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The
Keynote

2024 Keynote

Mariell Jessup, MD

Charting the Course of Cardiogenic Shock Research

Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania 

Chief Science and Medical Officer, American Heart Association

Dr. Jessup is Chief Science and Medical Officer of the American Heart Association and an Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She was the Chief Scientific Officer of the Leducq Foundation from January 2017 through August of 2018, before moving to the American Heart Association role.

She practiced heart failure and transplant cardiology for 30 years at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where she served in a variety of administrative roles, including Medical Chief of the Heart and Vascular program, and Clinical Chief of Cardiology.

She has been a long-time volunteer of the AHA and was a member of the Board of Directors of the national AHA, and President from 2013-2014.

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Previous Keynote Speakers

Renowned for attracting distinguished leaders in the medical field, our past Houston Shock Symposium keynote speakers have ignited thought-provoking conversations, driving innovation and shaping the future of shock care.

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