Contact: Julie Boyland, Jboyland@acc.org,
WASHINGTON (Mar 14, 2023) -
The Texas Chapter of the American College of Cardiology has won the domestic Fellows-in-Training Jeopardy Competition: Battle of the Chapters and the Saudi Arabia Chapter has won the international competition held during the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session Together with World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.23/WCC).
ACC FIT Jeopardy is a friendly competition among domestic and international fellows-in-training that features Jeopardy categories based on the American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease Exam Blueprint. The session’s popular game show-style fosters FIT and ECP engagement in their state or national chapters and promotes new methods for expanding cardiovascular knowledge. This year, forty domestic ACC chapters and four international ACC chapters faced off in the competition.
The Texas Chapter team included: Capt Kevin O’Gorman, MD; CPT Andrew Wilson, DO; and CPT Nathaniel Carman, MD. Wilson and Carman are officers in the U.S. Army. O’Gorman is an officer in the U.S. Air Force. All members of the Texas Chapter team were from Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio.
The Saudi Arabia Chapter team included: Mohammed Sadiq Alhassan, BMBS, King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh; Ahmed Naif Alhaydhal, MBBS, Prince Sultan Cardiac Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; and Ibrahim Alharbi, MD, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center.
ACC.23/WCC was March 4-6, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, bringing together cardiologists and cardiovascular specialists from around the world to share the newest discoveries in treatment and prevention. Follow @ACCinTouch, @ACCMediaCenter and #ACC23 for the latest news from the meeting and #ACCFIT for news on ACC fellows-in-training.
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) is the global leader in transforming cardiovascular care and improving heart health for all. As the preeminent source of professional medical education for the entire cardiovascular care team since 1949, ACC credentials cardiovascular professionals in over 140 countries who meet stringent qualifications and leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. Through its world-renowned family of JACC Journals, NCDR registries, ACC Accreditation Services, global network of Member Sections, CardioSmart patient resources and more, the College is committed to ensuring a world where science, knowledge and innovation optimize patient care and outcomes. Learn more at www.ACC.org or follow @ACCinTouch.###