Cardiology Training and Workforce


Cardiology Magazine ImageLisa J. Rose-Jones, MD, FACC

Welcome to the ACC Program Directors and Graduate Medical Educators (PD & GME) Section!

Welcome to the ACC's Program Directors and Graduate Medical Educators (PDGME) section site!  We are delighted you are here and hope you will take a few minutes to peruse the website.  Our Fellowship Program Tools & Resources page is full of useful Curriculum ideas, Faculty Development, Accreditation documents, and previous Webinars to help support your program.

The PDGME Section members include physicians, fellowship trainees, program administrators, and the multiple cardiovascular team members, all of whom have a common goal: Excitement and Collaboration around advancing the field of education and training of the Fellows in Training (FITs) across the spectrum of cardiovascular disease. Our desire is to facilitate the training of the future cardiovascular physician workforce and to serve as a resource for salient cardiovascular education and training issues.

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The ACC Program Directors and Graduate Medical Educators Member Section is only able to accomplish its mission through support from members. Members can join online by clicking here or by contacting ACC Member Care at (800) 253-4636, ext. 5603; or direct dial (202) 375-6000.

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As our membership grows, so does the ACC PD & GME Member Section's opportunities to impact College policies and provide additional member benefits.

Section News

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ACC Survey Assesses In-Person vs. Virtual Fellowship Interviews

August 14, 2023


When interviewing for cardiovascular disease fellowship programs, fellows in training (FITs) prefer an in-person element, which helps determine whether the program is the right fit for them, according to results from an ACC survey published July 24 in JACC.

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