Heart Failure and Transplant

The ACC's Heart Failure and Transplant Member Section and Leadership Council is the home for heart failure and transplant specialists within the ACC, advocating for and advancing priorities of interest to the community.

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Maya Guglin, MD Ph.D., FACC
Director of Heart Failure/Heart Transplantation/MCS Services
Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine
Krannert Institute of Cardiology


Combining a unique blend of forum and network, the Heart Failure and Transplant Member Section and Leadership Council represents the heart failure community by identifying, developing and implementing initiatives related to heart failure and acts as a liaison between heart failure specialists and ACC leadership.

Become a Member — Join Now.

Serve as a voice for the heart failure and transplant specialists and become a part of the Heart Failure and Transplant Member Section today. To join, call ACC Member Care at (800) 253-4636, ext. 5603 or check the box on your dues statement each Fall.

Member Benefits

The Heart Failure Section membership provides participants with opportunities to make a difference in heart failure and:

  • Network with colleagues
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Advance your career
  • Strengthen your skills
  • Expand upon your interests within the specialty

Message From the Chair

The Heart Failure Member Section is the home for health care professionals involved in all aspects of care for patients with heart failure. This includes all spectrums of heart failure including acute and chronic heart failure, critical care and shock, mechanical circulatory support devices, heart transplantation and pulmonary hypertension. Read more >>>

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Section News


JACC: Asia Call For Papers: Pulmonary Hypertension and Right HF

August 24, 2021

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Pulmonary hypertension is a fatal disease with no specific symptoms that is often neglected. Evidence from Asia has greatly contributed to significant developments in the understanding and management of pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure over the past five years.

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New JACC: Heart Failure Issue Highlights the Latest Science on HF and Diabetes

July 27, 2021

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Diabetes is a significant risk factor for heart failure (HF) and a common debilitating comorbidity. New research is leading to a better understanding of these comorbid conditions and improved care and outcome for patients. JACC: Heart Failure has published a special issue dedicated to the topic of HF and diabetes.

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Webinar: Highlights From ISHLT 2021

July 18, 2021

Featured Webinar

Join the ACC Fellows in Training and Heart Failure and Transplant Sections for a webinar on Tuesday, July 27, at 7 p.m. ET.

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