Live Streaming Into Scientific Sessions 2018

AHA Scientific Sessions 2018 was a unique experience for me – unable to attend the meeting, I live-streamed the sessions (first time ever for a conference!). Two of my most favorite sessions this year were the panel discussion for advanced heart failure (HF) patients, “The Metabolic Face of Heart Failure,” and the mini-symposium on “Cutting Edge … Read more

Antithrombotic Medications: Is More Better?

During Scientific Sessions 2018, I was able to remotely attend several great and informative lectures pertaining to the management of cardiovascular diseases. I was especially interested in the sessions related to antithrombotic therapy as this directly applies to my daily practice of Vascular Neurology. One of those sessions focused on management of tricky situations in … Read more

Trainees and Cardiovascular Conferences

I recently viewed a live-streamed session from the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2018 from the comfort of my own home, and I also attended (in-person) a scientific conference for a different topic within the same month. I began to think of how scientific societies engage trainees, graduate students, and post-docs at conferences. This is … Read more

New Cholesterol Guidelines From A Neurologist’s Perspective

The American Heart Association’s annual premier conference “Scientific Sessions 2018” concluded on Monday. This meeting showcases the latest advancements and discoveries in the field of cardiovascular medicine and is attended by clinicians and researchers from across the world. Being a vascular neurologist, I have attended the International Stroke Conference organized by the AHA several times, … Read more

Live Streaming AHA18 – My First Experience

The American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2018 concluded this past Monday. Unfortunately I was unable to attend in-person, but I was able to catch some of the events virtually online via Scientific Sessions Live Streaming. While I have been to other scientific meetings hosted by the AHA, I have yet to attend the main event – … Read more

Live Streaming, Cardiovascular Disease, and Violence: What I Learned at Scientific Sessions 2018

Take a trip back down memory lane to your glory days as a happy and shiny nine-year-old. If your childhood was as amazing as I remember mine to be, then you spent your days running outside with friends, making mud pies, and then fabricating methods by which you could trick your little sister into eating … Read more

So Far, Yet So Near – Live Streaming Scientific Sessions 2018

This year I had to miss the Annual Scientific Sessions of the American heart Association #AHA18 due to a recent addition to the family. Through the generosity of the American Heart Association and the Early Career Blogging Program, I was offered an opportunity to be able to participate “virtually” in the meeting through Live Streaming … Read more