Council Perspective Shows Positive Impact of Emerging Faculty Program

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. To assess the effectiveness of the program and its impact on participants’ careers, the program faculty and the Academic Cardiology Section conducted a survey of 130 participants. The results of the survey showed that a majority of participants progressed from instructor or assistant professor at the time of entering the program to associate or full professor. Further, participants noted that the program has had a large impact on their “ability to apply instructional design principles” (49 percent) and “present in face-to-face settings” (47 percent). Read more on