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EHRA Speed Mentoring

EHRA 2020, 29-31 March, Vienna

These unique one-to-one meetings are the opportunity for the next generation of cardiologists to interact with leaders in their specialty.

What is EHRA Speed Mentoring ?

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During individual interviews of 20 minutes, selected applicants can receive career development advice and recommendations from renowned professionals with years of successful careers behind them.

Apply for your 20-minute slot in your My ESC account.

Application deadline: 1 March


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be:

When is it happening ?

EHRA Speed Mentoring 2020 will take place in the EHRA Members Lounge on:

  • Sunday, 29 March afternoon break (15:30-16:30)
  • Monday, 30 March morning break (10:00-11:00)

How to apply


  • Deadline: Sunday, 1 March
  • Selected applicants will receive an email by mid-March

Important: Applicants should ensure they don't have conflicting appointments.

Mentors at EHRA 2020

Sunday, 29 March afternoon break (15:30-16:30)

Meet the EHRA Young Committee, learn about the community and its activities

Monday, 30 March morning break (10:00-11:00)

Mentor Profiles


Elena_Arbelo.JPGAreas of expertise
Echocardiography, catheter ablation, pacemakers, atrial fibrillation.

Place of work
Hospital of Barcelona and University of Barcelona, Spain.



John Camm.pngAreas of expertise
Cardiac arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, stroke prevention, anticoagulation, clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac pacemakers, and risk stratification in post-myocardial infarction patients, editing, lecturing, education.

Place of work
St George's, University of London, United Kingdom.


Maxim Didenko.pngAreas of expertise
Catheter ablation, CIED implantation, Cardiac anatomy, Teaching and education in EP.

Place of work
Kupriyanov Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic Military Medical Academy and Institute for postgraduate education of International medical center “SOGAZ”, Saint Petersburg, Russia.


David Duncker.jpgAreas of expertise
Catheter ablation, sudden cardiac death, devices, wearables.

Place of work
Rhythmology and Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany.


Paulus Kirchhof.pngAreas of expertise
Translational mechanisms and management of cardiovascular diseases, atrial fibrillation and cardiomyopathies.

Place of work
University of Birmingham and Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Birmingham, UK.

Jedrzej KOSIUK

jedrzej-kosiuk.jpgAreas of expertise
Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular diseases, ICD.

Place of work
Helios Clinic Koethen, Leipzig, Germany
CardioCube Corp., Katowice, Poland.


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Areas of expertise
New devices in cardiac rhythm management (leadless pacing, subcutaneous ICD, CRT etc), Anticoagulation/stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation, clinical trials, teaching and education, general electrophysiology.

Place of work
University of Zurich, Switzerland.


Areas of expertise
Internal medicine, clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Place of work
Bumrungrad International Hospital and Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital - HEART Institute, Bangkok, Thailand.



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Areas of expertise
Clinical electrophysiology and catheter ablation.

Place of work
Ordensklinikum Linz Elisabethinen, Linz, Austria.


Afzal Sohaib.pngAreas of expertise
Cardiac electrophysiology and devices.

Places of work
St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK, and King George Hospital, Ilford, UK.