American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Research Leaders Academy
Two day meeting, half day Sunday, July 24, full day Monday, July 25, half day Tuesday, July 26. By invitation-only meeting includes current leaders/emerging leaders in cardiovascular and stroke research, including academia, clinical practice, industry and government. Major focus of invited presentations is on “current hot topics” in the research environment and on career development support for all career stages. In addition to presentation and discussion, sessions will be experiential with small group discussions and exchanges, debates, small workshops, participant response system (polling) and significant networking opportunities. Mentoring opportunities will be included. The Academy website (a site in the Professional Online Network within the AHA’s Professional Heart Daily), Twitter and other social media tools will provide opportunities for frequent feedback.