Texas Heart Institute Celebrates American Heart Month 2022

Every February the whole country focuses on the heart for American Heart Month. Texas Heart Institute is taking part again virtually this year, sending representatives to many online events and hosting others to spread awareness and increase knowledge. As someone with a heart, you are invited to join Texas Heart Institute in our 60th anniversary year for this 2022 celebration of all things related to the heart.

February 1-28 – February is American #HeartMonth. This year’s focus is on self-care and hypertension. (Last year we wrote up a short history of heart month)

February 1-28 – February is also Marfan Awareness Month. Marfan syndrome affects the heart and can cause aortic aneurysms.

February 4Celebrate National Wear Red Day / Día de Vestir de Rojo by wearing red to bring awareness to heart disease 

February 4 – Cardiology Grand Rounds – Mehdi Razavi

February 5HMAC AKA Presents, Pink Goes Red Women’s Health Symposium [Virtual Event] (Houston Metropolitan Area Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha) Drs. Coulter and Costello presenting

February 5Elnita McClain Women’s Center Presents, Go Red: A Heart for Health [Virtual Event] Drs. Coulter and Costello presenting

February 7-14Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

February 9WomenHeart Support Group meeting

February 11 – Cardiology Grand Rounds – Jose Diaz Gomez

February 13-19Heart Failure Awareness Week #HFWeek2022

February 14 – Valentine’s Day

February 18YERU STEM Education teen group Heart Health Zoom with Dr. Alison Post

February 18 – Cardiology Grand Rounds – Nezar Falluji

February 19Ali Massumi Cardiac Arrhythmia Symposium

February 22Valve Disease Awareness Day #ValveDiseaseDay

February 25Go Texan Day – Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo city-wide celebration. Wear your best boots and Western attire for #GoTexanDay

February 25 – Cardiology Grand Rounds – Sunil Rao

February 26 Inaugural Global Cardiovascular Forum (Details Coming Soon!)