JOIN US! Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8 is Heart Failure Update 2021 VIRTUAL!

The Canadian Heart Failure Society is bringing together a global audience for this exciting and interactive event focusing on the theme, Rebooting Successful Heart Failure Care in 2021.

Who Should Participate:

Healthcare professionals involved in heart failure care:

  • Cardiologists (community & academic)
  • Internal Medicine Specialists & Hospitalists 
  • Nurses & Allied Health Professionals
  • Trainees

We are delighted to announce that we will be jointly presenting sessions with the Heart Failure Association of the ESC, the Heart Failure Society of America and JACC: Heart Failure. These will feature live online panel discussions, Q&A and an interactive chat so be sure not to miss out!

Choose from an array of online workshops and Corridor Consult sessions, attend symposia and connect with colleagues and faculty through our social networking platform. 

2021 Program Highlights:

  • New HF Guidelines!
  • Dedicated ACUTE HF track - attention hospitalists!
  • What’s new in HF: AI, Imaging, HR control and more…
  • HFpEF: Diagnosis & treatment: 5 things to know about each
  • Environmental effects on the failing heart
  • Online workshops including virtual monitoring, goals of care & POCUS
  • En français : ateliers, faits saillants, traduction d’une séance plénière

We are pleased to offer free on-demand content to CHFS members following the conference. To view rates and register click here

We are pleased to announce that on May 6th, the HeartLife Foundation will offer the People With Lived Experience Day. To learn more about these collaborative sessions, gain insights from people with lived experience and to register for free, please click on the LIVED EXPERIENCE SESSIONS tab above or visit

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Did you know that May 3-9, 2021 is National Heart Failure Awareness Week? Get more info on how to participate by visiting the CHFS website at 

We look forward to welcoming you ONLINE!

HF Update 2021 Planning Committee Co-Chairs

Jonathan Howlett

Clinical Professor of Medicine,
University of Calgary
Past & Founding President,
Canadian Heart Failure Society
Calgary, AB

Serge Lepage

Full Professor
Director, Heart Function Clinic,
Department of Cardiology,
Université de Sherbrooke
Past President, Quebec Heart Failure Society
Sherbrooke, QC

Shelley Zieroth

Cardiologist, St. Boniface Hospital
Professor, University of Manitoba
Immediate Past President, Canadian Heart Failure Society
Winnipeg, MB



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