November 22, 2022
Join ACC’s Academic Cardiology Section for a “Heart Tank” event on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. ET, focused on congenital heart disease.
November 22, 2022
Join ACC’s Academic Cardiology Section for a “Heart Tank” event on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. ET, focused on congenital heart disease.
November 21, 2022
Save the date for Giving Tuesday on Nov. 29 to donate to the ACCF Annual Fund.
November 1, 2022
Submit your most interesting ECG Challenges to JACC: Case Reports. ECG Challenges can include electrophysiology and rhythm disorder subtopics.
October 26, 2022
Now in its fifth year, ACC’s Young Scholars Program – an initiative of ACC’s Academic Member Section – continues to strengthen the pipeline of talent into cardiovascular medicine.
October 25, 2022
MedAxiom, an ACC Company, has partnered with Wharton Online to develop the Cardiovascular Business and Management Essentials Program.
October 24, 2022
If you are attending the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2022, join the JACC Journals’ editors-in-chief and members of their respective boards to learn about the types of papers they are looking for, ask any probing questions and get behind-the-scenes insight into the Journals’ editorial processes.
September 19, 2022
The first Collaborative Maintenance Pathway (CMP) Performance Assessment window this year for CVD is taking place Oct 8-16. Delivered through ACCSAP, participants get access to all the comprehensive educational material and can stay 100% certified by focusing on just 20% of the field.
August 28, 2022
Improve your knowledge in the field of adult clinical cardiology with ACCSAP. This self-assessment program offers 190+ CME/MOC credits and includes comprehensive educational material available in three popular formats – text, video and self-assessment questions — and is updated yearly.
August 19, 2022
The ACC Distinguished Awards program recognizes individuals making contributions to the cardiovascular profession. It’s time to honor those in our community making a difference — nominate a deserving colleague for one of the 2023 Distinguished Awards!
August 16, 2022
Join the Academic Section on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. ET for “Heart Tank For the Cardiovascular Investigator: Electrophysiology,” where our distinguished panel of judges – Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, FACC; Pamela Mason, MD, FACC; and Jim Freeman, MD, FACC – will listen to Young Investigators "pitch" their EP research ideas.
July 5, 2022
If you are presenting research during ESC Congress 2022, we invite you to submit your high-impact findings to JACC Journals for simultaneous publication.
June 22, 2022 | Michelle Maya Kittleson, MD, FACC
Michelle Kittleson, MD, PhD, FACC - Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, Director of Education in Heart Failure and Transplantation, and Director of Heart Failure Research at the Smidt Heart Institute.
June 14, 2022
When it comes to meeting maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements, you have choices! With the Collaborative Maintenance Pathway (CMP), there is no need to take a comprehensive exam covering the breadth of your field.
April 14, 2022
The new issue of JACC: Basic to Translational Science includes a focus issue highlighting innovative presentations given as part of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s inaugural 2022 Technology for Heart Failure Therapeutics (THT) Shark Tank innovation competition.
April 12, 2022
Join Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, FACC, editor-in-chief of JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, and Douglas P. Zipes, MD, MACC, for a live webinar on Wednesday, April 20 from 2-3:30 p.m. ET to learn strategies for developing a translational research career.
March 22, 2022
The ACC is looking for volunteer mentors to be part of the College's workforce diversity efforts and participate in the Young Scholars Program, an initiative of the Academic Section that aims to provide promising high school and college students with an introduction to the field of cardiology, while also strengthening the pipeline of talent for the future.
March 22, 2022
The ACC and Heart Rhythm Society have developed a pilot program that will introduce a tailored, competency-based cardiovascular disease (CVD) and clinical cardiac electrophysiology (CCEP) curriculum during the third year of CVD training.
February 1, 2022
Join the Academic Section on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. ET for a discussion on how well-established cardiology administrators arrived in their positions.
December 13, 2021
Register today for the Cardiovascular Summit, taking place Feb. 17-19, 2022, in Washington, DC, and discover how to align strong leadership with effective business strategies to improve cardiovascular care and patient outcomes.
November 17, 2021
Kathryn Berlacher, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Associate Chief of Education for the UPMC Heart Vascular Institute.
October 4, 2021
ACC's Academic Cardiology Section invites you to the second webinar in a series on finding funding for your research!
August 8, 2021
Are you ready to contribute to a more diverse, equitable and inclusive cardiovascular profession?
August 8, 2021
Curious about available funding sources for clinical investigators? Then RSVP for this webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. ET!
