ACC Cardiovascular Summit Virtual to Offer Education on Managing Rapid Change, Transforming Cardiovascular Care

Conference features two days of live sessions, three months of on-demand content and keynote session with Anthony S. Fauci, MD

Contact: Katie Glenn,,

WASHINGTON (Jan 28, 2021) -

The American College of Cardiology's Cardiovascular Summit Virtual (CV Summit) will feature two days of live content on Feb. 12-13, 2021, including the Leadership Forum keynote speech delivered by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease Director Anthony S. Fauci, MD.

Course director Bo Walpole, MD, FACC, and course co-directors Geoffrey Rose, MD, FACC, and Cathleen Biga, MSN, FACC, have invited leaders from across private, integrated and academic practices to create a course intended for all cardiovascular practices and the entire cardiovascular care team. The conference aims to provide strategies and tools that will advance the concepts of the Quadruple Aim—improved patient experience, care team well-being, smarter spending and better health outcomes—within the work environment. The course will also address the unprecedented change experienced within the health care system since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic through relevant live sessions and on-demand content.

Live Sessions Include:

  • Mobilizing and Operationalizing Rapid Change – Christopher Fussell, President, McChrystal Group - Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. ET
  • COVID-19: Public Health and Scientific Challenges – Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Director, NIAID - Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at 12:10 p.m. ET
  • CV Care in Unusual Places: Delivering Value Beyond Bricks and Mortar - Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at 10:25 a.m. ET
  • Telehealth – Cool Accessory or Essential Component of Health Care Delivery - Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. ET

The course will also feature on-demand content available beginning on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, which will be available for three months.


The following abstracts are a selection of the posters being presented. All ACC Cardiovascular Summit abstracts are embargoed until Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 at 8 a.m. ET.

  • Ambulatory Optimization of Emergency Room Utilization
  • Rapid, Successful Adoption of Virtual Outpatient Cardiology Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Co-Designing an Intervention for Transformation of Cardiovascular Care Delivery in Rural Settings
  • Increasing Cardiac Rehabilitation Utilization Rates Through the COVID Event
  • COVID-19 Telehealth Preparedness Survey of Cardiovascular Practices

If you would like to receive embargoed copies of these abstracts or register for media access to the conference, contact Katie Glenn at

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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