Active Engagement: A Fellow’s Guide to Academic Conferences

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. “Conference[s] can … be leveraged to significantly maximize academic output.” In the article, they describe “specific strategies to effectively utilize the time spent at congresses to maximize academic output and career advancement endeavors … [including] examples from a variety of congresses to illustrate some of these strategies.” Read more.