July 18, 2021
Improve your knowledge in the field of adult clinical cardiology with ACCSAP. This self-assessment program offers 160 CME/MOC credits and includes over 600 case-based practice questions, 130 modules of text and 50 video presentations from the ACC Cardiovascular Overview and Board Prep course.
July 12, 2021
Whether you are looking to establish your research career or simply want to get advice from the best in the field, join us for a LIVE expert panel on Thursday, July 29, at 7:30 a.m. ET for a discussion on "Research, Clinical Trials and Publishing – A Global Venture."
June 20, 2021
The inaugural issue of JACC: Asia is now live. JACC: Asia is the first region-specific cardiovascular journal with original peer-reviewed content, featuring state-of-the-art reviews, original research papers, editorial comments and research letters by Asian authors and focused on Asian patient populations.
May 11, 2021
Now in its third year, the Young Scholars Program, an ACC Academic Cardiology Section initiative, continues to introduce bright high school and college students from around the country to careers in cardiology and scientific research.
March 22, 2021
Marc D Thames, MD, is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Emory University and former Chief of Cardiology, University Hospitals of Cleveland and the Joseph T. Wearn University Professor in Medicine at Case Western Reserve University; and Chief of Cardiology, Temple University Hospitals and the Florence P. Bernheimer Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine.
February 12, 2021
Three JACC Journals not previously included in Impact Factor rankings JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, JACC: Basic to Translational Science and JACC: CardioOncology will receive their first Impact Factors later this year.
January 12, 2021
Join academic experts Patrick O'Gara, MD, MACC; Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC; and Poonam Velagapudi, MD, MS, FACC, for a discussion on the pathways to becoming a Master Clinical Educator.
January 12, 2021
A recent blog post from JACC Journals’ publisher, Elsevier, breaks down the tips shared by Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, editor-in-chief of JACC, and Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM, FACC, during their popular webinar.
December 21, 2020
A significant risk factor for heart failure, diabetes is a common debilitating comorbidity. New emerging therapies and a better understanding of this comorbid condition can assist clinicians in improving care and outcomes for these patients.
December 16, 2020
Nadia Sutton, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor, interventional cardiologist, and vascular biologist in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center at University of Michigan.
December 14, 2020
A newpreprint server platform, First Look, offers JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology authors the opportunity to showcase their accepted research while it undergoes the peer review process.
December 9, 2020
Immerse yourself in an educational experience featuring the latest cardiovascular management and leadership strategies at Cardiovascular Summit Virtual!
December 5, 2020
Responding to the need for expanded knowledge on emerging trends, novel treatment approaches and outcomes for patients with AL and ATTR amyloidosis, JACC: CardioOncology will publish a special focus issue on this topic in 2021.
October 30, 2020
Join a distinguished panel of judges, including Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC; Debabrata Mukherjee, MD, FACC; and Sunil Rao, MD, FACC, as they hear ACC's Young Investigators "pitch" their research ideas.
October 5, 2020
While pursuing a career as a physician-scientist can be daunting, the pathway can provide personal and professional fulfillment and dynamism, if the individual is equipped with a roadmap for success.
August 31, 2020
Join Vedant Gupta, MD, FACC, and Donald Lynch, MD, as they moderate a conversation with Kathy Griendling, PhD; Robert Harrington, MD, MACC; and Jonathan Halperin, MD, FACC, surrounding the promotion and tenure process at Academic Medical Centers.
August 19, 2020
ACC's COVID-19 Hub is your resource for "Quick Tips" videos that address emerging and persistent issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 14, 2020
Interviews With Leaders Who Work at the Front Lines and Lead by Example During the Pandemic.
June 23, 2020
In the first installment of a new video series, JACC: CardioOncology Editor-in-Chief Bonnie Ky, MD, MSCE, FACC, is joined by Associate Editor Ron Witteles, MD, FACC; Wilson Gonsalves, MD; and Rola Khedraki, MD, for two insightful, informative 30-minute discussions on the topic of Amyloidosis.
June 12, 2020
Editor-in-Chief Bonnie Ky, MD, MSCE, FACC, will host the inaugural JACC: CardioOncology Virtual Journal Club on Tuesday, June 30 from 10 – 11 a.m. ET.
June 5, 2020
The publications team is conducting reader surveys to gain insights and opinions on two JACC Journals.
April 14, 2020
A new JACC: Basic to Translational Science preprint server platform, First Look, offers participating authors the opportunity to showcase their accepted research while it undergoes the peer review process.
