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Pursuing academia in cardiology

14 December 2023
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.


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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