- Early Career
- Trainee Advocacy Committee Members
- Trainee Advocacy Committee Comission
- Council on Hypertension Awards
The Council on Hypertension Trainee Advocacy Committee aims to foster the development of trainees and early career professionals in the field of functional genomics and translational biology, including research scientists and clinicians. Our goal is to promote and encourage trainees and early career individuals to participate in council activities and to provide information to those members of our council.
HBPR Committee Involvement Form
Members of the Council on Hypertension Trainee Advocacy Committee play an intergral role in furthering the mission of the HBPR Council by planning early career sessions, delveloping a mentoring program and fostering collaboration via the Council on Hypertension on the AHA Professional Online Network (PON).
Full Trainee Advocacy Committee Listing
To involve trainees / postdoctoral students / recently trained individuals in Council on Hypertension activities. To expand the diversity of the council. To identify early career council members from diverse backgrounds to participate in other Council committees
|Number of Members:|
|The Committee shall be comprised of one or more advisors, including the Immediate Past Chair of the Council, and up to 9 members, one of whom will be Chair. The other advisor will be an active senior participant in the Council on Hypertension. The Chair will be selected by Council leadership.|
|Council Chair and Leadership Committee|
|Method of Appointment:|
|Members shall be chosen using an application process, facilitated by a small task force from the Leadership committee. The finalists of the previous year’s Young Investigator Award competition will be considered. |
|Term of Office:|
Members shall serve two-year terms beginning July 1 and ending June 30. Terms shall be staggered for continuity.
|Frequency of Meetings:|
The Committee shall meet via teleconference 1-2 times per year. The time commitment will vary, but should not exceed an average of 1-3 hours per month. Special projects may require additional time.
|Beneftis of Participation:|
AHA Science & Medicine Advisor and AHA Council Manager
Council on Hypertension Awards, Lectures and Scholarships
A sampling of the available topics are listed below.
Visit the FGTB Online Education Series on the Professional Online Network for the full series.
|Introduction to FGTB|
|Advice from the Experts|
Funding ResourcesAmerican Heart Association
- Post-doctoral Fellowships
- Fellow to Faculty Transition
- Scientist Development Grant
- Beginning Grant-in-Aid
ATVB Scientific Sessions
Annual Meeting of the ATVB council with top tier vascular research and special sessions aimed to foster the success of early career members. Immediately follows the SVS Research Initiatives conference.
May 7-9, 2015
San Francisco, Calif.
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Comprehensive national meeting of cardiac and vascular diseases.
Nov 15-19, 2014
|The FGTB Early Career Committee has dedicated sessions on Early Career Day -- the Saturday of AHA Scientific Sessions -- aimed at young investigators. Check out this year’s Early Career Day Programming for full details.|