Council on Clinical Cardiology (CLCD)

Council on Clinical Cardiology

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Mission Statement
The purpose of the Council on Clinical Cardiology (CLCD) is to achieve the objectives of the American Heart Association (AHA) in the field of clinical cardiology, to promote excellence in clinical care and to foster the professional development and education of clinical cardiologists.

Through council-sponsored symposia, panels and scientific conferences, members can access new developments in the field and interpret and promote clinical cardiology to professional and lay audiences.
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CLCD Awards and Lectures

 Message from the Chair
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Awards, Lectures & Scholarships
Acknowledges significant achievements in cardiovascular diseases and stroke

Fellowship provides a means to recognize council members for outstanding contributions to the field and service to the American Heart Association (AHA).

Scientific Journal
The latest and greatest research in the fields of cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, electrophysiology, internal medicine, nursing and other fields in cardiovascular medicine are printed in the council's journal each month.  

Council Committees
View descriptions of the Council on Clinical Cardiology.
Early Career
The CLCD Council fosters the development of early career professionals, including research scientists and clinicians.
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The purpose of the American Heart Association's Early Career and Mentoring programs is to encourage and assist promising students and junior faculty as they seek to embark upon and establish successful careers in science.

Discover the many opportunities that AHA offers by visiting Early Career Development & Resources. Opportunities include networking, grant funding, travel grants, awards and more.

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