge & Learn: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ada Stefanescu Schmidt, MDCM, MSc, FACC

Discussing the Less Discussed: Cultural Competency and Healthcare Access Barriers

Presenter, Session 4702
Health Equity Hub: 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Michael Honigberg, MD, MPP

PGC-1α Safeguards Against Murine and Human Cardiomyopathy and Immune-Fibrosis

Oral Presentation, Session Number 901
Engage Stage: 12:15 p.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Sumeet Khetarpal, MD, PhD

Proteins Associated With Coronary Plaques With Evidence of Previous Disruption

Poster Contribution, Session Number 1269
Hall B4-5: 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Ik-Kyung Jang, MD, PhD

Differences in Plaque Burden Between Plaque Rupture and Plaque Erosion: A Combined Computed Tomography Angiography and Optical Coherence Tomography Study

Poster Contribution, Session Number 1270
Hall B4-5: 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Ik-Kyung Jang, MD, PhD

Lifestyle Behaviors Associate With Greater Reduction in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among People With Anxiety and/or Depression: Mediated by a Reduction in Stress Related Brain Activity

Session Number 910
Engage Stage: 1:15 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.
Ahmed Tawakol, MD

Associations of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder With Deep Vein Thrombosis: Involvement of Neuroimmune Mechanisms

Session Number 1029
Moderated Poster Theater 05: 1:45 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.
Ahmed Tawakol, MD

Myocardial Metabolic Efficiency in Healthy Athletes versus Patients With Non-obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Moderated Poster Contribution, Session Number 1033
Moderated Poster Theater 09: 1:45 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.
Meagan Wasfy, MD

Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Is It as Bad as It Sounds?

Panelist, Session 617
B401: 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
David Dudzinski, MD, JD

STAT PAGE: Emergencies in Cardio-obstetrics for the Interventionalist

Co-Chair, Session Number 619
B405: 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Ada Stefanescu Schmidt, MDCM, MSc, FACC

STAT PAGE: Emergencies in Cardio-obstetrics for the Interventionalist

Panelist, Session Number 619
B405: 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Nandita Scott, MD

Comparison of 1st Year and 3rd Year ECGs in Collegiate Athletes

Poster Contribution, Session Number 1033
Moderated Poster Theater 09: 2:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
Eugene Chung, MD, MPH

Debate (PRO): Weight Loss Medications in Young Adults: To Prescribe or Not to Prescribe, That Is the Question!

Presenter, Session 626
B314: 2:21 p.m.
Michael Honigberg, MD, MPP

Coronary Conundrums

ACC Poster Moderator, Session Number 1047
Moderated Poster Theater 11: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ada Stefanescu Schmidt, MDCM, MSc, FACC

Associations Between Mosaic Chromosomal Alterations and Incident Venous Thromboembolism in the Mass General Brigham Biobank

Presenter, Session Number 1321
Hall B4-5: 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ohad Oren, MD

Accelerated Development of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Significantly Mediates Risk for Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Session Number 1330
Hall B4-5: 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ahmed Tawakol, MD

Anxiety and Depression Increase Cardiovascular Disease Risk By Accelerating the Development of Risk Factors: Effects of Age and Sex

Session Number 1331
Hall B4-5: 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Ahmed Tawakol, MD

The Heartbeat Games: Unraveling Cardiovascular Disease in Master Athletes

Participant, Session Number 633
B402: 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Meagan Wasfy, MD

April 7, 2024

Athletes' Heart Conundrums: Differentiating Good From Bad Big Hearts

Co-Chair, Session Number 653
B216: 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Meagan Wasfy, MD

Joint American College of Cardiology/New England Journal of Medicine Late-Breaking Clinical Trials III

Co-Chair, Session 406
Hall B-1 Main Tent: 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Douglas Drachman, MD

Pregnancy in Congenital Heart Disease: High Risk, High Reward!

Panelist, Session Number 657
B308: 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Nandita Scott, MD

Genomic Medicine: How Do We Implement It in the Office?

