Background:

There is increasing need to bolster clinical trial experience for CV fellows and junior faculty, and a only limited options to pursue rigorous training and solid experience in clinical trials. Such experience is critical for ongoing studies and ensuring the development of expertise for clinical trial leadership. CVCT is committed to facilitate such endeavors.

Program description:

The Young CardioVascular Clinical Trialist (YCVCT) Fellowship /internship in medical leadership in Cardiovascular outcome trials is a ‘fellowship/internship’ that enables young faculty to train with pharmaceutical companies during one full year (with flexible time schedules).

Modes of selection and monitoring

A YCVCT review committee is composed of 5 members, 3 from the CVCT leadership (2 senior and 1 junior trialists) and 2 from industry sponsoring the fellowship/internship program.

Selection will be based on expression of interest, willingness, preparedness, scientific merit and professional scheme.

The program will be monitored by the above committee through at least 3 face-to-face  or teleconference personal interviews with the YCVCT, during the year if training.

The selected YCVCT member will be requested to present regarding his/her experience and findings (if original data analyses are undertaken) at the annual CVCT sessions.

Application:

Application file must contain:

  • A comprehensive CV with list of publications and trial experience,

  • A letter of expression of interest, of expectations and ambition,

  • A letters of recommendation from mentors (minimum 2),

  • Agreement from head of division and/or director of fellowship, as applicable, at primary institution,

  • Agreement from administration at primary institution,

  • Anticipated timelines and desired time schedule.

 
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Available fellowships opportunities:


Timelines:

  • October 20th : Deadline for application

  • November 1st: Selection of awardees.

  • Month of November: interviews with the sponsoring COMPANY.

  • CVCT2019 December 7th: Announcement of the Award.