Our mission is to become a worldwide reference for education in the field for all professionals involved in the process to disseminate knowledge & skills of Acute Cardiovascular Care.
Our mission is to promote excellence in clinical diagnosis, research, technical development, and education in cardiovascular imaging in Europe.
Our mission is to promote excellence in research, practice, education and policy in cardiovascular health, primary and secondary prevention.
Our mission is to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe through percutaneous cardiovascular interventions.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of the population by reducing the impact of cardiac rhythm disturbances and reduce sudden cardiac death.
Our mission is to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, including the establishment of networks for its management, education and research.
The ESC Working Groups' goal is to stimulate and disseminate scientific knowledge in different fields of cardiology.
The ESC Councils' goal is to share knowledge among medical professionals practising in specific cardiology domains.
OUR MISSION: TO REDUCE THE BURDEN OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Dr. Maria Magdalena Gurzun
Dr. Maria Magdalena Gurzun, cardiologist, Euroecolab, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila”, Bucharest, Romania, Army’s Center for Cardio-Vascular Disease Bucharest, Romania
“Presenting at the congress is a kind of challenge because you have to be fully prepared. You are part of the large machinery which is necessary to have a good congress for all participants. I have done presentations before in the EACVI Club 35 and by gaining experience I am still learning and developing my skills. The most important thing that I have learned through my previous presenting experiences is not to be nervous, although this can be a challenge, especially for first time presenters! When you have a message to convey, you need to be calm in order for your audience to gain and learn from it. A good and thorough pre-paration helps. Beforehand, I go through the presentation with my co-presenters in order to follow the same line in the session. Also, sharing ideas and thoughts at poster sessions is helpful as I can obtain information which I might use in my presentation. What you are presenting has to be very clear so everyone understands what you are trying to bring over. I have a little trick to make sure my talk is crystal clear: I practice with my friends. They are not trained as cardiac imaging specialists or cardiologists. If they understand my presentation, then I know it is good enough. Being a presenter at the congress is great; it is fantastic if your experience is important to others as it means that your work counts. It gives me confidence, which extends to my daily practice. Colleagues might consult me if they know I gave a presentation on a certain topic and I feel more appre-ciated by them which is wonderful. Ultimately, it makes me do better for my patients and I would recommend all young doctors to try and have a presenting experience.”
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