Get Ready for ACC.23/WCC: A Comprehensive Guide For FITs

ACC.23 is just around the corner – and we’re helping FITs prepare with this in-depth guide to navigating the event of the year taking place March 4-6 in New Orleans and virtually. FITs will have unique opportunities to hone their knowledge of current medical advances and research, network with colleagues, and gain insights into nonclinical aspects of the cardiology profession. From Late-Breaking Clinical Trials to FIT Jeopardy and everything in between, learn about the must-do activities and sessions for FITs attending ACC.23.

Can’t-Miss Forums

Three FIT Forums – Stump the Professor, FIT Mix 'n' Mingle and FIT Jeopardy: Battle of the Chapters Competition – are on the must-do-agenda for FITs. In addition, join us for a session, “Best Social Media Practices for Cardiologists,” on Saturday, March 4 from 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. CT.

FIT Jeopardy

FIT Jeopardy is back live and in-person on the Engage Stage during ACC.23. The preliminary competitions will take place on March 4 from 9:45 to 11:45 a.m. CT and 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. CT, with semi-finalists battling it out on March 5 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. CT and 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. CT for a spot in the Finals later in the day. The finals, which will be live streamed on social media, will take place on March 5 from 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. CT.

Young Professionals Lounge

Join us at the Young Professionals Lounge for the following events, sessions, and networking opportunities for FITs:

                   Saturday, March 4

                    Securing Funding for Clinical Trials Research
                    9:45 to 10:30 a.m. CT

                    Acing the Transition: What to Know to Launch a Healthy, Successful Career
                   10:45 to 11:45 a.m. CT

                    Meet Your FIT Council
                   11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. CT

                    How to be an LBGTQ+ Ally in the CV Workforce
                   1:45 to 2:15 p.m. CT

                    Building a Diverse Cardiology Workforce
                   2:30 to 3:30 p.m. CT

                    What I Wished I Knew About Physician Wellness and Burnout
                   3:45 to 4:45 p.m. CT

                   Sunday, March 5

                    Cardiologists as Parents: Channeling Your Best
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. CT

                    Meet Your ACC Leadership
Noon to 12:30 p.m. CT

                    Finding Your Path in Academic Cardiovascular Medicine
                   12:45 to 1:45 p.m. CT

                    Nontraditional Noisemakers: Exploring Diverse Practice Settings
                   2 to 3 p.m. CT

                    JACC: Case Reports Meet and Greet
                   3:15 to 4 p.m. CT

                   Monday, March 6

                  Career Flexibility for FITs and Early Career Cardiologists
10 to 11 a.m. CT

ACC.23 Online Program Planner

Want to plan out your ACC.23 itinerary ahead of time? Check out the Online Program Planner tool, where you can, search for sessions by keyword, day, practice focus, session type, session format or pathway. Add sessions to your itinerary and create a schedule customized to your needs. To save your itinerary and sync it across devices, log in using your ACC account.