JACC

Meet the JACC Journals Editors During AHA 2022

October 24, 2022

JACC Family of Journals

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.

CMP

First CVD CMP Performance Assessment Window Begins Soon

September 19, 2022

Announcements

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.

ACCSAP

Access Everything You Need With ACCSAP

August 28, 2022

Educational Opportunities

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.

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Webinar: Heart Tank For the Cardiovascular Investigator

August 16, 2022

Featured Webinar

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.

Member Benefits

Submit Your ESC Research to JACC Journals

July 5, 2022

Announcements

If you are presenting research during ESC Congress 2022, we invite you to submit your high-impact findings to JACC Journals for simultaneous publication.

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Seeking FACC Mentors For Young Scholars Program

March 22, 2022

Announcements

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.

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Webinar: The Cardiologist as an Administrator

February 1, 2022

Featured Webinar

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.

Learn the Latest CV Management Strategies at CV Summit

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.

JACC

First Issue of JACC: Asia Now Live

June 20, 2021

JACC Family of Journals

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.

ACC.21

Young Scholars Program Returns For Its Third Year

May 11, 2021

Virtual Meeting

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.

Academic Profiles: Mentoring, Guidance, and Direction: Dr. Marc Thames

March 22, 2021

Feature Article

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.

Additional JACC Journals to Receive Impact Factors

February 12, 2021

JACC Family of Journals

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.

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Webinar: Becoming a Master Educator

January 12, 2021

Featured Webinar

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.

Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC; Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM, FACC

Becoming a Successful Researcher at Every Stage of Your Career

January 12, 2021

Career Development

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.

JACC: Heart Failure

JACC: Heart Failure Call For Papers: Heart Failure and Diabetes

December 21, 2020

JACC Family of Journals

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.

JACC: CardioOncology

JACC: CardioOncology Call For Papers: Amyloidosis

December 5, 2020

JACC Family of Journals

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.

Webinar

Webinar: Shark Tank For the CV Investigator

October 30, 2020

Featured Webinar

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.

Webinar

Webinar: Navigating the Paths to Promotion and Tenure

August 31, 2020

Featured Webinar

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.

William L. Winters, Jr.

In Memoriam: William L. Winters Jr., MD, MACC

March 25, 2020

In Memoriam

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.

JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging

Call For Papers: CV Imaging in Secondary (Functional) MR

March 16, 2020

JACC Family of Journals

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.

JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology

JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology Names New Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2020

JACC Family of Journals

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.

JACC

2019 JACC Top Picks From Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC

February 26, 2020

JACC Family of Journals

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.

JACC: Heart Failure

JACC: Heart Failure Call For Papers: Cardiogenic Shock

February 18, 2020

JACC Family of Journals

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.

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Most Talked About JACC Journals Articles From 2019

January 23, 2020

JACC Family of Journals

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.

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Sign Up For “Microvolunteer” Opportunities

October 28, 2019

Member Engagement Opportunities at the ACC

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.

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Last Call For Submissions: JACC: Case Reports Special Issue CVD in Women

October 18, 2019

JACC Family of Journals

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.

ACC Webinar

Webinar: Get Involved With the ACC Academic Section

September 4, 2019

Featured Webinar

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.

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JACC: Case Reports Second Issue Now Live

August 29, 2019

JACC Family of Journals

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.

JACC

JACC: Case Reports Call For Papers: CVD in Women

August 1, 2019

Announcements

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.

Douglas L. Mann, MD, FACC

JACC: Basis to Translational Science Increases to Monthly Publication

July 26, 2019

JACC Family of Journals

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.

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Google Scholar Metrics Ranks JACC #1 in Cardiology

July 26, 2019

JACC Family of Journals

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.

Cardiology Magazine; July 2019

Check Out the July Issue of Cardiology; Your Member Magazine

July 23, 2019

Cardiology Magazine Highlights

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!

Young Scholars

ACC’s Young Scholars Attend Event at Tulane

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.

