Medical Students

Welcome to ACC's Medical Student Interest Group Page!

This page exists as an online destination for medical students of all years interested in the profession and discipline of cardiology. Our unique partnership with the ACC gives us the opportunity to enrich and enhance the personal, academic, and professional experiences of medical students.

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The Medical Student Leadership Group oversees this growing segment, which was formed in 2020. The Leadership Group provides academic resources, perspective pieces, and leadership opportunities to the community.

We are very excited for you to join, connect, and engage with us and our colleagues!

About Us

It is our mission to introduce our peers across the country to the opportunities and philosophies of cardiovascular medicine. We aim to supplement your education with student-focused resources, provide unique networking opportunities, and foster professional growth through your academic endeavors. We support our like-minded medical student members to explore cardiovascular medicine together and inspire the next generation of cardiologists.

Contact Kimarie Chang at with questions about the group!

ACC Medical Student Member Community: Submit Your Perspective Pieces for e-Publication!

If you are interested in submitting a perspective piece for the ACC Medical Student Webpage, please visit our Get Involved page to submit a form to indicate your interest and a member of the editorial committee will be in contact with you.

Section News

Eric J. Topol, MD

Interview With Eric J. Topol, MD

January 20, 2021

Feature Interview

Eric J. Topol, MD, is the founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, professor of Molecular Medicine, and executive vice president of Scripps Research.

Dan Tran

Comforting the Heart That Hopes

January 15, 2021

Feature Article

Eight years after my sister’s remarkable recovery from surgery that cured her rare congenital heart defect and kindled my fascination for becoming a cardiologist, I felt excitement and humility on the first day of my cardiology rotation as a third-year medical student.

Mindfulness, Medicine and Me

December 1, 2020

Feature Article

It is the anatomy final in my first year of medical school; I move quickly through the lab trying to identify the semblances of human structures laying on the stainless-steel dissection tables.

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