Mentorship, Leadership, and Teamwork: Harnessing the Power of Professional Societies to Develop Nonclinical Competencies

In this Fellows in Training (FIT) & Early Career Page published Aug. 24 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Shashank S. Sinha, MD, chair of the FIT Section Leadership Council, and Michael W. Cullen, MD, immediate past chair of the Council, explore how initiatives evolving from ACC’s Strategic Plan can help FITs develop the nonclinical competencies necessary to their training. Richard A. Chazal, MD, FACC, resident-elect of the ACC, responds to the article, stating that “the prospects for personal and professional growth from mentoring in the College abound. The challenge for new members, and for all of us, is to best utilize these resources such that the end result is improved care for all of our patients.” Read more.