The Society of Pediatric Cardiology Training Program Directors 

Promote, maintain, and pursue excellence in the training of pediatric cardiologists.



The Latest: What's Going On? 

October 14, 2020

Well, it's been a while, but we're back!  Please join us this Friday, October 16, for a joint Pediatric Cardiology Fellows Mentoring Session sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the SPCTPD.  The session will run 2 - 5 Eastern/1 - 4 Pacific.  You can register here:

Please see the agenda below for an overview what will certainly be an excellent session!  (Times listed are Eastern.)

2:00 Welcome

2:10 Pediatric Cardiology Fellow Burnout and Resiliency

2:20 Pediatric Cardiology Fellow Wellness in the Era of COVID

Gluttons for punishment: senior clinical training in pediatric cardiology

2:30 4th Year Fellowships: A Survey of the Current Landscape

2:40 Breakout #1: Subspecialty Discussions

AAP Founders Award Session

3:00 Fireside Chat with Drs. Jane Newburger and Roberta Williams

3:30 Break

Career advancement: How to take the next step

3:40 Opportunities for Professional Engagement

3:45 Finding Your Niche

3:55 The Best Version of Yourself: CVs, Cover Letters, and Interviewing Tips

4:05 Mentorship

4:15 The Job Market: The 2018 Pediatric Cardiology Workforce Surrvey

4:20 The Job Search: The Hiring Process and Mistakes I See

4:30 Knowing Your Worth: Negotiations

4:40 Breakout #2: Mentoring and Job Discussions

5:00 Reconvene and closing remarks

June 26, 2020

Details for the final PC-NES lecture of the spring on Tuesday, June 30, have been posted!  Want these to continue?  Fill out our fellow survey!

June 25, 2020

The Senior Fellowships section has been updated for 4th year programs beginning in July of 2021.  

June 15, 2020

  1. The remainder of the June PC-NES are posted to the right
  2. The recordings of the most recent PC-NES are now online - imaging of DORV for biventricular repair and an overview of cardiac MRI
  3. If you haven't already, please complete the SPCTPD cardiology fellow wellness survey!

June 1, 2020

All of May's PC-NES sessions are now available for viewing.  Additionally, info for tomorrow and next Tuesday is now listed.

May 21, 2020

The sessions on vascular rings, acute heart failure management, and adult coarctation have been posted in the fellow resources section.  Additionally, the links for today and 5/28 have been updated.  

Additionally, we have reached out to division chiefs across the country soliciting open positions for 2020 and will be updating our jobs board as we receive information.

May 19, 2020

The PC-NES schedule through May has been updated to the right.  Also, please register for the special PC-NES session on 5/26 looking behind the scenes of the Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial:

March 31, 2020

The Society of Pediatric Cardiology Training Program Directors is organizing a series of shared educational sessions via tele-conference with the goals of:

1. Providing additional educational opportunities for fellows;

2. Augmenting individual fellowship director efforts to teach fellows in a time of social distancing (or distantly socializing);

3. Fostering a sense of community in pediatric cardiology education.

Sessions are scheduled through April, starting with those below.  All sessions are at 4 PM Eastern/1 PM Pacific. Outlook invites and links to the session are listed.

PC - NES Schedule

More SPCTPD educational content to come - please stay tuned!

Who we are

We are a non profit organization that comprises of all program directors. SPCTPD was founded in 1999. The representative board is elected by all members and comprises of a Treasurer/Secretary, Vice President, President, and Past President. Each serves a two year term. Please refer to the ByLaws for details.


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Membership Dues

Fellowship directors, please log in at the top of the page to pay your dues online.

Your program dues:

  • Support pediatric cardiology fellowship representation in CoPS - the Council of Pediatric Subspecilaties
  • Support our representation at the JCCHD
  • Allow access to continuing educational intiatives for your fellows
  • Allow access to collaborative education projects for fellowship directors 


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