Program Highlights

The Heart Rhythm Society’s 39th Annual Scientific Sessions, May 9-12, 2018 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, MA will convene the finest clinicians, scientists, researchers and innovators in the field of cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. Together We will explore new possibilities and immerse ourselves in this outstanding community of professionals dedicated to improving the care of patients with heart rhythm disorders.


Allied Professionals Programming

Allied Professionals can build an itinerary from more than two dozen sessions with everything from full-day forums, hands-on demonstrations, abstracts, rapid fire cases, and networking luncheons. 

Basic/Translational Science Programming

In close collaboration with the Cardiac Electrophysiology Society, two half-day programs and more than 18 sessions that highlight a strong curriculum are exemplified through a variety of session types.

Fellows-In-Training Programming

Fellows and emerging leaders can personalize their experience by selecting from more than 162 tailored sessions, including the Fellows-in-Training Educational Track, developed for fellows-by-fellows, and the Fellows Roundtable discussions.

Pediatric & Adult Congenital Heart Disease Programming

Specialists can tailor their learning experiences and certification needs with more than the 24 sessions  offered.  Discover the latest advances in science, research, clinical practice, and Maintenance of Certification offerings!

Abstract Sessions

The Heart Rhythm Society understands the importance of the attendee experience. Therefore, we will strive to keep you updated on the latest science from worldwide colleagues through our various forms of abstract presentations.

Quality Improvement Education

The goal of healthcare quality improvement (QI) has been defined by the “Quadruple Aim” – improved care, improved outcomes, improved value, and increased joy for clinicians by reducing administrative burden.

Master Class Sessions

This is a newly developed session format led by an Master whom is an expert on a topic. The Master will be presented with unknown case presentations from an expert panel followed by Q & A.

Featured Symposia

The Featured Symposium session focuses on one central theme with faculty known for expertise in the subject area.

Joint Sessions

The Heart Rhythm 2018 Joint Sessions provides an ongoing opportunity for the international community to be involved and adds to the overall quality and scientific excellence of the Annual Scientific Sessions.

History Session

The session will highlight the immense impact of Dr. Paul C. Gillette on the development of electrophysiology and his legacy. 

Live Case Presentations

Live Cases Presentations are an essential component of the Heart Rhythm Annual Scientific Sessions and provide a real time, case-based opportunity for enhanced comprehension of optimal performance of complex ablations.

Women in EP Luncheon

This luncheon offers a unique discussion on the potential need for establishing women’s cardiovascular health care clinics and how gender influences referral, treatment and outcomes in EP. 

Meet-the-Experts Sessions

Meet-the-Experts session is a scholarly exchange of information between experts and interested clinicians. 

Mini Board Review

Mini Board Review sessions will be held on Saturday, May 12. These didactic sessions will review complex questions from the board exam or IBHRE exam.


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