Young Investigators’ Award

The New York State Chapter, American College of Cardiology sponsors a Young Investigators’/Case Presenters'Award Competition in conjunction with its annual scientific session. Any FIT who is currently enrolled in a cardiovascular fellowship training or an advanced cardiology subspecialty training program in New York State may compete as a candidate for the New York State Chapter, ACC Young Investigators'/Case Presenter Competition.

For additional information, please call the New York State Chapter at 212.686.0228 or email

2013 Young Investigators’/Case Presenters’ Awards

Congratulations to Dan Hu, MD, PhD, Masonic Medical Research Laboratory; Sumit Som, MD, Beth Israel Medical Center; and Farbod Raiszadeh, MD, PhD, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine on their selection as the top three abstract winners in the 2013 Young Investigators’ Competition.

The winners of the Clinical Case Competition were Cheryl A. Vinograd, MD (mentor-Laurie Panesar, MD) Mount Sinai Medical Center and Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital; and Manpreet Sran, MD, (mentor-Amgad N. Makaryus, MD) Nassau University Medical Center.

Additional congratulations go to: Omar A. Meelu, MS, Mount Sinai Medical Center; Marjan Mujib, MD, MPH, New York Medical College; Basil Saour, MD, Albany Medical College; Jennifer Lewey, MD, Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital; Sean P. Heffron, MD, New York University Medical Center; Brandon S. Oberweis, MD, New York University Langone Medical Center; Neil Yager, DO, Albany Medical Center; Ziad Sergie, MD, The Cardiovascular Institute at Mount Sinai Medical Center; and Carlos A. Gongora, MD, Skirball Center for Cardiovascular Research Foundation/ Cardiovascular Research Foundation. These individuals were also invited to display poster presentations of their research.

Congratulations to all!

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