March 25, 2020
William L. Winters Jr., MD, MACC, a long-recognized leader in cardiology and a revered educator and mentor, passed away on March 13. Winters served as ACC president from 1990-1991.
March 16, 2020
JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging is accepting submissions for a special themed issue addressing the current and future roles of cardiovascular imaging in secondary (functional) mitral regurgitation.
March 2, 2020
Kalyanam Shivkumar, MD, PhD, FACC, has been named the next editor-in-chief of JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. Shivkumar is a physician scientist who serves as the director of the UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center; director of the university's electrophysiology programs; and professor of medicine (cardiology), radiology and bioengineering.
February 26, 2020
As part of the latest issue of JACC, Editor-in-Chief Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, has published his annual Editor-in-Chief's Top Picks. Each year, Fuster personally selects the top 100 papers from the previous year, including both original investigations and review articles from 15 distinct specialties.
February 18, 2020
JACC: Heart Failure is seeking submissions for a themed issue highlighting cardiogenic shock to publish this November. The issue will examine the evolution of new therapies and novel treatment approaches for cardiogenic shock.
January 23, 2020
Chili Pepper Consumption and Mortality in Italian Adults by Marialaura Bonaccio, PhD, et al. received the most online attention among research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) in 2019.
November 5, 2019
Join the ACC for a webinar, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. ET, to shed light on what it takes to get published.
October 28, 2019
There are a lot of big ways to get involved with the College – being on a Section Leadership Council, participating on a taskforce or committee, or serving as faculty for a live course, to name a few. However, we know that not everyone has the time for some of these larger-scale commitments. That's why the ACC is excited to announce the launch of our Microvolunteering Platform.
October 22, 2019
Applications are now being accepted for the ACC Leadership Academy Cohort IV, which will launch at ACC.20/World Congress of Cardiology in Chicago, IL.
October 18, 2019
Submissions for a JACC: Case Reports special issue on cardiovascular disease in women are due on or before Oct. 31. Clinical cases, clinical case series and Voices in Cardiology will be accepted, as well as commentaries and perspectives if sufficiently rigorous and impactful.
October 4, 2019
Join world-renowned cardiologist and course director Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, at ACC's New York Cardiovascular Symposium, taking place Dec. 6 – 8.
September 4, 2019
Join ACC Academic Section leaders for a webinar, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. ET, as they outline the Section's 2018 2019 key achievements and introduce new projects that are planned for the 2019 2020 year.
August 29, 2019
The second issue of JACC: Case Reports is now online. Accompanied by a summary podcast from Editor-in-Chief Julia Grapsa, MD, PhD, FACC, the issue includes a mini-focus issue on interventional complications and their management, a heart care team/multidisciplinary team live case, clinical vignettes, an electrocardiogram challenge, a quality improvement project and many informative clinical cases.
August 1, 2019
To address the largely underexplored topic of cardiovascular disease in women, JACC: Case Reports will publish its first special issue on this topic in January 2020.
July 26, 2019
Beginning this August, JACC: Basis to Translational Science publication will increase from six to 12 issues per year. The increased frequency will allow Editor-in-Chief Douglas L. Mann, MD, FACC, and the editorial board to publishing even more research with the potential to translate into new therapies for patients affected by cardiovascular disease.
July 26, 2019
The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) was ranked #1 among all cardiology journals for a second year in a row based on newly released 2019 Google Scholar Metrics.
July 23, 2019
Cardiology is the ACC's flagship member magazine — your member magazine — providing cardiovascular professionals with a comprehensive source for clinical and professional news. Find links to all of the July issue's articles and share on social media!
July 23, 2019
On June 19, ACC's Young Scholars Program students visited Tulane University School of Medicine to get a first-hand glimpse of a day in the life of a cardiologist. Robert C. Hendel, MD, FACC, chief of cardiology at Tulane, welcomed 20 students for a day-long site visit as they gained a greater understanding of the specialty of cardiovascular disease.
June 27, 2019
For researchers examining the complex and growing field of cardio-oncology, JACC: CardioOncology offers an excellent opportunity to publish in the highly read, highly ranked JACC Journals family.
June 20, 2019
The first issue of JACC: Case Reports the newest JACC Journal is now live.
June 13, 2019
The ACC has made a select number of travel awards available to cover expenses for members to travel to ACC's 2019 Legislative Conference, Nov. 3 5, in Washington, DC.
April 11, 2019
The newest addition to the JACC family of journals, JACC: CardioOncology, is now accepting submissions.
