Posts Tagged ‘academic medicine’

April 23rd, 2014

The Challenges of Early Career Cardiologists in Academic Medicine


In a recent JACC paper co-authored by CardioExchange Editors John Ryan and Andy Kates, the challenges facing early career cardiologists in academic medicine are discussed. Ryan and Kates delve further into what these issues are and why addressing them is important. John Ryan: The physician-scientist serves an important role by bringing advances in research into the clinical arena. To […]

February 1st, 2013

Reflections on Our Profession: Dr. James Fang Named Chief of Cardiology at the University of Utah


Jim Fang reflects on the changing landscape of academic cardiology and the evolving role of the physician investigator.

February 1st, 2013

Your Blog, Your CV, and Academic Promotion

Is it time for academic centers to include social media contributions as part of their academic promotion criteria?

March 25th, 2012

Academics vs. Private Practice

Most fellows aren’t taking the time they should to consider this essential career question. While each path carries very different stressors, that isn’t necessarily the barometer by which the decision should be made.

April 27th, 2011

Large Meta-Analysis Finds No Link Between ARBs and MI Risk

Angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) don’t increase the risk for MI, according to a large new meta-analysis published in BMJ. Concerns about ARBs and MI have lingered since the VALUE trial in 2004 found a 19% increase in the risk for MI, though subsequent trials have not reinforced the finding. Sripal Bangalore and colleagues combined data from 37 […]

July 28th, 2010

The Joys of Teaching

I enjoy my job as a fellowship director for many reasons. One of the best is the excitement I get to share each year on the new fellows’ first day: The enthusiasm that a fresh group of trainees brings into a program is magical. The regular infusion of new blood into training programs distinguishes academic […]