ACC Latin America 2022 Together with CardioAcademic Focuses on Global Collaboration

ACC Vice President B. Hadley Wilson, MD, FACC, executive vice-chair at the Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, and ACC Assembly of International Governors Past Chair Erick Alexanderson, MD, FACC, chairman of the Nuclear Cardiology Department at the Instituto Nacional de Cardiología “Ignacio Chávez” and director of CardioAcademic, will serve as co-chairs for the conference.

“ACC‘s vision is a world where science knowledge and innovation optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes and what better way than getting together at ACC Latin America regional conference paired with CardioAcademic in Mexico City,” Wilson said. “These are two great meeting venues joined together for the best Latin America regional conference with cardiovascular thought leaders, along with other leaders in the Americas creating a dynamic exchange of leading-edge knowledge and practical networking. We’re sure attendees will find plenty to take home and put into practice for their patients.”

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, will present the Opening Plenary Session, “New Frontiers in Cardiovascular Health: From the Heart to the Brain.” Other key sessions will examine the top cardiovascular complications of COVID-19, beginning primary prevention of heart disease through childhood education and the care of cardio-oncology patients. In addition to in-person sessions, the conference will feature a hybrid option with attendees having access to all virtual content.

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