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Cardiovascular research 2018 handbook: <br>Useful organisations

September 2018 doi:10.5837/bjc.2018.s11

Cardiovascular research 2018 handbook:
Useful organisations

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British Heart Foundation The biggest independent funder of cardiovascular research in the UK, The British Heart Foundation plays a leading role in the fight against diseases of the heart and circulation by support of vital, pioneering research into their causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment through research grants. It funds around £100 million of heart research every year. https://www.bhf.org.uk/research/information-for-researchers British Cardiovascular Society/BJCA The British Cardiovascular Society is a registered charity that aims to support and represents those working in cardiovascular care and research, by providing access to t

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February 2013 Br J Cardiol 2013;20:22-4 Online First

Cardiology training in the UK – an observational study based on the 2012 BJCA survey

David Holdsworth

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Demographics The sample size was 261, constituting a 35% response rate (denominator: 745 trainees enrolled in cardiology with the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board [JRCPTB]). Of respondents, 21% were female, though still a small proportion, this is the highest in eight years (for comparison, 13% female in 2004). Of the sample, 44% described themselves as white: white British (41%) or other white (3%). This continues a trend towards greater ethnic diversity. An increasing proportion of trainees (32%) originate in the Indian subcontinent (India 23%, Pakistan 7%, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh 1% each). The total in 2004 was 19%. The m

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May 2008 Br J Cardiol 2008;15:117–8

Tomorrow’s cardiologists

Nicholas A Boon, Stuart M Cobbe, David Crossman

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New curriculum First of all, it is clear that there is strong support for the new curriculum. This was introduced in 2007 and comprises three years of core cardiology training followed by two years of modular sub-specialty training. The curriculum is competency based and supported by a wide range of both formative and summative work-place assessments and a knowledge-based assessment (multiple choice question exam). The Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) has set up a subgroup with the remit of developing methods for selecting trainees into sub-specialty training and we are pleased to see that most trainees accept that this will have to be a c

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March 2006 Br J Cardiol 2006;13:102-4

2005 BJCA survey of cardiology trainees

Saul Myerson

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