Education Sessions

Today's cardiovascular professionals face a multitude of challenges that affect how they will practice medicine in our evolving health care system.

ACC.23/WCC provides continuing education that combines the latest advances with information on how that translates into daily clinical practice. Across the meeting, you'll find innovative approaches with a variety of learning experiences across our learning pathways to help meet the needs of you, our learner.

About the Sessions

Session Type Description
Clinical Spotlight Session

These sessions shine a light on best practices and emerging science across practice-changing topics in care. Ensure you are up to date on the safety and efficacy of the newest therapies, and cultivate your skills in applying the latest clinical information into patient care.

Core Knowledge in Action

Led by master cardiologists and leaders, these sessions feature a refreshed approach to make the core curriculum more relevant to the practicing cardiology community seeking to learn important basics on how to manage and treat heart conditions. Learn more >>>

Engage Stage

Sessions in the Engage Stage are interactive and fun. Stop by to cheer on your fellow FITs in FIT Jeopardy, participate in the shark tank-style "Heart Tank" session, watch the Young Investigators Award presentations, and much more! Learn more >>>

Heart2Heart Stage

Stop by the Heart2Heart Stage to hear from your colleagues on informal topics in medicine and life. Learn more >>>


One of ACC's most popular session types, these "mini-courses" focus on new and growing areas of CV practice. Attendees should attend both sessions for maximum knowledge exchange and interactive and innovative education immersion. This year's topic of focus will be Critical Care Cardiology. Learn more >>>

Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

Late-Breakers include presentation of brand new results from clinical trials hot off the press, followed by a panel of experts discussing the impact of the results. Learn more >>>

Learning Destinations

Industry Partners share diverse, non-certified*, educationally focused presentations that offer attendees new and creative ways to expand their educational experience. Learn more >>>

Live Cases

Attendees get a chance to see top experts in action during four interventional case presentations from two institutions while a panel discusses their every move.

March Matchup

Let the clinical games begin! Debuting at ACC.23/WCC, the March Matchup features a line-up of interactive games promoting friendly competition. Come cheer on your colleagues while you learn about a broad spectrum of topics. Learn more >>>

Oral Contributions

Abstracts presented in a session room with a "year in review" talk to kick-off the topic.

Personalized Skills & Simulation Center

Put your knowledge into action with a variety of immersive, hands-on learning opportunities. Practice procedural and decision-making skills in a unique, self-directed, self-paced environment.

Poster Contributions and Moderated Poster Contributions

Stop by the Poster Hall, located in the Expo, or visit our virtual Poster Hall to view and discuss 3,000+ posters with your fellow colleagues and presenters.

Scientific Sessions

Scientific Sessions feature a wide variety of delivery methods to include 75 minute lectures, panel discussions, debates and more.

Special Sessions

Special sessions defy categorization and cover the full range of topics.


These programs offer consecutive sessions which are meant to be attended in the entirety. and provide attendees with the opportunity to focus on a specific area of interest.

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