Monday, January 24, 2011

Heart Center fellows recognized at AHA meeting

Several Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center fellows were honored for their outstanding efforts at the 2010 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions held in Chicago last November. Cardiology Fellow David Dudzinski, MD, was awarded the Laennec Young Clinician Award, which recognizes the importance of clinical acumen, inductive analytic skills, and teaching ability in future academic cardiologists. His achievement was announced at the annual Clinical Cardiology Council Dinner on Nov. 13, 2010, where he was presented a recognition plaque accompanied by a $1,500 prize.

Clinical and research fellow Kiran Munsunuru, MD, PhD, MPH, was also named the winner of the Functional Genomics and Translational Biology Young Investigator Award. This award recognizes outstanding research in basic science, population science, genetic epidemiology, clinical genetics, and translational biology. Munsunuru was also presented with a plaque and a $1,500 prize.

Also earning recognition were Steven Lubitz, MD, MPH, who was a finalist for Samuel A. Levine Young Clinical Investigator Award, and Rajeev Malhotra, MD, a finalist for the Cournand and Comroe Young Investigator Prize. Both men received a plaque and a $500 cash prize for their accomplishments.

The Mass General Heart Center offers fellowships in nine clinical areas. Learn more about the various Heart Center Education & Training oppportunties.

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