July 26, 2019
It’s almost here! We have been eagerly anticipating taking our annual meeting up a notch, and this year we have a couple of enhancements for our Friday, August 2nd, meeting in Riverhead, NY, in The Hamptons, which is just one week away! First and foremost, we will be holding our first-ever NYACC Shark Tank Competition. We will have two guest speakers start us off. Dr. Regina Druz, an NYACC member and also the Section Chair for the ACC Innovation Section, will be introducing us to the innovation programs within the ACC and how to become more involved. Our second speaker will be Dr. Irfan Khan, the CEO of Circuit Clinical, who will be delivering a talk on physician entrepreneurship. Next, we have seven individuals competing in the main event, which is our Shark Tank Challenge! Drs. Druz and Khan will be joined by Jack Abid – patent attorney, engineer and shareholder in the patent procurement group at Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, & Gilchrist – to serve as our judges/Sharks for the evening. Each contestant will get a chance to pitch an idea or prototype to our judges and audience, and the judges will choose the winners of the competition for cash prizes and the title of… [Read full column here]
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