Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia (CVSA)

Message from the Chair

Michael Fischbein, MD, PhD

The Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia (CVSA) continues to work on improving and fostering education, research and clinical care of patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery. Whether attending Scientific Sessions in November, participating in writing scientific statements or guidelines, or getting involved in “You’re the Cure” or AHA advocacy efforts, we hope you will join the CVSA Council in its... Read Dr. Fischbein's full message

Michael Fischbein, MD, PhD
Chair, Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia

Scientific Sessions 2020

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 14–16

Dallas, Texas

Funding Opportunities

The method for applying for funding is Web-based, using our electronic system, Grants@Heart.


Circulation Cover Aug 2018

The latest research in the fields of cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, electrophysiology, internal medicine, nursing and other fields in cardiovascular medicine are printed in the council's journal each month.

CVSA Council Awards

CVSA proudly sponsors an which honors researchers, early career investigators and medical students. View the CVSA Council Awards to see if you qualify.


AHA / ASA Professional Members are Difference Makers.