DCRI thought leaders contributed their thought leadership to the joint 2020 ACC Scientific Sessions (ACC) and World Congress of Cardiology (WCC) virtual conference March 28 through March 30. The unique format provided visitors to the site with open access to late-breaking clinical trials, high-impact presentations, e-abstracts, slides on-demand, and more. All content will remain available to the public for 90-days. DCRI presentations and content are noted below. Learn about DCRI's involvement and insights into practice-changing cardiovascular clinical research.

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Duke/DCRI Presentations and eContent

Click on the presentation titles below to visit the ACC/WCC recording.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. CT

All Channels: 402. Joint American College of Cardiology and Journal of American College of Cardiology Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CT

Hot Topics Channel: 403. Featured Clinical Research I

Sunday, March 29, 2020

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. CT

Hot Topics Channel: 405. Joint American College of Cardiology and New England Journal of Medicine Late-Breaking Clinical Trials

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. CT

Hot Topics Channel: 409. Featured Clinical Research II: Interventional

Education Channel: 916. Young Investigator Awards

10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. CT

Hot Topics Channel: 406. Late-Breaking Clinical Trials III

Education Channel: 917. Young Investigator Awards: Outcomes Research

Monday, March 30, 2020

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. CT

Education Channel:  Session: 908. FIT Forum: Stump the Professor

10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. CT

Hot Topics Channel: 412. Featured Clinical Research III



DCRI faculty contributed their expertise as authors on the following virtual poster presentations. Click the number of each title to visit the respective page for each presentation on the ACC/WCC website.

  • 909-14 - Variation in Myocardial Infarction Rates by Type and Definition in the ISCHEMIA Trial
  • 1002-11 - Clinical Characteristics of 'Failing' Adult Fontan Patients Across 14 Centers: A Report From The FOSTER Study
  • 1036-03 - Different Spectrum of Adverse Events In Patients with Non-Obstructive Versus Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease: Insights from the Prospective Multicenter Imaging Study for Evaluation Of Chest Pain (PROMISE) Trial
  • 1053-03 - Influence of Sex on the Prognostic Impact of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Quantification of Functional Mitral Regurgitation in Patients with Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • 1054-09 - Alirocumab and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Women After an Acute Coronary Syndrome: An ODYSSEY Outcomes Trial Analysis

DCRI faculty also contributed to 44 additional posters.

View all ACC/WCC eAbstracts here.

Convocation and Awards

Congratulations to the newly designated Duke University fellows of the ACC:

  • Adam DeVore, MD, FACC
  • Camille Frazier-Mills, MD, FACC
  • Nishant Shah, MD, FACC

Pam DouglasA special congratulations to Pamela S. Douglas, MD, MACC. The ACC recognized the significant impact her leadership and vision have made on the organization by renaming the Distinguished Award for Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion in her honor and bestowing it upon her for 2020.

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Learn More About DCRI Expertise

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  • Traditional Trials
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  • Real-World Evidence
  • Data in Clinical Research
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Implementation Science
  • Collaboration

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