Presenter, Session 712
B206: 10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
Michael Honigberg, MD, MPP

Valvular Heart Disease in Special Populations

Poster Moderator, Session 1067
Moderated Poster Theater 07: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
David Dudzinski, MD, JD

Long-term Outcomes of TAVR in Bucuspid Aortic Stenosis

Oral Presentation, Session Number 1388
Hall B4-5, Board #171: 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Parth Patel, MD

Zipes Distinguished Young Scientist Awardee Keynote - Overcoming the Male Bias: Why Sex Differences Matter

Presenter, Session 665
B401: 12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Emily Lau, MD, MPH

Trials and Tribulations of Tricuspid Regurgitation Management in 2024

Co-Chair, Session Number 669
B407: 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Ada Stefanescu Schmidt, MDCM, MSc, FACC

AF in Specific Populations: A Case Based Session

Panelist, Session Number 672
B312: 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Eugene Chung, MD, MPH

Debate PRO: Exercise Hemodynamics Are Critical For the Clinical Care of HFpEF and PH

Debate and Q&A, Session 506
Thomas B. Murphy Ballroom 2: 12:41 p.m. – 12:59 p.m.
Gregory Lewis, MD

Treating the Athlete With AF

Presentation, Session Number 672
B312: 12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Eugene Chung, MD, MPH

Gender Bias in MKSAP 18: Implications for Medical Education

Oral Abstract, Session 1069
B213: 12:15 p.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Rati Vani, MD & Emily Lau, MD, MPH

Recruiting a Diverse Patient Population for Clinical Trials: Panel Discussion

Learning Destination Presenter, Session 4719
Health Equity Hub: 1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Colleen Harrington, MD

Leaky Squeaky Heart: Percutaneous Valve Interventions

Co-Chair, Session Number 685
B308: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Ada Stefanescu Schmidt, MDCM, MSc, FACC

Risk Stratification Tools and How to Counsel Before the Crisis

Presenter, Session 688
B313A: 2:15 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Emily Lau, MD, MPH

Cardio Obstetrics 101: Playbook for Optimizing Maternal and Fetal Health

Co-Chair, Session Number 688
B313A: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Nandita Scott, MD

Treating Arrhythmias in Athletes: When, Who and How?

Co-Chair, Session Number 709
B312: 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Eugene Chung, MD, MPH

Sex-based Differences in Cardiovascular Imaging: Females Are Not Small Males

Panelist, Session Number 713
B213: 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Meagan Wasfy, MD

Case Presentation: Sex-Based Differences in the Imaging Manifestations of Mitral Valve Disease

Oral Presentation, Session 713
B213: 4:45 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.
Anna O'Kelly, MD, MPhil

Horses and Zebras: Multimodality Imaging in Evaluation of Chest Pain in Females

Presenter, Session 713
B213: 5:20 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Emily Lau, MD, MPH

April 8, 2024

A Selective Aldose Reductase Inhibitor (at-001) for the Treatment of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy: Primary Results of the Phase 3 Randomized Controlled Arise-HF Study

Late-Breaking Clinical Trials, Session Number 411
Hall B-1 Main Tent: 8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m.
James Januzzi, MD

Disparities in Lipoprotein(a) Testing Among Patients With and Without Coronary Heart Disease in a Large Integrated Health System, 2010 to 2021

Poster Presentation, Session 1492
Hall B4-5: 9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Christian Faaborg-Andersen, MD & Michael Honigberg, MD, MPP

Genetic Susceptibility to Stress Syndromes Heightens the Risk of Acute Coronary Syndrome Triggered By Socio-Political Stress

Session Number 1505
Hall B4-5: 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Ahmed Tawakol, MD

#HeartSuccess and #Epeeps – Arrhythmias in Advanced Heart Failure

Co-Chair, Session 735
B312: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Gregory Lewis, MD

A New Era in Consideration of Competitive Sports Participation in Athletes With Heart Disease: Let's Debate!

Co-Chair, Session Number 736
B313A: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Eugene Chung, MD, MPH

Valvular Mixology: Concomitant Aortic and Mitral Valve Disease

Co-Chair, Session 741
B213: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
David Dudzinski, MD, JD

Functional and Hematological Implications of Distinct Definitions of Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure: A Substudy From the HEART-FID Trial

Moderated Poster, Session 1110
Moderated Poster Theater 02: 11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Gregory Lewis, MD

More Than the Cors: Imaging Large Vessels in Vasculitis

Presentation, Session Number 755
B213: 1:15 p.m. – 1:27 p.m.
Michael Osborne, MD

Does My Asymptomatic Patient With Malignancy Have Ischemia? When and How to Screen for Cardiotoxicity? A Clinician's Point of View

Oral Presentation, Session Number 766
B213: 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Giselle Suero-Abreu, MD, PhD, MSc