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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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Apply For Dedicated Sports Cardiology Fellowship Opportunity

July 11, 2022


At Emory University School of Medicine, the cardiovascular disease fellowship – led by Program Director, B. Robinson Williams III, MD, FACC, and Associate Director, Puja Mehta, MD, FACC – offers a 4-year clinical investigator track.

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Are You the Next Distinguished Young Scientist?

June 29, 2022


The ACC is seeking the next breakthrough young scientific investigator! The Douglas P. Zipes Distinguished Young Scientist Award is given annually to one individual who will receive the opportunity to present their research on a global platform at ACC.23/WCC in New Orleans, LA, and will be formally recognized at the 70th Annual Convocation Ceremony amongst cardiovascular legends.

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