Education Sessions

Use the ACC.21 Online Planner and Virtual Schedule to browse sessions.

Online Planner

ACC.21 Virtual Schedule

Today's cardiovascular professionals face a multitude of changes that affect how they will practice medicine in our evolving health care system. They need continuing education that combines the latest advances with information on how that translates into daily clinical practice. ACC combines innovative approaches with a variety of learning experiences across our learning pathways to help meet the needs of the learner.

About the Sessions

ACC.21 offers a variety of session types to meet your needs, from interactive sessions to lectures and more. Learn more below.

Session Type Description
Clinical Spotlight Session

These sessions shine a light on best practices and emerging science across practice-changing topics in care including SGLT2i's, anticoagulation, heart failure, and lipids. 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. Learn more >>>

Core Knowledge in Action

Led by master cardiologists and international 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 >>>


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 COVID-19. 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.

Oral Contributions

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

Poster Contributions and Moderated Poster Contributions

ACC.21 brings you the "Poster Hall" experience in a virtual format. Abstracts are available On Demand — at times that work for you. Browse through 2,900+ ePosters and 400+ moderated ePosters.

Scientific Sessions

Scientific Sessions feature a wide variety of delivery methods to include 75 – 90 minute lectures, panel discussions, debates and more.

Special Sessions

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


These all-day programs offer consecutive sessions which are meant to be attended in the entirety. ACC.21 will feature Cardiovascular Update for the Clinician, and the Pharmacology Program. Learn more >>>

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