As scientists, clinicians, students, residents, and fellows gather to attend the 2015 American Heart Association (AHA) Annual Scientific Sessions, JAMA is pleased to publish this theme issue on cardiovascular disease (CVD). This issue includes 3 research articles that provide new data on timely topics in CVD as well as 5 scholarly Viewpoints that address important topics in cardiovascular medicine and 2 other articles specifically on chest pain. In addition, 5 additional innovative research reports are being released online simultaneously with their scientific presentation during the AHA meeting.
Gaziano JM, Peterson ED, Greenland P. Advancing Cardiovascular Science. JAMA. 2015;314(18):1924-1925. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15590