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 over two dozen sessions ranging from forums, demos, abstracts, rapid fire cases, and 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.

Genetic Counselors Programming

Don’t miss more than 40 sessions catering to the interest of genetic counselors working in cardiovascular electrophysiology.

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

In this newly developed session, watch an expert on a topic 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 Joint Sessions provide an ongoing opportunity for the international community to be involved and add to its quality and scientific excellence.

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 provide a real time, case-based opportunity for enhanced comprehension of optimal performance of complex ablations.

Women in EP Luncheon

This luncheon discusses the need to establish women’s cardiovascular health care clinics and how gender impacts referral, treatment and EP outcomes.

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.

Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

Late-Breaking Clinical Trials is an opportunity to reach thousands of physicians, scientists, and allied professionals from around the globe to present new clinical research, techniques, and technologies. Accepted late-breaking clinical trials will be featured at Heart Rhythm 2018 and published in the July issue of the HeartRhythm Journal, the leading publication for heart rhythm disorders.


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