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2017 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium

WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is currently looking for dynamic, driven women with heart disease to apply to become WomenHeart Champions at the 2017 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium. This is the nation’s only volunteer program that trains women with heart disease to be Community Educators and Support Network Coordinators for women heart patients

October 6 – 9, 2017

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Cost: Accommodations & meals are covered. Attendees are responsible for travel. Travel scholarships are available, and can be requested through the application.


Application is now closed. Please click here to learn more about applying for 2018.


Attendees will learn critical heart disease information from the nation’s leading cardiology experts and will be trained to tell their personal heart stories, in order to educate and empower women to take charge of their heart health. Attendees choose between two volunteer tracks:

  • Support Network Coordinators: Lead monthly peer-to-peer support groups, providing critical psycho-social and emotional support for women heart disease patients. Click here for a detailed description of responsibilities. 
  • Community Educators: Educate women in the community on heart disease prevention and support through participation in health fairs, speaking engagements, media opportunities, and advocacy initiatives. Click here for a detailed description of responsibilities.


 Pre-Training Portal

This section is for accepted applicants only.

 This page contains everything you need to prepare for your trip to Mayo Clinic, including the medical clearance form, logistics document, registration link, and webinars.



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WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) patient advocacy organization with thousands of members nationwide, including women heart patients and their families, health care providers, advocates and consumers committed to helping women live longer, healthier lives. WomenHeart supports, educates and advocates on behalf of the 47 million American women living with or at risk of heart disease. Our programs are made possible by donations, grants and corporate partnerships.

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