Featured Events

The groundbreaking research and innovative science showcased at Heart Rhythm 2017 are perfectly complemented by these special featured events. Together we will pay tribute to the vibrant history of electrophysiology while honoring the shining stars leading today’s advances.  We will be empowered to communicate with confidence, through both traditional and new mediums. We will reconnect with friends, engage with thought leaders, and broaden our professional networks. These non-CME featured events will certainly enrich your Scientific Sessions experience.

Awards and Recognition Ceremony & Presidents' Reception

Awards and Recognition Ceremony honors the incoming President and recognizes the awards and contributions of individuals who have been champions in the heart rhythm community.

Clinical Documents

New Clinical Documents will be released in May and these special sessions will present the recommendations of the newly released documents.

Communities of Practice

The HRS Communities of Practice provide members with an opportunity to engage, network, and share knowledge and best practices with others who share a similar interest.

First-Time Attendee Orientation

If this is your first experience at the HRS' Annual Scientific Sessions, this orientation is a great place to start.

HRS Partnerships: AHA Registry and IAC EP Lab Accreditation

The Heart Rhythm Society is partnering with the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) on the new Cardiac Electrophysiology Accreditation Program and collaborating with the American Heart Association (AHA) on enrollment for the Get with the Guidelines®-AFIB Registry. This session highlights how your practice can participate in these initiatives and be nationally recognized for high quality work and standard of care.

HRS Physician Leadership Series

The Heart Rhythm Society, in collaboration with PHYSICIAN CEO™ and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, will present a 3-hour professional development session targeting physicians who are interested in building their leadership and interpersonal skills to leverage influence and decision-making in medicine.

Heart Rhythm Bowl

New for Heart Rhythm 2017, the Heart Rhythm Bowl is a global quiz competition for EP Fellows-in-Training. Sixteen teams of four, representing regions across the globe, will be assembled based on merit and performance in an online pre-test process.

#AFibHRS Twitter Chat

Join the conversation online! Tweet your questions and comments to #AFibHRS and expert panelists will discuss them live.

Media Session

This session will explore ways in which health care professionals can learn how to effectively communicate and engage with their peers and patients in order to improve patient care, engagement, and outcomes. 

Social Media Strategies

As a physician leader, you have tremendous new opportunity to leverage social media and mobile technologies to improve care, enhance education and build your career.

Pioneers Unplugged

In recognition of our historic past, the Program Committee has developed a session format that highlights the history, technical changes, and evolution of modern practice and patient care. These informal discussions will be held in the EPicenter located in the Exhibit Hall.


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