Mayo Clinic to Host Three Educational Symposia at AHA Scientific Sessions 2014

aha2014(2)The American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, being held in Chicago from Nov. 15-19, is the leading cardiovascular meeting for basic, translational, clinical, and population science. It features more than 5,000 presentations, 1,000 invited faculty, 4,000 abstract presentations, and 200 exhibitors.

Scientific Sessions programming is designed to improve patient care by communicating the most timely and significant advances in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease from many different perspectives.

Mayo Clinic is hosting three educational symposia at AHA Scientific Sessions 2014:

Date Title Summary
November 15
1:55-4 p.m
Preventive Cardiology – Trendy Topics in Preventive Cardiology Faculty will discuss trendy topics in preventive cardiology that are applicable in daily practice. 
November 16
7-9 p.m.
Genetics and Genomics in Cardiovascular Disease: An Update With a complimentary dinner served, this symposium on genetics and genomics in cardiovascular disease will explore the important role of genetics in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the heart and major blood vessels.
November 17
7-9 p.m.

Hot Topics in Arrhythmia Management: What the Practitioner Needs to Know – A Case-Based Discussion

Experts will use a case-based approach to provide concise updated information in important topics in the management of atrial fibrillation, idiopathic ventricular tachycardias, and non-responders to cardiac resynchronization.

Visit the Mayo Clinic booth #1017 to learn more about the advancements in cardiovascular testing. Click here for more information on the AHA Scientific Sessions 2014.

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Kelley Schreiber

Kelley Schreiber is a Marketing Channel Manager at Mayo Medical Laboratories. She is the principle editor and writer of Insights and leads social media and direct marketing strategy. Kelley has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2013. Outside of work, you can find Kelley running, traveling, playing with her new kitten, and exploring new foods.