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Presentation

An EAPCI programme dedicated to young interventionalists and fellows involved in the field of interventional cardiology whose aim is to get in touch with their peers and to keep them informed about new initiatives for young interventionalists in Europe

"We are not trying to create something for practitioners that have been doing PCIs for 10 years, absolutely not" (J. Fajadet)



Why this programme?

 

Approximately 20% of EAPCI members are below 35 years old.
As a result of the change of presidency in September 2011, Dr Jean Fajadet, EAPCI President, decided to appoint a new Committee called “New Initiatives for Young Interventionalists” (NIFYI) whose role is to promote the Association among the young community and develop services dedicated for the new generation.

Objectives

 

This committee was created in 2011 under the presidency of Jean Fajadet. Many initiatives have been already put in place to address the unmet needs of the young generation of interventional cardiologists, including CathGo (the search engine for training opportunities in Europe), the development of specific contents for EuroPCR and PCR Seminars, and the creation of the EAPCI European Fellows Course. Along this line, the 2014-2016 Committee will continue to capture expectations and develop new initiatives around three pillars:

  • Community and networking
  • Research and education in interventional cardiology
  • Career orientation

 

Read more about the NIFYI initiative in the words of the EAPCI President, Jean Fajadet, and the Chair and Co-Chair of the NIFYI Committee, Drs Gregory Ducrocq and Davide Capodanno.

Call for suggestions

 

In contrast with the traditional top-down model, bottom-up flow of information from young interventionalists aims to be a resource for the whole interventional community.

If you have any suggestion or comment relevant to NIFYI activities or projects:

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