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Pursuing academia in cardiology

Join Hibba Kurdi as she discusses both the benefits of, and challenges associated with, pursuing research in cardiology. You can also read the first in a four-part series by Hibba and colleagues published in the British Journal of Cardiology.

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Hibba Kurdi Cardiology Research Fellow, Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London

Learning objectives
  • Understand the opportunities available in pursuing academia in cardiology, including the requirements (accreditation, GMC principles, funding, networking and nature of the role).
  • Learn how to navigate research as a UK trainee in cardiology, including useful resources and how to find new research opportunities.
  • Understand how to manage work-life balance and overcome challenges.


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