ACC Leaders Share Expertise, Insights with Brazilian Cardiology Community

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WASHINGTON (Nov 18, 2020) -

Leaders from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) will participate in the Brazilian Society of Cardiology's (SBC) 75th Brazilian Congress of Cardiology - Digital, taking place Nov. 20-22, 2020. Throughout the Congress, ACC leaders will share their expertise and insights on a clinical best practices, new research and other issues facing the cardiology community.

Led by ACC President Athena Poppas, MD, FACC, sessions featuring ACC experts include:

International Special Session

Nov. 20, 2020

20:00 Brazilian Standard Time

SBC/ACC/Cleveland Clinic Joint Session - Evidence-based Strategies to Improve Health Care in Cardiology

Nov. 21, 2020

15:00 Brazilian Standard Time

Frontiers of Cardiovascular Medicine

Nov. 22, 2020

14:00 Brazilian Standard Time

ACC Past President C. Michael Valentine, MD, MACC, will receive the SBC Merit - International Teaching Award which honors a representative of international cardiology who has made important achievements in national and international cardiology. The award will be presented during the Opening Session of the conference on Nov. 20, 2020 at 19:00 Brazilian Standard Time.

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The American College of Cardiology envisions a world where innovation and knowledge optimize cardiovascular care and outcomes. As the professional home for the entire cardiovascular care team, the mission of the College and its 54,000 members is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. The ACC bestows credentials upon cardiovascular professionals who meet stringent qualifications and leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. The College also provides professional medical education, disseminates cardiovascular research through its world-renowned JACC Journals, operates national registries to measure and improve care, and offers cardiovascular accreditation to hospitals and institutions. For more, visit


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