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HFSA Call for Abstracts 2018

Practice News Annual Scientific Meeting

Call for Abstracts 2018

Submission Deadline: April 9, 2018 (CLOSED)

The Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting will once again feature posters, oral abstract presentations, oral abstract award sessions, and a special Issue of the Journal of Cardiac Failure with published poster abstracts.

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. Accepted abstracts will be displayed as posters in a designated section of the Exhibit Hall from Saturday – Monday, September 15-17, 2018. Award Sessions will be featured 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 are not eligible for awards

Abstract Submission Site


For more information about the submission guidelines, the online process, awards eligibility, and related issues, visit the Annual Scientific Meeting website


About the 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting

The 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of American will be held September 15-18, 2018 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. It will bring together physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, scientist, and other health professionals interested in the study and treatment of heart failure. Additional information about the scientific program, registration, and hotel information will be available on the Annual Scientific Meeting website.