Early Career and Trainee Events

If you’re just starting out in your career, the ISHLT 43rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions is an unforgettable opportunity to soak up the latest science and make connections. Take advantage of the early career and trainee focused events to make the most of your time at the meeting!

First-Time Attendee Orientation Breakfast
Wednesday, 19 April | 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

If it’s your first time at ISHLT2023, please attend this RSVP-only orientation to the Annual Meeting over breakfast, where you’ll make new connections and get ready for a great meeting. This event is SOLD OUT.

Early Career Lightning Sessions
Thursday, 20 April | 7:00 – 7:45 a.m.

These concurrent “lightning-style” sessions are open to all, but designed specifically for trainees and junior faculty. Topics include tips to get your next grant, how to get involved in ISHLT, and advice for starting your career, and co-chairs in each session will lead a brief Q&A segment, giving you the opportunity to interact. CME is not offered for these sessions.

Meet the Experts
Friday, 21 April | 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.

All trainees and junior faculty at ISHLT2023 are welcome to drop in on this reception to meet with ISHLT leaders, Experts from ExpertLink, and other senior faculty on a variety of topics. Move from table to table and connect with experts on topics that interest you, including:
  •   Research and Grants
  •   Support and Career Guidance
  •   Presentations or Speaking Engagements
  •   Work/Life Balance
  •   Transplant Program/Service Development
  •   Leadership Roles in ISHLT and at Your Institution
No RSVP is required, but we ask that only trainees and junior faculty attend.