Fellows In Training 

As a fellow-in-training, I have little exposure to non-clinical/research conferences. I was excited to explore the ACC Legislative Conference, and it was an amazing experience to advocate for policies that will not only help our patients as individuals, but also help fund research that matters on a population level. I plan on going again next year, and hope to remain involved!

Worldwide Funding Source Search Engine
A worldwide funding source search engine that can be searched by key words as well as sources. Users can create saved searches to deliver opportunities as they arise.

Go to ACC.org, click on Membership in the top bar
Click: Member Benefits & Resources
Click: Career Resources
Click: Research Funding Resources
Search for Funding to gain access to the InfoEd SPIN research funding database.

The funding resources page has been an initiative of the Early Career Professionals Section Leadership Council. The InfoEd SPIN database is provided free to ACC members through an ACC-paid subscription to the service. See also on that research funding page the Research Collaboration Network, grant writing resources, and also an opportunity for institutional discounts on research administration software from InfoEd that can save institutions thousands of dollars in administration costs and development.

WA FIT Wins ACC.17 FIT Jeopardy: Battle of the States – Preliminary Round #1

[March 2017] Thirty-two state chapters FIT teams compete in the two day tournament for prizes, all the glory, and the title of national ACC FIT Jeopardy Champion.  The competition is at the ACC.17 Studio on the Expo Floor in Washington DC.

 

FITs on the Go at ACC.13 Video Blog: Engaging Early Career Professionals

[March 22, 2013] For fantastic video coverage of the ACC.13 meeting, check out youtube.com/FITSontheGo. There’s coverage of fellow-focused events and exclusive interviews with Larry King and cardiovascular leaders (see the links below). There’s more than 50 videos that cover ACC.13.

Interview with Mr. Larry King
Interview with Eugene Braunwald, MD, MACC
Interview with Anthony DeMaria, MD, MACC
Interview with ACC Pres. John Gordon Harold, MD, MACC
Interview with Bernard Gersh, MB, ChB, DPhil, FACC
ECG on your iPhone

Many more videos on the FITs on the Go! YouTube Channel.

[Above: Dr. Celina Yong, Chief Cardiovascular Fellow Stanford Hospital, interviews Dr. Ziad Ali: “Transitioning from Fellowship to Practice”]

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