About this section

On behalf of the London Deanery and the London School of Specialty Medicine, the Cardiology Section provides programmes of training days for general cardiology and advanced sub-specialty training for London/Thames programme trainees.

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Professor Nikhil Patel
Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer
President Elect

Upcoming cardiology events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Cardiology Section.

Attendance requirements

PMETB attendance requirements
Attendance at cardiology programme training days is mandatory. Trainees are expected to attend all the training days relevant to their level of training and an absolute minimum of 70% to meet PMETB requirements.

Junior trainees (SpR 1-4 & StRs ST3-5)
Junior trainees are welcome to attend the sub-specialty training days however these will not be counted at their RITAs/ARCPs.

Senior trainees (SpRs 5-6 & ST6-ST7s)
Senior trainees are welcome to attend general cardiology training days but are not required to do so and these will not be counted at their RITAs/ARCPs.

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Prizes & awards

Cardiology Section: President's Prize


  • First prize:  £1,000 
  • Second prize: £500 

Submission deadline 

31st March 2020

Open to  

Cardiology trainees (ST3 and upwards) who have received all or part of their training in the United Kingdom. The applicant must either be currently engaged in full-time cardiovascular research or be no later than 1 year following award of a research degree by the submission deadline. 

Application guidelines

Submit a 200-word abstract on a subject which represents original research in cardiology. For applicants who have been awarded a research degree, proof of the date of award will be required. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their work on 26th May 2020 at the RSM.

Apply here

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