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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Training Opportunities, the Challenges, and Future Directions.

Saeed A, Dabhadkar K, Virani SS, Jones PH, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Training Opportunities, the Challenges, and Future Directions. Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 2018 May 21; 20(7):35.

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Abstract:

PURPOSE: Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, necessitating major efforts in prevention. This review summarizes the currently available training opportunities in CVD prevention for fellows-in-training (FITs) and residents. We also highlight the challenges and future directions for CVD prevention as a field and propose a structure for an inclusive CVD prevention training program. RECENT FINDINGS: At present, there is a lack of centralized training resources for FITs and residents interested in pursuing a career in CVD prevention. Training in CVD prevention is not an accredited subspecialty fellowship by the American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Although there are several independent training programs under the broad umbrella of CVD prevention focusing on different aspects of prevention, there is no unified curriculum or training. More collaborative efforts are needed to identify CVD prevention as an ACGME-accredited subspecialty fellowship. Providing more resources can encourage and produce more leaders in this essential field.





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