Video Interview

Chadi Alraies, MD interviews Prashant Kaul, MD, FACC about the projects the Interventional Communications Working Group is currently working on to engage interventional cardiologists across the ACC and beyond.


  • Develop overarching strategy for the College’s interventional initiatives
  • Coordinate existing and ongoing interventional activities within the College
  • Support the development of new interventional initiatives within the College – both independently and in partnership with other leadership councils
  • Establish work groups to address issues facing interventional cardiologists and ensure the Section membership voice is heard in the College
  • Represent and advocate for interventional members of the College
  • Partner with ACC education staff to develop interventional education initiatives and ACC Scientific Session interventional pathway content
  • Advise ACC quality initiatives pertaining to interventional cardiology, including but not limited to NCDR registries, accreditation services, and other quality-oriented programs
  • Serve as an advisory board for new and existing interventional cardiology documents such as consensus guidelines, appropriateness use criteria and other pertinent research
  • Create regular communication between the Council and Section membership
  • Coordinate with ACC advocacy staff on reviews of policy, coverage, and other matters in the interventional space
  • Partner with other interventional societies and working groups worldwide, as needed
  • Support JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions with regular publications
  • Identify areas of opportunity for the College to collaborate with the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions or other interventional professional societies