2022-2023 NHLCC Scholars Mentorship Application

The American Heart Association invites you to apply for an exciting mentoring opportunity through the newly formed National Hispanic Latino Cardiovascular Collaborative (NHLCC) taking place during the AHA Scientific Sessions in Chicago, Illinois this November 5–7.

In order to advance its mission to promote the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases and stroke in the Hispanic/Latino community by reducing and eliminating health disparities that prevent people from living a full, optimal life, the American Heart Association’s National Hispanic Latino Cardiovascular Collaborative (NHLCC) believes that it is critical to engage medical students and early-career investigators in networking, mentorship, and sponsorship opportunities to grow and diversify the future healthcare workforce.

To that end, the NHLCC is launching the NHLCC Scholars mentoring program centered around AHA’s annual Scientific Sessions conference. NHLCC is seeking applications from 3rd and 4th year Hispanic/Latino medical students in the Chicago area and surrounding region. Attached is the requested application.

When: November 5–7, 2022

Location: AHA Scientific Sessions McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois


  • Pairing with NHLCC mentors (drawn from American Heart Association professional membership) for the duration of Scientific Sessions
  • Ongoing mentoring for 1 year following Scientific Sessions (minimum quarterly meetings with mentor)
  • Participation in NHLCC meetings and activities (minimum two meetings)
  • NHLCC networking dinner
  • Travel and conference registration will be provided


  • 3rd and 4th year medical students
  • Identify as Hispanic/Latino
  • Located in the Chicago area or surrounding region

Deadline: Applications must be submitted to [email protected] no later than Wednesday, October 5.

If you have any questions, please reach out to [email protected]. We look forward to reviewing your applications.

Kind Regards,
National Hispanic Latino Cardiovascular Collaborative

The AHA National Hispanic Latino Cardiovascular Collaborative’s efforts to improve the health of the Hispanic/Latino community is funded in part by the BMS Pfizer Alliance.