HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

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

Plenary Sessions

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In 2022, HFSA ASM will feature daily plenary sessions -- an opportunity for all attendees to come together each morning for high-level content, keynote speakers, and exciting announcements. Look below for details on this year's plenaries.

Saturday, October 1: Presidential Plenary

Opening Keynote Address: The Importance of Innovation in Heart Failure: Perspectives on Scientific, Regulatory, and Funding Initiatives

9:30 AM ET | Room TBA


Join us for this year's Presidential Plenary and our opening keynote address:

Michael Bristow, MD, PhD Headshot

Creation and Translation: Making Discoveries and Bringing Them to the Bedside, Michael Bristow, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine-Cardiology at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital



Gary H. Gibbons, MD headshot

Setting the Agenda: Funding Strategies to Maximize InnovationGary Gibbons, MD, Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)



Discussion: Drs Bristow and Gibbons will be joined by additional panelists in a discussion on how to enhance and sustain innovation in the field.

Also featured during the Opening Plenary session:

  • HFSA President’s Address
    • Mark Drazner, MD, MSc, FHFSA, HFSA President
    • John Teerlink, MD, HFSA President-Elect and Director of Heart Failure and of the Echocardiography Laboratory at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • HFSA Award announcements


Sunday, October 2: Late Breaking Clinical Trials

8:00 AM ET | Room TBA

Check back soon for more information!




Monday, October 3: Clinical Cardiac Xenotransplantation: the Maryland Experience 

8:00 AM ET | Room TBA

Check back soon for more information!


*Titles, dates, times and details subject to change