- Preference will be given to training centres that have active training-grant programmes and which fulfill the minimum criteria listed in the Rules and Regulations 2023.
*The Belorussian Scientific Society of Cardiology and the Russian Society of Cardiology are temporarily suspended from membership in the ESC. Read ESC Statement.
Centres involved in the programme host the trainee for 12 months of training in a specialised topic:
- Percutaneous coronary intervention (complex interventions: treatment of calcified lesions, left main stenting, treatment of bifurcations)
- Percutaneous coronary intervention (treatment of chronic total occlusions)
- Transcatheter aortic valve implantation
- Transcatheter mitral valve intervention
- Transcatheter tricuspid valve intervention
- Structural heart interventions (left atrial appendage closure, PFO closure, ASD closure, paravalvular leak closure etc.)
- Intracoronary imaging (IVUS, OCT, NIRS) and imaging-guided PCI approach
- Physiological lesion assessment (FFR, iFR) and physio-guided PCI approach
- Carotid arterial intervention and stroke interventions
- Peripheral arterial intervention
- Renal Denervation
- Renal protection and contrast-less PCI
- Management of shock and protected PCI with mechanical circulatory supports
- Fusion of cardiovascular images (CT/angio/MR)
- Robotics interventions
- Non-invasive CAD diagnosis (coronary CT and angio-based physiologic assessment)
- Imaging for structural heart intervention (TEE-guidance of structural interventions and advanced CT analysis)
Candidates can also suggest other topics of interest, in line with their training needs and career development.
- Applications will be evaluated by the 2022–2024 EAPCI Fellowship Grants Committee.
- The deadline for applications is extended until 30 October.
- The list of selected centres will be published online in time for the call for application for candidates. The list is offered as guidance for applicants so they can select the most appropriate centre in line with their fellowship project.
- Candidates may select several centres and approach them in order to reach a hosting pre-agreement.