Khan named to ACC diversity leadership team

Arooj Khan, MBBS, second-year fellow in cardiovascular disease and rising chief fellow, was selected for the Women in Cardiology Section Leadership of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Khan credits mentorship from Mahi Ashwath, MD, MBA, FACC, clinical associate professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, and plans to continue to help women resolve the gender gap in […]

Ashwath, cardiology fellows take lectures global

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, education has remained at the forefront for Mahi Ashwath, MD, MBA, FACC, FASE, FSCMR, clinical associate professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, and president of the Iowa chapter of the American College of Cardiology (Iowa ACC), and Shubha Deep Roy, MD, chief cardiology fellow and co-chair of Iowa ACC Fellow-in-Training (FIT) Council. As […]

Harland elected to FACET leadership

Every year the Fellowship Administrators in Cardiovascular Education and Training (FACET) schedules their meeting to coincide with the American College of Cardiology (ACC). While a sizable contingent of Hawkeyes logged on to the virtual ACC meeting, one member of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine was signed in to FACET’s meeting. Cari Harland, Cardiology Fellowship Coordinator, has […]

ACC conference among the first to go digital

The pressure was on for Giselle Statz, MD, second-year resident, as she attempted to “stump the professor” during her oral presentation at the American College of Cardiology 2020 and World Congress Cardiology Virtual Conference. During their session, “Stump the Professor: A 31-Year-Old Man with Angina,” Statz and her mentor, Milena Gebska, MD, clinical associate professor […]

Cardiologists in the Quarter

An important element in academic medicine is the communication of ideas and discoveries to peers outside the institution. Some of the best venues for that communication are national meetings of professional organizations. In addition to communication, each division within the department sees the educational opportunities these conferences represent and makes it a priority to support […]

Ashwath to lead Iowa ACC

Mahi Ashwath, MD, FACC, FASE, clinical associate professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, was elected President of the Iowa Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). During her term, which begins in 2020, Dr. Ashwath will ensure that there is bi-directional communication between grassroots members and the rest of the ACC leadership. She will also recruit […]