My AmericanHeart for Professionals

Updated:Jan 6,2015
My AmericanHeart for Professionals is the most authoritative and comprehensive Web resource available to scientists, clinicians and healthcare providers.  This information-rich site was launched by the American Heart Association at Scientific Sessions 2002 and has become a valuable resource for many of our professional members.

The site was developed by the American Heart Association in conjunction with Lippincott Williams & Wilkins to provide healthcare professionals with a complete source of continually updated information and as a premier benefit to AHA/ASA Professional Members.

Visit and find information on AHA Scientific Statements, ACC/AHA Practice Guidelines, Get With the Guidelines (GWTG), scientific meetings, research grants, council-specific information and more.

Professional Members who renew their membership at the Premium Professional Plus or Premium Professional level will be able to access the online Learning Library, which provides the following:

Full-text journals

  • Circulation
  • Stroke
  • Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
  • Hypertension
  • Circulation Research
  • Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics
  • Circulation: Heart Failure
  • Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
  • Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
  • Additional titles from LWW (abstracts only)

Also available are Statements and Guidelines, commentaries, clinical updates, HealthDay news feed, and e-alerts for journal content, and the AHA Learning Library Communities.  Updates are prepared by a highly respected board of editors, and provide current up-to-date information for practicing clinicians.  Also accessible from the site is HealthJobs Plus, a first-rate online source that connects qualified healthcare professionals with employers in the healthcare industry.

Visit and register on the site using your membership number and see what is available to you as an AHA/ASA Professional Member.  All features of the site are available to those who sign up or renew at the Premium Professional Plus level of membership.  Some access restrictions apply to Premium Professional, Early Career, Student/Trainee and General Professional membership levels.  For more details on the membership levels and benefits, go to, click on the Member Services tab, and then go to the Benefits link.  Or call Customer Service at 1-800-787-8984 or 1-301-223-2307 (outside U.S.).

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