HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

September 30, 2022 - October 3, 2022 | Gaylord National Harbor | Washington, DC

Key Lectures

There are two key lectures held at the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting, honoring influential leaders and their work in the field of heart failure. Learn more about these lectures below.


Thomas L. Force Lecture 

Presented by Eckhard Wolf, PhD

Sunday, October 2 | 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM | National Harbor 4/5 and livestreamed

Presented during the session: Excellence in Translational Science

The Thomas L. Force Lecture honors the work the late HFSA past president did to bring important basic and translational research to the annual meeting and is delivered each year by someone whose work is focused on these areas of research. The Thomas L. Force Lecture will be held this year as part of the Excellence in Translational Science session. The topic of this year’s lecture will be announced at a later date.


Mihai Gheorghiade Lecture

Presented by Karen Sliwa, MD

Sunday, October 2 | 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM | National Harbor 4/5 and Livestreamed

Presented during the session: Global Innovations in the Care of Patients with Heart Failure

The annual Mihai Gheorghiade Lecture takes place as just one component of an ASM session that puts the spotlight on global innovations in the care of patients with HF. The lecture honors Dr. Gheorghiade – a frequent past ASM faculty member – who made significant contributions to the field on an international scale. Details about this year's lecture will be announced at a later date.