March 7, 2019
Aiming to grow the body of literature surrounding the important and emerging theme of heart failure in the elderly, JACC: Heart Failure will publish a special issue on the topic this December.
February 8, 2019
Since clinician educators remain the most recruited group of cardiologists and the nature of academic promotion continues to evolve, fostering and supporting these physicians may be critical to the future of academic cardiology, according to a paper published Feb. 4 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
January 24, 2019
Join us at the ACC.19 All-Section Reception, March 17, from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Grand Ballroom A.
December 18, 2018
Take advantage of free, online certified educational activities to fulfill your 2018 CME requirements and earn MOC credit at the same time!
December 4, 2018
In the latest issues of Cardiology, deep-dive into the emerging risk factors of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia.
November 19, 2018
The ACC is seeking applications for editors-in-chief of two new, online, open-access JACC Journals launching in 2019 JACC: Case Reports and JACC: CardioOncology.
November 16, 2018
In this deep-dive video discussion, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC; Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC; Anne B. Curtis, MD, FACC; Peter Libby, MD, FACC; and Marc Ruel, MD, MPH, share their perspectives on the most significant science released during AHA.18.
October 19, 2018
Join Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), Nov. 29 at 9:30 a.m. ET, to learn techniques and strategies for publishing in high-impact journals.
October 15, 2018
Learn techniques and strategies for publishing in high-impact journals directly from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) Editor-in-Chief Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC.
September 21, 2018
The September 2018 issue of Cardiology, YOUR member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!
September 17, 2018
Save the date for an ACC webinar on Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. ET to discuss how to make the greatest impact with research funding. James Brian Byrd, MD, MS, FACC; Robert Kornberg, MD, FACC; and Firas Zahr, MD, FACC, will provide practical advice on how to obtain funding for cardiovascular research and novel ways to find grant opportunities. There will be time for a thorough question-and-answer session.
September 12, 2018
ACC.19 registration is NOW OPEN exclusively for ACC members. Nonmember registration will open Wednesday, Sept. 26. Register early for the lowest rates and best selection of hotel rooms!
August 27, 2018
The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) ranks #1 among cardiology journals and #8 among health and medical science journals based on the 2018 Google Scholar Metrics released this month. READ MORE.
August 24, 2018 | Andrew Michael Goldsweig, MD, MS, FACC
The ACC and other specialty medicine organizations like the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Heart Rhythm Society, and Heart Failure Society of America are important advocates for their members and the patients they serve. Voices united around common objectives are stronger than a single voice alone.
August 17, 2018
The August 2018 issue of Cardiology, YOUR member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!
June 14, 2018
Marvin A. Konstam, MD, FACC, has been selected to receive the Heart Failure Society of America’s (HFSA) 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award, which acknowledges a lifetime body of work by an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of heart failure. Konstam will be presented the award at HFSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting this September.
June 11, 2018
Through an institutional-level JACC Journals subscription, your entire organization can access the latest clinical findings, practice-changing science, visual abstracts and expert commentary uniquely provided by the family of JACC Journals.
June 1, 2018
In a perspective study published May 22 in Circulation, Michelle A. Albert, MD, MPH, explains that under-represented minorities and women are missing from academic medicine.
May 29, 2018
Join Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), June 13 at 9 a.m. ET, for a webinar on techniques and strategies for publishing in high-impact journals. Fuster will share his expertise in working with researchers and authors throughout the research publishing cycle, how to develop papers for premium publications and how publishing in JACC provides the opportunity to broadly disseminate findings.
March 19, 2018
The PCSK9 Competitive Grant Program, an independently-reviewed competitive grant program supported by Amgen, is accepting proposals for novel research aimed at advancing the understanding of PCSK9 and atherosclerosis.
January 19, 2018
Join Academic Section leaders Feb. 1, at 2:00 p.m. ET, as they outline the Academic Section's 2017 key achievements and introduce new projects planned for 2018.
January 9, 2018
JACC Journals continue to rank among the top 10 cardiovascular journals in the world, according to the 2016 Journal Citation Reports. They have an international reputation for excellence and their leading impact is a testament to their quality and importance in the field of cardiovascular disease.
January 9, 2018
The cover story in the latest issue of Cardiology highlights the partnership of ACC members and staff in ACC’s education enterprise of serving the lifelong learning of the cardiovascular community.
November 22, 2017
In the latest ACC Cardiology Hour, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, is joined by Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC; Rachel J. Lampert, MD, FACC; Prediman K. Shah, MD, MACC; and Chadwick W. Stouffer, MD, in a roundtable discussion of the hottest trials from AHA 2017 in Anaheim, CA. Among the trials discussed are DACAB, CANVAS, EXSCEL, POISE-2 and more.
