Abstracts & Poster Information

2018 Call for Abstracts – Now Open

Submission Deadline: April 9, 2018

February 15, 2018 Call for Abstracts Open
April 9, 2018 Call for Abstracts Close
Mid-March 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting Registration Opens
Early June Notification and acceptance emails will be sent to selected abstract authors

HFSA appreciates the significance that research plays in the future of patient care and in the development of young researchers. Posters and oral abstract presentations are an essential part of the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting and submissions are encouraged from all professional disciplines.

HFSA’s 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting will once again feature posters, oral presentations, oral abstract award sessions, and a special supplemental Issue of the Journal of Cardiac Failure with published abstracts. The 2017 full supplement can be viewed here.

Accepted abstracts will be displayed as posters in a designated section of the Exhibit Hall from Saturday – Monday, September 15-17, 2018. Award Sessions and oral presentations are included in the scientific program.

Abstracts on heart failure research are invited in the following categories:

  • Biomarkers / Neurohormones / Cytokines
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Structure / Imaging
  • Clinical Care
  • Clinical Trails
  • Electrophysiology / Arrhythmias
  • Epidemiology / Prevention
  • Management Strategies / Adherence / Self Care
  • Molecular Biology / Genetics / Cell Therapy
  • Performance Improvement Initiatives/Case Studies*
  • Quality of Care / Outcomes
  • Surgery / Transplantation / Devices

*Note: Case Studies and Performance Improvement Initiative abstracts are not eligible for awards.

Investigator Awards & Oral Presentations
Electronic Submission & Acceptance
Abstract Submission Guidelines
Abstract Development