Mission

The mission of the ACHD FIT WG is to advocate for ACHD fellowship training and support ACHD FITs in their career path.

Objectives

The objectives of the ACHD FIT WG are:

  1. To provide a means for professional interaction, problem solving, and discussion of professional issues among ACHD fellows.
  2. To provide educational programs and support for the purpose of professional development.
  3. To provide improved access and education about the American College of Cardiology (ACC) activities, especially those of the ACC’s Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology (ACPC) Council as well as the ACPC Section’s ACHD WG.
  4. To increase the opportunity for member participation in ACC and ACPC Section activities at the local, regional and national levels.
  5. To provide a readily accessible mechanism for ACHD FIT cooperation.
  6. To provide a network to rapidly gain member feedback on issues of concern to ACHD fellows.
  7. To provide an organized structure for turning feedback into working contributions to advance ACHD fellowship training and ACHD FIT wellbeing.

Membership

Each trainee enrolled in a two-year ACHD fellowship program and holding the status of ACC ACPC FIT member is eligible for membership in the ACHD FIT WG. In order to join the ACHD FIT WG listserve and qualifying for governance of the WG, an eligible trainee ought to opt in by registering with the WG. To register, please contact Olivia Kranz (okranz@acc.org).

ACHD FIT Resources

  1. Educational Resources
  2. Fellowship Listings
  3. Research
  4. Early Career Development and Job Listings
  5. Connectivity (Professional Societies)
  6. Advocacy and Patient Resources