How to Become a Cardiovascular Investigator -- Resources

Updated:Aug 20,2012

The council co-sponsors this popular two-day course with the American College of Cardiology and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. The course is held each fall at the ACC Heart House in Washington, DC. Dr. Valentin Fuster supervises the program, co-directed by Dr. Robert Bonow. Fellows in training from the across the United States are invited, with no fee for registration.

The proceedings of the first course was published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology in 2005 (Vol 46(7), supplement A), with transcripts of interviews and question-answer sessions with the invited faculty written in a conversational format where each affords his or her unique insight.

Downloadable PDFs of the presentations from the November 2007 course are available here:


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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.