Register For Chief Fellows Leadership Symposium

The FIT Section Leadership Council is hosting the inaugural Chief Fellows Leadership Symposium, a one-day virtual conference for rising chief CVD fellows, on Friday, May 27 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. ET. The symposium, led by top medical educators in the cardiology field, will cover the topics of leadership, mentorship, educational methods, diversity and inclusion and more. RSVP today!


11:00 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. ET | Welcome and Introductions

Emily Zern, MD
Prashanth Thakker, MD, FACC
Nosheen Reza, MD, FACC

11:05 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET | Leadership Skills For Chief Fellows

Kathryn L. Berlacher, MD, FACC
Douglas E. Drachman, MD, FACC

12:00 – 12:45 p.m. ET | Creating the Culture: A Chief Fellow's Role in Fellow Mentorship and Wellness

Lisa Rose-Jones, MD, FACC
Gaby Weissman, MD, FACC
Andrew M. Kates, MD, FACC
Melanie S. Sulistio, MD, FACC

12:45 – 1:05PM | Break

1:05 – 2:05 p.m. ET | Educational Leadership: You Got It All Covered?

Julie B. Damp, MD, FACC
Marty Tam, MD, FACC
Julia H. Indik, MD, PhD, FACC

2:05 – 2:55 p.m. ET | Recruitment: How Important is the Chief Fellow and the Importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Inbar Raber, MD
Jonathan Salik, MD
Pablo A Sanchez, MD

Venu Menon, MBBS, FACC
Friederike K. Keating, MD, FACC
Harsimran S. Singh, MD, FACC

Melvin R. Echols, MD, FACC

2:55 – 3 p.m. ET | Adjourn