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March 29th, 2012

Final Note from ACC: Insights on Board (Re)Certification

A CardioExchange event takes some of the mystery and anxiety out of the board certification process.


March 28th, 2012

A Great Take-Away Message

A Fellow leaves ACC with a lifelong lesson from Dr. Antonio Colombo: Never accept a bad outcome as a stroke of bad luck, and the outliers (i.e. bad outcomes) are the cases where we can learn the most.


March 27th, 2012

Presentation Day, At Last

A Fellow describes the gratifying experience of finally presenting research from a project first conceptualized in his intern year.


March 27th, 2012

Transitioning from Trainee to Attending? The Business Details

An ACC session helps this fellow understand how to look at a potential group, negotiate a contract, and establish healthy money management strategies.


March 27th, 2012

Statistical Pitfalls: The Onus is on Us to Look at the Evidence

Light, not just heat, is generated in a highly animated and entertaining session on how to interpret research data.


March 26th, 2012

ACC: Not a Straightforward Science Meeting

A Fellow finds new connections with others at her poster session, expansive educational offerings, and many events tailored to Fellows.


March 26th, 2012

An Inspiring Run

A blogging fellow survives, and even exults in, a wet and cold 5 a.m. “fun run,” organized by the ACC in memory of a distinguished and inspiring cardiologist — a truly great man, Henry McIntosh.


March 26th, 2012

Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss — The Affordable Care Act and Medical Liability

After attending an ACC session on the new health reform law, Sandeep Mangalmurti discusses the continued legal vulnerability of physicians.


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.


March 25th, 2012

Why Being at ACC in Person Matters

A session on aortic stenosis and a mix-and-mingle event underscore the value of conferences for fellows.