The 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America will be held on Friday, September 13, through Monday, September 16, 2019 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Target Audience: HFSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting is intended for physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists,  scientists, and health care professionals who specialize or have an interest  in heart failure.

Advance Program is now available! 

2019 Program Committee

2019 Program Committee Co-Chairs

Wilson Tang, MD, FHFSA
Dennis McNamara MD
Sara Paul DNP, FNP
Sheryl Chow PharmD, FHFSA

2019 Program Committe
Omar Abou Ezzeddine, MD, CM, MS
Jeffrey Alexis, MD
Larry Allen, MD, MHS, FHFSA
Ponrathi R. Athilingam, PhD, ACNP, FAANP, FHFSA
Arvind Bhimaraj, MD, MPH, FHFSA
Javed Butler, MD, MPH, MBA
Horng Chen, MBBCh
Julie Creaser RN, MN
Anita Deswal, MD, MPH, FHFSA
Adam Devore, MD
Robert Didomenico, PharmD
Sandra Dunbar, RN, PhD
Debra Ferguson, ANP-BC
Eiran Gorodeski, MD, MPH, FHFSA
Justin Grodin, MD, MPH
Doug Jennings, PharmD
Peggy Kirkwood, RN, MSN, ACNPC, CHFN, AACC
Liviu Klein, MD, MS
Peter Liu, MD
Alanna Morris, MD, MSc, FHFSA
Srinivas Murali, MD
J. Herbert Patterson, PharmD, FHFSA
Anu Lala Trindad, MD
Gurusher Panjrath, MBBS
Bunny Pozehl, RN, PhD
Julie Rosenthal, MD
Doug Sawyer, MD, PhD
Kristen Sethares, PhD, RN, CNE, FAHA
Palak Shah, MD, MS, FHFSA
Marc Simon, MD
Amanda Vest, MBBS, MPH, FHFSA

Schedule at a Glance

*Schedule subject to slight changes

Annual Meeting Kickoff: Friday, September 13, 2019

  • Pre-Meeting Workshops – Friday, September 13 | 12:00 PM  EDT
  • Opening Reception and Poster Session 1 – Friday, September 13 | 6:00 PM EDT
  • Dinner Satellite Symposium & Contemporary Forums – Friday, September 13 | evening 7:30  PMEDT

Annual Meeting Adjourns: Monday, September 16, 2019

Sessions will wrap up at approximately 4:30 PM EDT

Open Program Proposals

2019 Hyde Park

Application Deadline: July 1, 2019
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2019 Late Breaking Clinical Trials

Application Deadline: July 1, 2019
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2019 Clinical Trial Row

Application Deadline: July 13, 2019
Download 2019 Clinical Trial Row Application >>

2019 Emerging Therapies Row

Application Deadline: July 13, 2019
Download 2019 Emerging Therapies Row Application 

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