FIT/EC JACC Section: Becoming an Early Career Inventor

"An important advantage that early career innovators have is the ability to challenge the conventional wisdom held by experienced clinicians and generate disruptive and potentially revolutionary ideas," write Ahmed M.A. Selim, MD, and Chirag R. Barbhaiya, MD, in the latest issue of JACC. The authors discuss how there has never been a greater time for innovation in cardiovascular medicine, but many fellows in training and early career cardiologists do not know where to start. Selim and Barbhaiya provide guidance on the essential steps to developing new technology, intellectual property, the regulatory environment, funding and more. Read more.