BJCA Newswire –  1st December 2023

*Save the date – Cardiology to the Core 2024*
Make sure to save the date for our free annual EECC revision course ‘Cardiology to the Core’, which will be held in Birmingham on the 11th and 12th May 2024! Booking details will be released nearer the time.

First call for registration for the EEEC 2024 exam – 18 June 2024

Booking is now open for the 2024 European Exam in Core Cardiology. Passing the EECC is a curriculum requirement for CCT in the UK and is administered by the European Society of Cardiology, in conjunction with the UEMS Cardiology Section and the national cardiac societies.

The 2024 exam will take place on Tuesday 18 June and registration is now open – the closing date for registrations is 11.59pm on Monday 26 February – late applications will not be accepted. There are two points of entry to the exam – one for UK trainees and one for CESR candidates, please follow the links below:

UK Candidates
CESR Candidates

The web pages contain detailed information including how to apply, the format of the exam and how to book a time slot.

Medicamentum Hands on Transthoracic Echo Course – 24th & 25th February 2024 LIMITED PLACES

A two-day echo course on the weekend of the 24th and 25th February at UCL in London. Prior to this, delegates will have access to 8 hours of pre-recorded lectures delivered by award winning consultants/BSE faculty. There will be two full days of hands-on echo scanning with experienced physiologists, senior registrars and consultants who are BSE accredited. All food and refreshments will be provided. Limited places.  Book a place.

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE for the 3rd International Symposium on Carcinoid Heart Disease – Tuesday 5th December 2023 in Sheffield

Want to learn more about carcinoid heart disease and it’s diagnosis and management?  We have a stellar panel of speakers from across the country for our next symposium. Places are still available so if you wish to register, please email for a registration form and the full programme.

14th Advanced Cardiac Imaging Course (online) – Friday 8th December 2023

This virtual, interactive course is designed for anyone working in the cardiac field and focuses on recent, cutting-edge advances in cardiovascular imaging techniques. International key opinion leaders will speak on the latest advances and their evidence-based applications in daily clinical practice.

When: Friday 8th December 2023, 12-3:30pm

Where: Online

Registration: Free! Visit 14thACIC  to register and view the programme.

BCS A Year in Cardiology – Friday 15th December 2023

The culmination to the cardiovascular year will review the biggest and most relevant topics of the past 12 months. This course is a must-attend for consultants and cardiology trainees who wish to keep up to date on advances in cardiology. There will also be a live Q&A session posing questions to the expert panel.

For more information and to register, please click here.  Online Registration Closes: 23:59, Tuesday 12 December 2023

Worldwide EXCELLENCE for Young Cardiologists Webinars – December

Worldwide EXCELLENCE for young cardiologists is an advanced programme addressed to young cardiologists, aimed at deepening their theoretical and practical knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases. Follow the 4 modules (in 8 webinars) to improve your competences with 4 recognised international cardiology centers.

For more information, please click here. You can join the programme here.

BCIS Advanced Cardiovascular Intervention 2024: 31 January – 2 February 2024 – Now Available to Watch Virtually for Free

The meeting will take place from Wednesday 31st January to 2nd February 2024 and for the first time in its history, ACI is being held as a hybrid meeting and virtual registration is FREE and open to all, allowing international colleagues to enjoy the very best of British Cardiovascular Intervention for the first time streamed LIVE from London.

BCIS ACI will once again offer a dynamic, relevant and innovative three-day programme with dedicated sessions for trainees. In-person attendance is exclusive to BCIS members and free for trainee members, giving you the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals up and down the country.

Register your place here for In Person and Virtual Attendance:
Become a BCIS member:

Whilst the programme isn’t yet available, you will be able to enjoy the following:

  • LIVE cases from Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital and John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
  • Updates on important trials and research
  • Talks on Innovations in Intervention
  • A session dedicated to short, focussed, 5-minute talks
  • Lots of healthy debate
  • Prof. Mamas Mamas’ first BCIS audit presentation
  • The ever-popular complications session
  • And much more!

Cardiology Fellowships

The BJCA are often provided details of fellowships (both clinical and research) to advertise. We have developed a system for uploading and displaying fellowships (and consultant posts) on the BJCA website:

Current fellowships/jobs the BJCA is aware of can be found here:
To post details of a fellowship/job for the website, go here:

Please circulate to any members of your departments who have fellowship opportunities to advertise.

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