Two Newest JACC Journals Now on PubMed, PubMed Central

JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology has been accepted for full indexing in PubMed, a free, online archive powered by the National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). The database comprises more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and online books. JACC: Basic to Translational Science also recently gained acceptance for inclusion on PubMed Central, NIH/NLM’s free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. JACC, JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging and JACC: Heart Failure are already fully indexed on PubMed. With these latest announcements, research published across the entire family of JACC Journals is now more accessible to clinicians and researchers through these valuable indexing tools. The ACC congratulates the journals’ editors, reviewers and authors. Read more on

Viewpoint Discusses Framework For Physician Well-Being

Addressing physician well-being within the culture of medicine and across its diverse members may help strengthen health care teams and improve health care system performance, according to a viewpoint published March 29 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Larissa R. Thomas, MD, MPH, et al., developed a charter of guiding principles and commitments as a framework for groups to address physician well-being from medical training throughout an entire career. “The Charter on Physician Well-being is intended to inspire collaborative efforts among individuals, organizations, health systems and the profession of medicine to honor the collective commitment of physicians to patients and to each other,” the authors write. Read more on

New Podcast Series Highlights Career and Leadership Development

The second in a new podcast series developed by ACC President C. Michael Valentine, MD, FACC, Practice Made Perfect, is now live. In this episode, Dr. Valentine and Pamela S. Douglas, MD, MACC, discuss finding a job after fellowship. This informative podcast series is intended help clinicians sharpen non-clinical competencies through a series of expert discussions on topics surrounding career and leadership development. The first installment of the podcast, Contracts 101, addressed the basics of contract negotiations. Find ACC’s collection of podcasts at or go directly to to learn more about this series.

April Issue of Cardiology: Affordability, Adherence and Prior Authorization; Hypertriglyceridemia; and More

The April issue of Cardiology is now live! Read how affordability and prior authorization affects medication adherence and gain practice strategies; learn what cardiologists and CV Team members said in a survey on treatment of hypertriglyceridemia; and get to know Andy Miller, MD, FACC, ACC secretary and BOG chair. Gain more perspective on ODYSSEY Outcomes in a joint editorial from Fred Bove, MD, PhD, MACC, and Peter Block, MD, FACC. Read about the winners of ACC.18 Innovation challenge, big data in cardiovascular medicine, and the history of ACC’s digital strategy. Pick up some tips on work-life balance from Nkechi Ijioma, MD, FACC. Don’t forget to engage on Twitter (@ACCinTouch and #CardiologyMag) around annual meeting bursting our bubbles and increasing engagement. Get the full issue at

Cardiology: Interventions Looks at Research from ACC.18; Patent Foramen Ovale and Cryptogenic Stroke; Coronary Atherectomy; and More.

The cover story in the latest issue of Cardiology: Interventions highlights practice-changing, insightful research from ACC.18. Gain some perspective on the ODYSSEY Outcomes trial in a joint editorial from Editor-in-Chief Peter C. Block, MD, FACC, and Cardiology Editor-in-Chief Fred Bove, MD, MACC. The feature article by M. Chadi Alraies, MD, examines whether we’re closing the gap on understanding patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke. Learn about coronary atherectomy in the FIT perspective by Charles Resor, MD. Get the full issue at