Washington DC — Congressional briefing discussing Atrial Fibrillation

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month!

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month!

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month!

SAVE THE DATE!

You are invited to attend a congressional briefing discussing Atrial Fibrillation, or AFib, the nation’s most common heart rhythm disorder.

“Do you know what Atrial Fibrillation feels like?”

 Tuesday, September 18

12:00 Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch Briefing

U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center

HVC-200

Washington, DC

Do you know what NBA legend Jerry West, singer Barry Manilow, and KISS singer Gene Simmons have in common? They all have the same heart rhythm disorder… Atrial Fibrillation, or AFib.

Join Hugh Calkins, MD, FHRS, a world-renowned expert on atrial fibrillation and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Incoming President, and Mellanie True Hills, an AFib patient and CEO and Founder of StopAfib.org, to take an insightful look at the human and economic burden of this treatable disease, which impacts the quality of life of the 2.5 million American adults affected and increases their risk of stroke by 500%.

Space is limited, so please email Isabella LeBlanc by September 12th to RSVP or if you have any questions.