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PHILADELPHIA— Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania faculty will be involved in presenting research findings on the latest advances in cardiovascular medicine, science, and education at the 2023 American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia from November 11 – 13, 2023.

Expert Interviews

To arrange interviews with any of these presenters or other Penn physicians who will be in attendance and can provide outside comment on other sessions, please call 267-600-4821 or email All research results are embargoed until the time they are presented during the conference. All times listed are Eastern Standard Time. Please refer to the American Heart Association for embargo policies pertaining to presentations at the Scientific Sessions.

News Releases

Appropriate Statin Prescriptions Increase Sixfold With Automated Referrals

Saturday, November 11, 2023

6:00- 7:30 AM

Satellite Symposia | SGLT2 Inhibitors and the Multidisciplinary Care Approach to Cardio-Renal-Metabolic Comorbidities in Patients with Heart Failure and Chronic Kidney Disease

Speaker and Panel Participant: Nosheen Reza, MD

3:36- 4:05 PM

Cardiovascular Seminar | Innovations in Ablative Strategies for Treating Arrhythmias: Rapid-Fire Updates Panel Participant: Sanjay Dixit, MD

Sunday, November 12, 2023

9:45- 11:05 AM

Featured Science | HFpEF and Amyloid - It’s Prime Time!

Social Media Moderator: Nosheen Reza, MD

3:30- 4:45 AM

Best of AHA Specialty Conferences | Hypertension 2023 |All-cause And Cardiovascular Mortality In White Coat Hypertension: An Updated Systematic Review And Meta-analysis

Presenter: Jordana Cohen, MD

Monday, November 13, 2023

8:30- 8:40 AM

Late Breaking Science | A Cluster Randomized Trial of Automated Referral to Centralized Pharmacy Services for Evidence-Based Statin Initiation in High-Risk Patients

Presenter: Alexander Fanaroff, MD

1:30- 2:45 PM

Women’s Professional Development Programming | Meaningful Academic Contributions as a Busy Clinician

Presenter: Monika Sanghavi, MD

For a full list of presenters, search the AHA Scientific Sessions 2023 website.


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