We had fantastic representation from the Mid-Atlantic Affiliate at AHA’s Scientific Sessions this week, including many affiliate and local board and research committee members. Nearly 20,000 attendees, more than 700 of them from the MAA, gathered in Chicago and another 1.5 million professional attendees joined virtually, absorbing groundbreaking insights, lectures from prestigious speakers and thought-provoking discussions about basic, translational, clinical and population science. Here I talk to our incoming Board Chair, David Hefner, about his experience at this year’s Sessions.
Also, MAA volunteers Dr. Eric Peterson and Dr. Monique Anderson from N.C. were even involved in saving the life of one of the attendees using CPR!
Some of the groundbreaking studies from Sessions included: