QCOR 2018 Scientific Sessions

Quality of Care and Outcomes Research
Scientific Sessions

April 6–7, 2018
Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City | Arlington, Va.
Registration Information
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Abstract Submissions

Abstract submission for QCOR 2018 opens October 4, 2017.

This conference is for clinicians, researchers, medical students and trainees, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, healthcare and managed care professionals, policymakers and other healthcare professionals interested in quality of care and outcomes research in cardiovascular disease and stroke.
The information below is from QCOR 2017.
Keep checking back for new information closer to the April 2018 conference.
Claiming CME/CE Credit

You are strongly encouraged to claim your CME/CE credit within 30 days of the conference.

  1. Visit AHA's Education & Meetings page.
  2. On the left-hand side of the page, click Activities in Progress.
    • If you are not logged in, you will be redirected to the login page.
    • Follow the directions on the page if you forgot your password, or haven't set up an AHA Professional account.
  3. The Activities In Progress tab should show your CME activities for this conference. Select the activity you want.
  4. Review the Activity Overview tab, scroll to the bottom, and click Continue.
    • A program guide containing the schedule and faculty information is available on the Activity Material tab. You may view it by clicking the Program Guide link, or click Continue to move to the next step.
  5. Click the Launch button to complete an evaluation on the course. This step is required to complete credit. Once complete, click Continue.
  6. Claim your credit by clicking Claim by the appropriate accreditation.
    • You may qualify for more than one credit type based on your profile.
    • ACCME, ANCC, and CAPCE allow claiming of variable credit. You will be given the option to claim all or part of the activity credit if applicable to your user profile.
  7. Click Continue to generate your certificate.
  8. Click the certificate link to print or save it.
  9. Click Close. The activity is stored under Completed Activities.

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QCOR Key Dates

September 7, 2016Abstract Submission Opens
November 2, 2016Registration Opens
December 26, 2016EXTENDED! Abstract & Award Submission Deadline
January 16, 2017Become a Member and Save Up to $300 off Early Registration Deadline
January 31, 2017Early Registration Closes
February 1, 2017Advance Registration Opens
February 15, 2017Become a Member and Save Up to $300 off Advance Registration Deadline
February 28, 2017Advance Registration Closes
March 1, 2017Standard Registration Opens
April 2–3, 2017Conference Dates
Dear Colleagues,

It is our pleasure to invite you to attend QCOR 2017 on April 2-3, 2017 in Arlington, VA. Our annual meeting offers a great opportunity to network and learn in the areas of outcomes research, policy research, quality of care and stroke.

The main themes for QCOR 2017 are:

  • Future directions for the US healthcare system and implications for cardiovascular disease management; and
  • The role of real world evidence generation in the 21st Century

We look forward to seeing you in April!


Mikhail Kosiborod, MD
QCOR 2017 Program Chair

Adrian Hernandez, MD
QCOR 2017 Program Vice-Chair
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