ACC launches summer COVID-19 education series

Athena Poppas, president of the ACC

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) is to host a weekly virtual meeting— the Summer COVID-19 Education Series—to provide the healthcare community with actionable insights and solutions that will address key clinical and operational concerns and challenges during the pandemic.

In a press release, the ACC has indicated that the weekly series will be free of charge, and will address current and evolving knowledge and practice gaps to help clinicians manage patients with COVID-19 and heart disease both now and into the future.

The first series event will be broadcast on Saturday 6 June 9am to 12.15pm ET, with content available on demand after the live event.

Sessions include:

  • a welcome address by ACC president Athena Poppas
  • remarks from US Surgeon General Jerome Adams
  • discussions on approaches to personal protective equipment, testing and clinician wellness.


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