About This Event

The purpose of this program is to foster essential skills and competencies crucial to career development in early and mid-career women and underrepresented minorities in cardiothoracic anesthesiology. This includes essential knowledge in clinical research (such as medical statistics, manuscript drafting, and grant writing), public speaking, leadership, networking, and mentorship.

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Assess and recognize their personal opportunities for professional skill growth.
  • Apply leadership fundamentals to their personal careers and advance their professional development.

Registration for this event is FREE!

Date Session Speakers and Affiliation

May 5, 2021

4:00 PM PT
7:00 PM ET

Project Design

  • Moving a project from idea to reality
  • Quality vs research- what’s the difference?

Tiffany Williams, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
UCLA Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

July 14, 2021

4:00 PM PT
7:00 PM ET

How to get the very best out of your Statistician and your Study




  • Most commonly used analytical statistics

Simon Body, MBChB, MPH, FAHA
Boston University

August 18, 2021
4:00 PM PT
7:00 PM ET

Publishing in Medical Journals

  • Explore common pitfalls
  • What the Editor wants to see

Hilary Grocott, MD, FRCPC
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Canada

September 22, 2021

4:00 PM PT
7:00 PM ET

Grant Writing

  • Explore commonalities shared by successful grants
  • Explore how to search for grants

Danny Muehlschlegel, MD, MSc
Brigham and Women’s

Accreditation and Designation Statements

Commercial Support

This activity is not funded by commercial grants.

Disclosure Information

The following faculty members have disclosed financial relationships with ineligible companies:

Name Ineligible Company Relationship
Emily Methangkool Edwards Lifesciences Speakers’ Bureau

The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists designates this activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Individual session credits are as follows:

May 5 Project Design 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
July 14

How to get the very best out of your Statistician and your Study

1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
August 18 Publishing in Medical Journals 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
September 22 Grant Writing 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

How to Get Your Certificate

  1. Go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/86GWPXF
  2. Evaluate the meeting.
  3. You will be redirected to https://cme-tracker.net/certificate?certID=60899e5d2905dd295b85424e to claim your credits.
  4. You will be asked to login to claim credits. This login is different from your SCA account, so you may need to create an account. Once you have created an account, return to https://cme-tracker.net/certificate?certID=60899e5d2905dd295b85424e to login and claim your credits.
  5. Print all pages of your certificate for your records.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding your CME certificate, please contact the SCA at info@scahq.org.