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SCAD survivors’ perspectives featured in professional journal

Unique insight into the experiences of SCAD survivors was recently published in the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention (JCRP), a journal devoted to improving ...

SCAD Alliance advisers instrumental in AHA SCAD scientific statement

In response to the American Heart Association Scientific Statement "Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Current State of the Science: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart ...

This week, Kendra Scott “Gives Back” to SCAD Alliance

This week, Monday through Wednesday (February 5, 6 and 7), you can shop beautiful Kendra Scott jewelry and home items and support SCAD Alliance at ...

Saint Luke’s Town Hall: SCAD–Unique or Not?

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, Dr. Tracy Stevens and Dr. Jason Lindsey will host a SCAD Town Hall at the Muriel I. Kauffman Women's Heart ...

Dr. Esther Kim presents SCAD at Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

On Thursday, January 11, 2018, Dr. Esther Kim spoke at the Saint Luke's Muriel I. Kauffman Women's Heart Center in Kansas City, MO, to a ...

NEJM features Massachusetts General Hospital SCAD team

The December 21, 2017, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) features SCAD and explores what clinicians consider in making the SCAD diagnosis. ...

NBC News Publishes Article on SCAD Survivor

After Hess’s second heart attack, it became clear that this was not a postpartum complication — she was diagnosed with spontaneous coronary artery dissection, or ...

The Heart of Becky Pomerleau

Each case of SCAD is noteworthy. As an unsuspecting patient struck by SCAD, every survivor pushes through remarkable stressors during his or her recovery journey. ...

Seeing is believing on #GivingTuesday

Today, #GivingTuesday 2015, SCAD Alliance is proud to announce that funds raised are designated to support our exhibit at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 65th Annual ...

New psychosocial research to benefit survivors

Motivated by her personal journey as a SCAD survivor, SCAD Alliance board member Tina Pittman Wagers, M.S.W., Psy.D., is leading a research study of the ...