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Heart Rhythm 2022 Highlights

Thank You to the Global EP Community

The Society thanks 7,700+ heart rhythm professionals from around the world whose participation during Heart Rhythm 2022, along with their shared ideas and expertise, helped make this year's annual meeting a success.Together, we are advancing the field of cardiac electrophysiology.

#HRS2022 by the Numbers

  • 7,700+ Global Attendees: 6,100+ In-Person Attendees and 1,500+ Online Attendees
  • 1,110+ First-Time Attendees
  • 790+ In-Training Attendees and Students
  • 68 Countries
  • 725 Expert Faculty
  • 793 Abstract Presenters and 1,050 Abstract Presentations
  • 250+ Sessions
  • 116 Exhibiting Companies and 600 Innovation Expo Booths

Heart Rhythm 2022 in Photos

Browse through hundreds of photos of the global EP community coming together during Heart Rhythm 2022.

The Best of Heart Rhythm 2022

Top 10 Sessions

Check out the most attended sessions in San Francisco:

  1. Debate: Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation is a Life-Saving Procedure
  2. Debate: Less is More when Ablating Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
  3. Targeting the Vein of Marshall for Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Hope or Hype?
  4. Defining Endpoints for Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation: A Case-Based Approach
  5. Conduction System Pacing: A Primer to Build a Successful Program
  6. Expert Guidance for Ablation of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
  7. Machine Learning Applications for Arrhythmia Detection and Treatment
  8. Cardiac Pulsed Field Ablation: Unfolding the Mysteries
  9. How to Best Sync in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: A Practical Guide
  10. Effects of Pulse Field Ablation on Ventricular Myocardium and Coronary Arteries

Watch these sessions and more with Heart Rhythm 2022 On Demand.

Press Releases: Late-Breaking Clinical Trials and Newsworthy Abstracts

An abundance of novel and practice-changing science was presented for the first time in San Francisco. Read about the most notable research making waves across the global EP community in the Heart Rhythm 2022 Media Room.

Heart Rhythm TV Coverage

Heart Rhythm TV was onsite throughout the meeting in San Francisco to provide coverage of breaking news and controversies via daily recaps and exclusive interviews with lead investigators and KOLs. Visit Heart Rhythm TV on YouTube to watch the full segments and follow @HeartRhythmTV on Twitter for exclusive content. 

#HRS2022 Awardees and Winners

Heart Rhythm 2022 featured a variety of award presentations and competitions to recognize the contributions and expertise of distinguished attendees. Congratulations to all the award recipients and competition winners! 

Research Fellowship Awards

  • Wilton W. Webster Fellowship in Pediatric Electrophysiology (Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Biosense Webster): Saba Munawar, PhD
  • The Kenneth M. Rosen Fellowship in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology (Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Medtronic): Nicole Habel, MD, PhD
  • Wilton W. Webster Fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Catheter Ablation (Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Biosense Webster): Kiyoshi Masuyama, MD, PhD
  • The Clinical Research Award in Honor of Mark Josephson and Hein Wellens (Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Medtronic): Giovanni Peretto, MD

Young Investigator Awards

  • Basic Research Winner: Sahej Bains
  • Basic Research Finalist: Chantal J.M. van Opbergen, BS, MS, PhD
  • Basic Research Finalist: Thassio Mesquita, PhD
  • Clinical Research Winner: Satoshi Higuchi, MD
  • Clinical Research Finalist Ravi Shah, BA, BChir, MB
  • Clinical Research Finalist Cinzia Monaco

Abstract Awards

  • Highest Scoring Abstract in the Allied Professionals: Amy Louise Wharmby, BSc
  • Highest Scoring Abstract for Women in EP: Amy Louise Wharmby, BSc
  • Highest Scoring Abstract for Women in EP: Michelle Samuel, MPH, PhD, FHRS
  • Highest Scoring Abstract for Women in EP: Sahej Bains, BS
  • Fellow with the Highest-Scoring Abstract: Ching Zhu, MD
  • Eli S. Gang Most Innovative Abstract: Ahmed Al-Kaisey, MBChB
  • The Eric N. Prystowsky Early Career Researcher Award: Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH
  • The Eric N. Prystowsky Fellow Clinical Research Award: Sunil Vasireddi, BSBME, MD
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Abstract Award: Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Abstract Award: Uyanga Batnyam, MD
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Abstract Award: Katherine Sauer
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Abstract Award: Douglas Steven Beinborn, MA, RN

Lectureship Awards

  • Eric N. Prystowsky Lectureship Award: Michel Haissaguerre, MD, PhD
  • Wilton Wells Webster Lectureship Award: Heather M. Ross, DNP, PhD, ANP, FHRS, CEPS, CCDS
  • Ralph Lazzara Lectureship Award: Patrick T. Ellinor, MD, PhD
  • Douglas P. Zipes Lectureship Award: Christine Mummery, PhD

HRS Recognition Awards

  • Distinguished Allied Professional Award: Jill Boone Schaeffer, MSN, CRNP, FHRS, CEPS, CCDS
  • Distinguished Scientist Award (Basic): Penelope A. Boyden, PhD
  • Distinguished Scientist Award (Clinical): Sanjiv M. Narayan, MD, PhD, FHRS
  • Distinguished Teacher Award: Jeremy N. Ruskin, MD
  • Pioneer in Cardiac Pacing and EP Award:  Sami Viskin, MD
  • President's Award: Nora Goldschlager, MD, FHRS
  • Nancy L. Stephenson Award for Exemplary Industry/HRS Partnership: Wendy D. Civello, RN, FHRS

Publication Awards

  • Joan and Douglas P. Zipes Publication of the Year Award: Marina Strocchi, PhD
  • Heart Rhythm Journal Outstanding Publication Awards (Clinical Research): Sharmeen Samuel, MD
  • Heart Rhythm Journal Outstanding Publication Awards (Basic Research): Stephan Hohmann, MD

Shark Tank: Hooking AFib

Janice Chyou, MD, FHRS

Heat Rhythm Bowl 2022

  • Individual Winner: Muthiah Subramanian, MD, CCDS
  • Team Winner: Fellows In Training

Reminder: Credit Claiming and Session Evaluations

Please remember to claim credit for the sessions you attended! Heart Rhythm 2022 offers a maximum of 150 ACE (formerly CME) credits and MOC pointsLearn how to claim your credits or how to attain your certificate.
Attendees must complete the Overall Meeting Evaluation to claim credit. Individual session evaluations are optional; however, HRS strongly encourages attendees to complete them to help improve next year’s Heart Rhythm experience.