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Rising Star Fellowship

Rising Star Fellowship

NASCI Rising Star Fellowship supports the early career of promising cardiovascular imagers through mentoring and education. The 2-year program aims to connect the fellow with a NASCI mentor with expertise in the fellows’ area of research or educational interest. Rising Star Fellowship will engage the fellow to serve in NASCI committees on either research or education, and provide for attendance at the NASCI annual meeting.  The emphasis is on career promotion and retention of promising experts in the field of cardiovascular imaging.  The program focuses on fostering the career of future leaders in cardiovascular imaging by supporting the fellow during the early professional years and by establishing connections between the early career fellow and NASCI leaders.

Mentoring: The fellow will be matched with 2 NASCI leaders to serve as early career mentors for the 2 years of the program.

Service and engagement: In addition to presenting their research through the Annual Meeting Abstract Program, the fellow will be introduced and provide a short description of their work and area of interest at the Business Meeting. Furthermore, the fellow will serve for 2 years in the NASCI education committee or research committee.

Funding: The selected rising star awardee will receive $500 travel award, 1 night of meeting hotel stay and waived meeting registration for NASCI 2023 annual meeting. The fellow will also receive $500 travel award and waived meeting registration for 2024 Annual meeting

Eligibility: Fellows and junior faculty (first 2 years) who have an abstract accepted for NASCI Annual meeting and have demonstrated scholarly promise in the field of cardiovascular imaging are eligible to apply.

Deadline: Friday, July 30, 2023

How to Apply: 

Individuals interested in participating in the program must submit the following information through the online application form:

1. Brief 250 word statement of why NASCI fellow award would support your early career
2. A copy of your CV
3. Letter of recommendation from a current NASCI member