Welcome to the home page of the Academic Cardiology Section!

It's my great pleasure to welcome you to the Academic Cardiology Section, the home within the ACC for academic cardiology, academic cardiologists, and academic cardiovascular professionals. The mission of the Academic Cardiology Section and Leadership Council is to advance US and global public health, in general and within the realm of cardiovascular diseases, by sustaining and advancing robust activities across the academic enterprise and across the life course, including research, education, mentorship and advocacy.

Andrew J. Einstein, MD, PhD, FACCAndrew J. Einstein, MD, PhD, FACC

Medical Education in Academic Cardiology: Dr. Katie Berlacher

Dr. Katie Berlacher

Kathryn Berlacher, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Associate Chief of Education for the UPMC Heart Vascular Institute. She also serves as the Program Director for their Cardiovascular Fellowship Program as well as Director of their Women's Heart Program.

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Section News

JACC: Heart Failure

JACC: Heart Failure Call For Papers: HF in Women, Due June 6

March 26, 2023

JACC Family of Journals

Heart failure is a significant global epidemic; however, there may be sex-related differences in the epidemiology, pathophysiology, risk factors, and outcomes. To highlight the latest and most impactful science from the growing body of literature on this topic, JACC: Heart Failure will publish a new special issue in September of this year.

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