to the Fellows-in-Training section of the Pennsylvania Chapter,
American College of Cardiology website. While enrolled in a Pennsylvania
training program, we hope you will participate in the PaACC FIT
activities for interaction, networking, collaboration and forums for
those in cardiovascular training programs within the state. Contact a
Fellow Representative if you would like to get involved with the
Pennsylvania Chapter of the ACC.
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in the ACC won’t change the cost of your membership. But it will give
you instant recognition as a leader in the field.
you add FACC to your credentials, you’ll be recognized by employers,
colleagues and patients as a leader in the field working to move
cardiology forward. You’ll have the chance to collaborate with top
cardiology professionals worldwide. And you’ll solidify your reputation
as the future of cardiology.
Advancing to FACC is easy and you can apply now—even before your Board exams!
FITs receive complimentary membership in the ACC and the Pennsylvania Chapter through training directors, who will submit your information to us so that you may receive complimentary membership in the College for the duration of your training. Questions? Contact ACC’s Kristin West at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Resources and Job Search Tools
Begin your job search with these websites recommended by your peers. All sites have cardiology specialty listings.
Social media is an important way for Fellows to network, stay current on news and new studies, and build your reputation and circle of influence. The world of social media can be overwhelming, but it is also informative, engaging, and leads to relationship building.
If you already have Twitter and Facebook, great! Make sure you tag us @PaChapterACC on Twitter and Retweet our posts. A couple hashtags to use on Twitter and Facebook are #PaACCFIT when posting about FIT experiences and #PaACC for general chapter posts.
Below are some ACC Twitter sites, leaders, and journals to follow:
@ACCCardioED – for ACC Education meetings
@ACCinTouch – ACC Publications, Guidelines, New Studies and News
@CardioSmart – ACC Patient Education
@Cardiology – ACC Advocacy
@Cardio10 – Kim Williams
@HeartBobH – Robert Harrington
Social media is the best tool to connect with and learn from healthcare leaders. If you haven’t tried it yet, we hope this information is helpful to get started.
Critical Care Cardiology:
The Final Frontier
Click here to view the recording. The password, if prompted is:.m=1A%5y
Modern cardiac intensive care units (CICU) care for a much more diverse group of patients including those with cardiac and non-cardiac critical illnesses. The changing landscape of the CICU has shown the need for cardiovascular professionals with critical care expertise. This webinar will have those currently in training programs and looking to future careers understand the increased need for all levels of cardiology critical care and the rationale for why this is becoming another specialized area for cardiologists to pursue. It will also explain how this new area of cardiology current affects patient care for current practitioners.
Barinder "Ricky" Hansra, MD FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiology & Department of Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Zach Rhinehart, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Jessica Fleitman, MD
Assistant Professor of MEdicine
Yoav Karpenshif, MD
Chief Fellow - Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
THE ACC IS YOUR PROFESSIONAL HOME!
ACC.org, JACC Journals, other ACC products provide a wealth of material for your cardiology education
The ACC is invested in your career development & has numerous resources to help launch the type of career you want to have
Through the ACC, you can learn important leadership, networking, and advocacy skills
You will meet lifelong colleagues, friends, and mentors
Click here for more information and/or here for the Online Training Program Portal Instructions.
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