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ACVC Online Speed Mentoring 2021

Speed mentoring allows young specialists to meet international experts during one-on-one meetings. Selected applicants will receive career development advice and recommendations from leaders in their fields with years of successful careers behind them.


ACVC online Speed Mentoring 2021 will take place online on Saturday, 13 March 2021.

'I have received endless opportunities from networking and mentoring of ESC communities.
It improves my skills and knowledge in cardiovascular science, and grows my cardiology network around the world.’
Han Naung Tun, Myanmar

The application period is now closed.

Saturday, 13 March 2021, from 09:00 to 10:00 CET
Hector Bueno, Maddalena Lettino, Steen Dalby Kristensen, Jeroen Bax

Saturday, 13 March 2021, from 10:00 to 11:00 CET
Ingo Ahrens, Hector Bueno, Christian Mueller, Christian Hassager, Alessandro Sionis, Pascal Vranckx

Saturday, 13 March 2021, from 11:00 to 12:00 CET
Holger Thiele, Christian Mueller, Maddalena Lettino, Alessandro Sionis, Roxana Mehran, Susanna Price

Who can apply?

Applicants must be:

How can I apply?

Applicants will be selected based on their motivation letter and CV. Each applicant will be assigned up to four interviews of 20 minutes each, according to their profile and the mentor's availability.

Applications are now closed.


Ingo Ahrens

Ingo Ahrens 2019.pngPlaces of work
Augustinerinnen Hospital, Cologne, Germany
Heart Center, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Jeroen Bax

Bax Jeroen_photo.jpgAreas of expertise
Echocardiography, cardiac magnetic resonance, computed tomography,  nuclear imaging.

Place of work
Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands.


Hector Bueno


Areas of expertise

Place of work
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares, Madrid, Spain.



Christian Hassager

Christian Hassager_2021.jpgAreas of expertise
Out of hospital cardiac arrest,
Cardiogenic shock.

Place of work
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Steen Dalby Kristensen


Areas of expertise
Primary PCI, anti-thrombotics, acute coronary syndromes, interventional cardiology.

Place of work
Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark.


Maddalena Lettino


Areas of expertise
Secondary prevention of acute coronary syndromes, pathophysiologic mechanisms of coronary atherothrombosis, management of anticoagulation in thromboembolic disorders like atrial fibrillation, healthcare organisation and quality of care in cardiovascular diseases.

Place of work
Clinical Cardiology Division at San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy.

Roxana Mehran

Roxana Mehran Photo.jpg

Areas of expertise
Dr. Mehran is an interventional cardiologist
Acute coronary syndromes and MI, intervention for stable ischemic heart disease, left main and multi vessel intervention, pharmacotherapy, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

Place of work
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA.

Christian Eugen Mueller

Christian Eugen Mueller.jpgAreas of expertise
Biomarkers, acute heart failure, myocardial infarction, mentoring, team-building.

Places of work
Cardiovascular Research Institute Basel (CRIB),
University Hospital Basel, Switzerland.

Susanna Price

Susanna Price Photo 2019.jpg

Areas of expertise
Critical care cardiology, echocardiography, assessment and management of critically ill cardiothoracic patients, transoesophageal echocardiography for cardiac surgery

Place of work
Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals, London, UK

Alessandro Sionis

Sionis-Alessandro-2015.jpgAreas of expertise
Emergency medicine, acute and critical care cardiology.

Place of work
Acute Cardiac Unit at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona,
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

Holger Thiele


Areas of expertise
Cardiogenic shock, interventional cardiology, TAVR, intensive care medicine, acute coronary syndrome.

Place of work
Heart Center Leipzig at University of Leipzig.

Pascal Vranckx

vranckx-pascal-2019-congress-news.jpgAreas of expertise
ACS, anticoagulation, mechanical circulatory support, clinical trial methodology.

Place of work
Cardiac Critical Care Services, Hartcentrum Hasselt, Belgium.