October 25, 2017
The National Quality Forum’s Cardiovascular Standing Committee is accepting applications for its upcoming measure review cycle to evaluate new and previously endorsed performance measures for heart disease.
September 12, 2017
In conjunction with the ACC Committee Nominations cycle, the College’s Membership Committee is now accepting applications through Sept. 22. The Membership Committee was established as part of the 2015 College's governance transformation and serves as standing committee of the College, reporting directly to the Board of Trustees.
September 1, 2017
Apply for the chance to present your work at ACC.18 when you submit your research for the Young Investigator Awards Competition (YIA) by Sept. 11.
August 21, 2017
The August 2017 issue of Cardiology, ACC’s flagship member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!
July 24, 2017
The LAAO Registry research and publications subcommittee is now accepting research proposal applications (RPAs) for hypothesis-driven research studies that employ the baseline data collected in the registry. To be considered during this initial review cycle, investigators should submit their RPAs by noon ET on Oct. 16, 2017.
July 20, 2017
The July 2017 issue of Cardiology, ACC’s flagship member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!
July 20, 2017
The ACC is seeking qualified candidates to serve as vice chair of the Annual Scientific Session for a two-year term of office for ACC.19 and ACC.20, moving on to assume another two-year term as chair of ACC.21 and ACC.22.
June 27, 2017
The June 2017 issue of Cardiology, ACC’s flagship member magazine, is now live! Cardiology provides cardiovascular professionals with comprehensive clinical, professional and health policy news; feature-length articles on the top trends and innovations in cardiovascular medicine; expert commentary from leaders in the cardiovascular field; quick-read summaries of the latest research from the JACC Journals and other major cardiovascular journals; profiles of ACC members, like you; and so much more!
March 28, 2017
Academic medical centers should institute innovative changes in order to remain competitive and face growing challenges, according to a Council Perspective from ACC’s Academic Cardiology Council published March 6 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
March 14, 2017
Attending ACC.17? Join us for the All-Section Meeting & Reception at ACC.17! The event happening THIS Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis will give you a chance to learn more about what ACC’s 19+ Member Sections are working to accomplish and to connect with members in your specialty or interest areas. Submit your RSVP to attend.
February 13, 2017
Save the Date for the All-Section Meeting & Reception at ACC.17! Happening on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis, this event will give you a chance to learn more about what ACC’s 19+ Member Sections. Submit your RSVP to attend.
May 18, 2016
In a recent letter published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Frank Fabris, MS, et al., analyze the outcomes of mentees involved in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s research program aimed at increasing diversity in health-related research.
May 18, 2016
In a recent Fellows in Training (FIT) and Early Career Page published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Abhinav Sharma, MD; Kishan S. Parikh, MD; and Christopher B. Fordyce, MD, explore how FITs can get the most out of academic conferences.
May 18, 2016
The ACC Emerging Faculty Program has had a large positive impact on its participants’ careers and abilities as educators, according to a Council Perspective from ACC’s Academic Cardiology Section published May 2 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
December 3, 2015
Recent changes to the delivery of health care, including the affordable health care act, mandates concerning cost reduction, the need for greater efficiency in patient care and new reimbursement models have driven academic medical centers (AMCs) to the edge of a precipice. They have reached a critical mass where they must restructure, reorganize and innovate or else they will almost certainly become financially unsustainable and obsolete.
November 9, 2015
The training of cardiovascular physician-scientists, while challenging, is imperative for advancements in health care, according to a Council Perspective from ACC’s Academic Cardiology Section Leadership Council and the Early Career Section Leadership Council, recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
May 21, 2015
A new bipartisan Senate caucus, dedicated to supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH), was formally launched May 20 by Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC). "The Senate NIH Caucus addresses the critical need to find a bipartisan strategy for increased and sustained funding for the NIH," said ACC President Kim Allan Williams, Sr., MD, FACC. "Funding for groundbreaking research in the United States – which has helped dramatically advance treatments for everything from heart disease to cancer – has stagnated over the last decade... The ACC looks forward to working with, and expanding, the caucus."
January 31, 2015
"Choosing a post-fellowship career between academic or private practice cardiology is quite challenging, especially given the changing environment in either pathway," write Zaher Fanari, MD, and Sandra A. Weiss, MD, in a Fellows in Training and Early Career Page in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.