Welcome to the International Society for Heart Research North American Section

From here you can update your membership, register for upcoming meetings and find out about current updates.

Mission and Values

Our mission is to promote the discovery and dissemination of knowledge in the cardiovascular sciences on a world-wide basis through publications, congresses and other media. Our goals are:

  • ^To promote and foster the exchange and diffusion of concepts and information throughout the Americas relating to metabolism, structure, and function of the cardiovascular system in health and disease.
  • ^To advance knowledge in the scientific disciplines relating to cardiovascular function and disease.
  • ^To hold regular scientific meetings dealing with heart research.
  • ^To provide a suitable forum for the discussion of problems relating to cardiovascular function and disease.

The XLIII North American Society  ANNUAL Meeting

Long Beach, CA 2024


August 19-23, 2024

Hosted by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center & UCLA DG School of Medicine

Conference Co-Chairs Peipei Ping & Jenny Van Eyk

Meeting Highlights

  • ISHR NAS Innovation Award Lecture
  • The Eric N. Olson Mentorship Award
  • The Litsa Kranias ECI Leadership Award
  • ISHR NAS Young Investigator Competition
  • MCI Leadership Award
  • MCI Research Scholarship Award

Become A Member

Membership is open to any individual (with or without MD or Ph.D.) who is actively interested in any aspect of experimental or clinical research in the cardiovascular system.

To join the ISHR, simply complete the online membership form and you will be contacted by your Section Secretary. Your membership will become active upon confirmation of dues payment.