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

Advice to Medical Students Stepping Into Cardiology Research

September 9, 2020

Feature Article

Being part of a research project is never an easy task, even for experienced academic physicians. Medical students often become passionate about conducting research in the fields of medicine that interest them; in my case, it is cardiology.


Majority of CVD Program Directors Feel Diversity Needs to Increase, Many Not Sure How

September 9, 2020

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Diversity is important to cardiovascular disease (CVD) programs directors (PDs) and PDs are striving to increase diversity in their programs through recruitment and strategies directed toward the fellowship learning environment, according to results of the second annual Cardiovascular PDs Survey published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Mallory Hoevet

WIC Reflections From a First-Year Medical Student

August 19, 2020

Feature Article

There is a strange mix of freedom and anxiety I feel when walking into a room full of people that I know are more experienced, qualified and competent than myself.

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