JACC

Submit Your Next Manuscript to JACC: CardioOncology

June 27, 2019

Announcements

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.

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Survey Indicates Need For Supporting Clinician Educators

February 8, 2019

JACC Family of Journals

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.

Cardiology Magazine, Sept. 2018

Academic Cardiology Section | The September Issue of Cardiology, YOUR Member Magazine, is Live! Read it All Online!

September 21, 2018

Cardiology Magazine Highlights

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!

ACC Webinar

Webinar | Getting Funding to Make an Impact

September 17, 2018

Save the Date

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.

ACC.19 Update

ACC Members, ACC.19 Registration is Now Open!

September 12, 2018

ACC20WCC

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!

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Google Scholar Metrics Ranks JACC #1 in Cardiology

August 27, 2018

JACC Family of Journals

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.

Andrew M. Goldsweig, MD, FACC

Feature | Alliance For Specialty Medicine

August 24, 2018   |   Andrew Michael Goldsweig, MD, MS, FACC

Feature Article

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.

Cardiology Magazine August 2018

Academic Cardiology Section | The August Issue of Cardiology, YOUR Member Magazine, is Live! Read it All Online!

August 17, 2018

Cardiology Magazine Highlights

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!

Marvin A. Konstam, MD, FACC

Marvin A. Konstam, MD, FACC, Receives HFSA Lifetime Achievement Award

June 14, 2018

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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.

Cardiology; Jan. 2017

Tell Your Library You Are Looking For Cardiology Answers

June 11, 2018

JACC Family of Journals

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.

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Upcoming Webinar: Get Expert Advice on Publishing in JACC Journals With Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC

May 29, 2018

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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.

Welcome

PCSK9 Competitive Grant Program

March 19, 2018

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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.

Member Benefits

Recommend JACC Journals to Your Institution’s Library

January 9, 2018

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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.

Upcoming Meetings

Hear From the Experts on the Hottest Trials From AHA 2017

November 22, 2017

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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.

Welcome

Apply for ACC’s Membership Committee by Sept. 22

September 12, 2017

Member Engagement Opportunities at the ACC

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.

Cardiology August 2017

The August 2017 Issue of Cardiology, ACC's Flagship Member Magazine, is LIVE!

August 21, 2017

Cardiology Magazine Highlights

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!

Member Benefits

LAAO Registry Now Open For Research Proposal Applications

July 24, 2017

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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.

Cardiology Magazine, July 2017

The July 2017 Issue of Cardiology, ACC's Flagship Member Magazine, is LIVE!

July 20, 2017

Cardiology Magazine Highlights

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!

Meetings

Call For Applications: Annual Scientific Session Vice Chair

July 20, 2017

Member Engagement Opportunities at the ACC

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.

Cardiology

The June 2017 Issue of Cardiology, ACC's Flagship Member Magazine, is LIVE!

June 27, 2017

Cardiology Magazine Highlights

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!

Upcoming Meetings

ACC’s Academic Council Proposes Shift to Academic Medical System

March 28, 2017

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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.

ACC.17

This Saturday: All-Section Meeting & Reception at ACC.17

March 14, 2017

Save the Date

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.

ACC.17

All-Section Meeting & Reception at ACC.17

February 13, 2017

Save the Date

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.

Academic Cardiology Member Section

Active Engagement: A Fellow’s Guide to Academic Conferences

May 18, 2016

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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.

Join Us

Council Perspective Shows Positive Impact of Emerging Faculty Program

May 18, 2016

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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.

Best of ACC.org

Best of ACC.org: Saving the Future of the Academic Medical Center

December 3, 2015

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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.

Awards Programs

ACC Council Perspective Offers Advice on NIH Awards

November 9, 2015

JACC Family of Journals

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.

Capital

Senate NIH Caucus Comes Together

May 21, 2015

Quick Reads and Recommendations

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."

Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Academic vs. Private Practice

January 31, 2015

JACC Family of Journals

"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.