HRS 2020 Science

Although the 2020 Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions in-person event was cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns, the Society is now offering HRS 2020 Science – an online and on-demand three-part education series.

Release One is now live and FREE for all (members and nonmembers). Please visit today to learn more.


A Special Message for Our Attendees

Due to the continued global escalation of COVID-19 and our careful evaluation of evolving government advisories, available alternatives and most importantly the health and well-being of our attendees, the Heart Rhythm Society Board of Trustees regrets to announce the 2020 Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions (#HRS2020) scheduled for May 6-9, 2020, in San Diego, CA is cancelled.

The Society thanks the Scientific Sessions Program Committee, Faculty, Abstract Presenters, our Exhibitors, Sponsors, and Partners along with countless others for their commitment to Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions. 

Though we will not be meeting in person this year, we will be offering many new digital programs through our online learning platform Heart Rhythm 365 over the next few months including the #HRS2020 abstract eposter catalog, Late-Breaking Clinical Trials sessions, and the Young Investigator Awards session beginning May 6th.

Abstracts and Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

Recognizing the extraordinary effort faculty and presenters have put into preparing for the Scientific Sessions, HRS will publish accepted #HRS2020 abstracts as planned in a supplement to the May issue of the Heart Rhythm Journal. In lieu of in-person presentations, abstract presentations will be collected digitally and made available on Heart Rhythm 365. Late-Breaking Clinical Trial sessions will also be uploaded as webinars on Heart Rhythm 365.

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Registration Refunds

If you registered to attend #HRS2020, we are now in the process of issuing out refunds for fees paid (minus donations and membership renewal fees). Please allow up to 90 days for refunds to be processed. All refunds should be complete by July 15, 2020.

To print a receipt for funds paid towards the cancelled event:

Print 2020 Receipt

Housing Cancellation

For those who reserved hotel rooms through onPeak, the official hotel provider of #HRS2020, HRS will cancel those reservations on your behalf — no action is required on your part. If you made reservations on your own, please contact the hotel or third-party you utilized.

HRS Mission

The Heart Rhythm Society’s Annual Scientific Sessions is a Heart Rhythm Society program.

Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is a 501(c)(3) international nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the care of patients by promoting research, education, and optimal health care policies and standards. Founded in 1979, HRS is a leading resource on cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. This specialty organization represents medical, allied health, and science professionals from more than 70 countries who specialize in cardiac rhythm disorders.

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