ACC Members on the Move: Daniel José Piñeiro, MD, FACC, Takes Helm of WHF

Daniel José Piñeiro, MD, FACC, became the newest president of the World Heart Federation on Jan. 1, succeeding Fausto J. Pinto, MD, PhD, FACC, whose term ended on Dec. 31.

Piñeiro, a full professor of medicine at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, has been a member of the ACC for nearly three decades and is a past member of the College's Board of Trustees and past chair of the ACC Assembly of International Governors. He also has a long-standing history of involvement and leadership with cardiovascular societies around the world.

"The ACC congratulates Dr. Daniel Piñeiro on his new role and we look forward working with him and WHF in our ongoing work to advance innovative solutions to improving heart health worldwide," said ACC President Edward T. A. Fry, MD, FACC. "We also want to thank Dr. Fausto Pinto for his incredible leadership over the past year. Through our work together we have made real progress towards reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease across borders."

The ACC and WHF will be partnering in 2023 to bring ACC.23 Together With the World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.23/WCC) to New Orleans from March 6-8. Registration is currently open and an exciting lineup of Late-Breaking Clinical Trials was just announced. Other past ACC leaders serving on the WHF Board this next year, include: ACC Immediate Past President Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, MACC; ACC Past President Richard A. Chazal, MD, MACC, (WHF Treasurer) and Jagat Narula, MD, DM, PhD, MACC, former ACC BOT member and editor-in-chief of JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging (WHF President-Elect).

Keywords: ACC History, ACC23, ACC Annual Scientific Session

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