Fellow-in-Training | SCAI

Additional benefits for Fellows-in-Training

Dedicated to training the next generation of interventional cardiovascular practitioners and leaders, additional benefits of SCAI membership for fellows-in-training include: 

  • SCAI Fellows Courses – held halfway through the academic year, this fellows-only meeting features expert faculty and offers education, simulation training, networking, and mentoring opportunities.
  • Interventional Cardiology Fellows Essentials – a robust online course, designed to meet the educational needs of interventional cardiology Fellows-in-Training and support the work of Interventional Cardiology Program Directors.

Both designed to meet the educational needs of fellows-in-training and interventionalists in the first five years of practice. 


Candidates are physicians in good standing that have been accepted into or are participating in one of the following:

  • An accredited adult interventional cardiology training program (this can also be a structural or peripheral interventional training program)
  • An approved pediatric interventional cardiology training program
  • An approved structural imaging training program

Conditions of membership: 

Fellows-in-Training are eligible to serve and vote on SCAI committees but not eligible to serve as Trustees or Officers of the society or vote at meetings of society members.  

If a Fellow-in-Training becomes board eligible or certified by an appropriate subspecialty board, they may advance to Fellow of SCAI (FSCAI).

To apply, please submit: 

  • A current curriculum vitae
  • A recommendation letter from a program director, on official letterhead, detailing the dates of the training program and confirming that the candidate is in good standing


* SCAI has graciously waived the membership fee.

Poonam Velagapudi

Member Highlight

SCAI is my interventional home.

Being a part of this community of like minded colleagues who are always working together to better the field of interventional cardiology helps me learn and grow as an early career interventional cardiologist.

I am able to learn and contribute to the society, and the SCAI staff and members' camaraderie truly makes belonging matter!
Poonam Velagapudi, MD, FSCAI

Have questions?

Call 800-992-7224 (Option 1) or email membership@scai.org