Now accepting ASM 2023 abstract submissions through April 4!

HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2023

October 6, 2023 - October 9, 2023 | Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland | Cleveland, OH

Abstracts and Oral Poster Sessions

Research is integral to the future of patient care and in the development of young researchers. Abstracts and Oral Poster Sessions are an essential part of the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting and submissions are encouraged from all professional disciplines.

HFSA is now accepting abstract submissions for ASM 2023 through April 4! Look below for details on these exciting abstract opportunities!

OPEN NOW: Submitting an Abstract

Find details on how to submit your abstract for consideration at the HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2023. Abstracts will be accepted through April 4, 2023.

COMING SOON: Information for Abstract Presenters

Go here to find technical guidelines on creating an ePoster, promoting your ePoster, and all other guidelines for accepted poster authors. This will be available at a later date.

COMING SOON: Information for Oral Poster Presenters

Go here to find technical guidelines on leading an Oral Poster Session and all other guidelines for accepted Oral Poster Session presenters. This will be available at a later date.

The HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting 2023 will include the following opportunities for researchers to present their science via posters.

  • ePoster presenters have the opportunity to create a digital poster, which will be displayed on a monitor in the ePoster Hub onsite. Accepted presenters will receive a designated time to share their science with attendees at their monitor during Poster Presentations. This is an opportunity for all attendees to learn about the research directly from the poster creator.
  • Fast-paced Oral Poster Sessions, featuring selected abstracts, will be hosted in the Poster Theater in the Exhibit Hall. Audience Q&A will be guided by poster professors and editors from the Journal of Cardiac Failure
  • Investigator Awards will feature abstracts that are representative of research excellence in young trainees and investigators.

Exploring Abstracts at the Meeting

ePoster Hub

In 2023, HFSA will be utilizing ePosters, which are digital presentations of a poster. Attendees will be able to view ePosters in the ePoster Hub in the Exhibit Hall during the Annual Scientific Meeting, regardless of day and time of presentations.

Oral Poster Sessions will also be held in a designated area of the Exhibit Hall.

Investigator Award competition sessions will be held in meeting rooms. Check the official agenda for details. 

Investigator Awards

About the Awards

HFSA offers three investigator award competitions at its annual meeting. These awards are to recognize research excellence in young trainees and investigators. Finalists will present their work orally in scientific sessions during the Annual Scientific Meeting. Winners are announced live during a session on the final day of the meeting. 

Award finalists will be notified in late June. Monetary awards are provided to first place presenters and to the runner up presenter of the JNC award, and to the first place presenters of the NI award in Research and Clinical categories. All award finalists receive complimentary registration to the Annual Scientific Meeting.

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

Jay N. Cohn New Investigator Award – Basic Science/Clinical

Eligibility:  Candidates must have completed training no earlier than 2022, be first author, and have played a major role in research study being submitted. The finalist must present their research results in respective JNCNI award session during the 2023 HFSA Annual Scientific Meeting.

Nursing Investigator Awards

  • Nursing Investigator Award – Research: This award recognizes outstanding and innovative research in the field of heart failure by a nurse researcher. A review committee will choose up to five finalists.
  • Nursing Investigator Award – Clinical: This award recognizes outstanding and innovative nurses in the field of heart failure by that are active in clinical nursing research. Up to five finalists are chosen.

Eligibility: Candidates must be a nurse investigator or a student in an accredited nursing program and first author and presenter of the abstract submitted. Candidate cannot be a member of the HFSA Nursing Award Committee. Previous finalists for this award are ineligible. Individuals cannot apply for both the Clinical Excellence in Nursing and Nursing Research Awards in the same year.

Oral Poster Sessions

Visit the Poster Theater inside the Exhibit Hall during Poster Receptions to hear from researchers in fast-paced Oral Poster Sessions, with audience Q&A guided by poster professors and editors from the Journal of Cardiac Failure.  

Clinical Trial Central

Browse this section of the ePoster Hub which includes information on research that is being conducted through randomized trials, and trials that are open for patient enrollment.