BCVS Early Career Development

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Mission Statement

Group of Individuals

The Early Career Committee of the BCVS Council has been established with the aim to:

  • Introduce trainees and early career individuals in the mission of the BCVS council and the AHA.
  • Foster the development of trainees and early career professionals in the field of basic cardiovascular science.
  • Facilitate information flow that pertains to scientific advancements and career opportunities



2022-2023 BCVS Early Career Mentorship Program

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Application Period Open. We are delighted to offer a program to Early Career Investigators that gives them the opportunity to intern/observe in an Established Investigator’s laboratory for a few days as a visiting scholar. We look forward to connecting you with a Mentor who has similar interests and experience as yours and who could help advance your career. Please read the program information carefully and answer all questions in the application form to be considered for review by the BCVS Early Career Committee.

Learn more about the BCVS Early Career Mentorship Program

Congratulations to these #BCVS22 Awardees!

  • 2022 Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award Winner: Matthew DeBerge, PhD
    • Finalists: Hisayuki Hashimoto, MD, PhD; Anja Karlstaedt, MD, PhD

  • Early Career Poster Competition Awardees
    • Top Postdoctoral Posters:
      • Maria Cimini
      • Joanne Garbincius
      • Anna Hnatiuk
      • Jared Kushner
      • Soah Lee
      • Brian Lin
      • Shijie Liu
      • Weijia Luo

    • Top Student/Trainee Posters:
      • Abraham Bayer
      • Kobina Essandoh
      • Charan Gurrala
      • Connor Lantz
      • Pan Ma
      • Amit Rai
      • Sasha Smolgovsky

BCVS Early Career at #AHA22


2021 Winners

  • Katz Award: Paul Cheng, MD, PhD
  • Marcus Award: Jason D. Roh, MD, MHS

History of Finalists