Fellows

FELLOWS PROGRAM INFORMATION

Apply for CRT’s Fellow Scholarship Program today! Recipients have full access to the CRT 2018 Meeting and are not limited to a designated fellows track. An educational grant has been provided to MedStar Washington Hospital Center to support this outstanding program.

Scholarship Information

The CRT Fellows Scholarship is available to:

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Vascular Surgery Fellows
  • 3rd year General Cardiology*
  • Interventional Cardiologists who are one-year post fellowship

*Must have letter of intent to enter the field of interventional cardiology to be eligible

Only domestic (U.S. and Canada) fellows who are in the above specialties are eligible for full scholarship coverage. Non-domestic fellows falling into the above specialties may be eligible for partial scholarship. Please review the scholarship information below to see what is covered under full and partial scholarship opportunities.

What is Covered by Scholarship?

Full Scholarship includes:

  • Complimentary CRT 2018 registration
  • Coach airfare* within the U.S. or Canada (for flights into DCA, BWI, IAD), train fare, or mileage reimbursement
  • Hotel accommodations (3 Nights) on March 3, 4, 5, 2018
  • Ground transportation between home, venue, and airports, as well as out of pocket expenses are not covered by CRT Scholarship; they are at the expense of the applicant

Only domestic applicants (United States and Canada) from the following specialties are eligible for full scholarship to CRT 2018:

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Vascular Surgery Fellows
  • 3rd year General Cardiology*
  • Interventional Cardiologists who are one-year post fellowship

*Must have letter of intent to enter the field of interventional cardiology to be eligible

If your are applying for a scholarship and do not meet the above criteria, CRT is offering Partial Scholarships.

Partial Scholarship includes:

  • Complimentary CRT 2018 registration
  • Hotel accommodations are not covered by partial scholarship; this is at the expense of the applicant.
  • All travel to and from CRT 2018 is not covered by partial scholarship; this is at the expense of the applicant.

International applicants (non-United States and Canada) from the following specialties are eligible for partial scholarship to CRT 2018:

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Vascular Surgery Fellows
  • 3rd year General Cardiology*
  • Interventional Cardiologists who are one-year post fellowship

*General Cardiology fellows are eligible for complimentary registration to CRT 2018 ONLY. Travel and hotel are not covered by CRT and are at the expense of the applicant. Must have letter of intent to enter the field of interventional cardiology to be eligible

Fellows FAST TRACK Program

CRT is unveiling a new program targeted specifically for fellows! This program will help guide fellows through all the educational and social opportunities available at CRT that would benefit them the most. Benefits Include:

  • Master basic and learn advanced interventional and structural skills from experts in the field
  • Opportunity to meet one-on-one with master interventionalists
  • Dedicated CTO and Endovascular tracks
  • Opportunities to have your abstract or interesting case published

Testimonials


Hands down, this is one of the best educational conferences that is a must-attend for all fellows interested in structural, interventional cardiovascular diseases as well as valvular heart disease. The organizers and sponsors are very fellow-oriented with hands on simulations, live cases and opportunity to learn from the best experts in the field.

I've found that some conferences can be overwhelming and very busy. CRT was the perfect mix of variety and specialization. The venue made it possible to experience several tracks in a given day. The faculty were incredible, and the live cases were interesting. CRT will definitely be a part of my annual education moving forward, both as a fellow and eventually as an attendee.

As a returning fellow for the second time, I had the privilege and honor to participate by sharing my interesting case in the "meet the expert" session. This allowed me the opportunity to showcase my work and receive incredible feedback from faculty and experts in the field. CRT 2016 was an excellent event with plenty of exposure for networking. It was a wonderful experience, provided up-to-date learning opportunities, and ultimately enhanced my knowledge base. I would not hesitate to attend this awesome meeting again.

CRT is an excellent event for anyone considering or committed to a career in invasive/interventional cardiology and vascular medicine. The opportunity to interact with and learn from leaders in the field is incredible. Meanwhile, the vast spectrum of simulators offers fellows the chance to appreciate the technical aspects of interventional medicine and device-based therapy. In short, the fellows program affords trainees with the unique opportunity to witness, absorb, and experience the current state of the art in interventional cardiology -- from vascular access and platelet biology to percutaneous hemodynamic support and structural heart technologies and techniques.

CRT’s significant international exposure and record attendance in 2016 led by Dr. Ron Waksman, gives fellows the opportunity to gain exposure to complicated and challenging interventional and structural cardiology cases. The meeting also includes renowned faculty that present the most up-to-date science and encompasses several educational, mentoring, social, and networking programs that truly benefit your career path.

The meeting was exceptional. I followed Dr. Lombardi throughout the course lectures and learned an incredible amount about chronic total occlusions. He explained how to approach a CTO in a clear and concise fashion and educated the crowd on how best to become a specialist in the field of CTOs. A truly amazing and informative course.

The CRT Fellows Program was one of the best conferences that I have attended as a fellow! It was highly educational, organized, and included a diverse array of programs in structural, coronary, and peripheral interventions. I saw presentations from around the world and met leaders in interventional cardiology. I look forward to attending in the future! Thank you for this great opportunity.

The CRT fellows course was a truly exceptional experience. It helped me gain a lot of knowledge on the finer aspects of interventional cardiology which will not be found in any single textbook or review article. All the talks were given by people who are well known in that field and are experts. I will definitely plan on attending future meetings.



Physician Payment Sunshine Act: In accordance with the Physician Payment Sunshine Act, scholarships to attend CRT are reportable payments. More information about the Sunshine Act is available at http://go.cms.gov/openpayments.

Inquiries: If you have any questions, please contact Mara Antonio at (202) 877-2812, or e-mail CRT.Fellows@gmail.com.