Young Investigators

The New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology sponsors a Young Investigators’/Case Presenters’ Award Competition in conjunction with its annual scientific session. Any Fellow in Training (FIT) who is currently enrolled in a cardiovascular fellowship training or an advanced cardiology sub-specialty training program; any resident who is enrolled in a cardiovascular residency program; or any medical student who has participated in cardiovascular research in New York State may compete in this competition.

  • The two (2) best clinical cases will be selected for oral presentation at the same event. The selected winners will briefly present their clinical cases, followed by a detailed discussion by their mentors.
  • The best scientific abstracts will be displayed as posters during the Annual Scientific Session of The New York Cardiological Society, held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the New York State Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. Awards will be presented to the Top 3.

Please be sure to download the Guidelines and include a copy of the Application with each submission. Should you require additional information beyond what is outlined in the Guidelines, please call the New York State Chapter at (212) 686-0228 or email

The 2018 Annual Meeting has been tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20, in New York City.

Note: If you are looking to become involved in the New York Chapter in other ways, consider serving as an FIT Liaison for the Chapter Council, competing in the annual FIT Jeopardy Competition, attending the annual Legislative Conference in D.C., joining the Early-Career LinkedIn group, or serving on an NYACC Committee. For details, call the Chapter at (212) 686-0228 or email