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The American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019 is Sat., Nov.16 through Mon., Nov.18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

The Resuscitation Science Symposium 2019 is Sat., Nov.16 and Sun., Nov.17 at The Philadelphia 201 Hotel, 201 N. 17th St., Philadelphia.

See Below:  AHA's President's Address Live Stream | Covering Sessions (On site and Live Stream) Quick Links | Media Embargoed Access Login | News from SS 2019

Robert A. Harrington, M.D.

Sunday Nov. 17, 12:45-2:30 p.m. ET  

Scientific Sessions 2019 Presidential Session: Lewis A. Conner Presidential Address:

American Heart Association President Robert Harrington, M.D., MACC, FAHA  Stanford, CA

Watch Live Stream 

Covering Sessions:

  • Onsite media registration opens Friday, Nov. 15th from 12 p.m.-5pm ET.

  • Can't Cover Scientific Sessions 2019 in person? Live stream the Late Breaking Sessions remotely (access info available on the SS 2019 password protected newsroom - log in or apply for access at link below.)    

Quick Links: 

Multimedia:  Animations | Heart/Brain Illustrations | SS19 Videos | SS19 Images | General VideosGeneral Images  

Accredited Media Only Access to Embargoed SS 2019 news materials is only available

on the SS 2019 Password-Protected Newsroom


THIS SITE IS PASSWORD PROTECTED - Registering to attend the meeting does not grant you access to the password-protected newsroom. Here's how to access or register for access -- also note the navigation tips below:

  • Media who had access to the Sessions 2018 password protected newsroom (and logged in), please use your email address and same password to access the 2019 site. If you have forgotten your password, please select “forgot password” and select a new one.
  • For media who have not applied or need password assistance, please click on the link above and register on the right side of the page. It takes about 1 minute to fill out the form and applications are typically reviewed quickly if submitted during business hours. 
    • When you put in your URL, please include the http:// 
    • Acknowledge that you have read/will abide by the embargo policy (there is a box to click) before you hit submit. A confirmation email will be sent to those approved.
    • Please familiarize yourself with our updated AHA Embargo and Recording Policies as some information has changed. 

Please note:

  • Access to the AHA embargoed media materials is limited to a restricted group of journalists as determined by AHA Communications. 
  • You will be asked periodically to renew your embargo agreement and update your credentials.
  • If embargoed emails repeatedly bounce-back or a journalist with password protected access has not logged-in during the calendar year, the account will be automatically removed and you will be required to reapply and meet current criteria for acceptance.

This site is monitored.  Please do not share your access information as it will not allow multiple logins on the same account.  All media must have their own unique user name/password.

News from Scientific Sessions 2019 - added as embargos lift

Monday, November 11, 2019

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