Career Development of Young Physician-Scientists in the Cardiovascular Sciences: Perspective and Advice From the Early Career Committee of the Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, and Resuscitation Council of the American Heart Association

Circ Res. 2018 May 11;122(10):1330-1333. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.118.312999.


Based on our collective early career experiences, we will provide the key elements in a road map for a successful physician-scientist. Discussion includes the importance of mentoring, establishing successful collaboration, time management, work-life balance, and submitting a successful grant.

Keywords: budgets; mentors; research personnel; time management; work-life balance.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Burnout, Professional / prevention & control
  • Burnout, Professional / psychology
  • Cardiology*
  • Career Mobility*
  • Humans
  • Laboratory Personnel* / psychology
  • Mentors
  • Physicians* / psychology
  • Physicians, Women / psychology
  • Research Support as Topic
  • Self Care
  • Time Management
  • Work Engagement