EP Fellows in Training Scientific Research Competition | February 27, 2025

The Fellows Research Competition abstract submission portal is now open

Western Atrial Fibrillation Symposium (Western AFib) will also be granting scholarships to residents and fellows enrolled in accredited electrophysiology fellowship programs in February 2025. Please visit here for more details. 

Competition Details

This award is intended to support research of first- and second-year clinical fellows currently training in an ACGME electrophysiology fellowship program in the United States. Applicants will submit to Western AFib a scientific abstract/poster based on their research. A committee of faculty judges selected by the Western AFib Symposium leadership will review each submission and invite the top 5 fellows to attend the 2025 Western AFib Symposium to present their research live.  

The Top 5 fellows will each receive a travel stipend of $1000, complimentary registration to attend the meeting, and the opportunity to present their research to judges in a competition for prizes to be announced. 


  • The applicant must be a first- or second-year clinical fellow in an ACGME electrophysiology fellowship program in the United States. 
  • The poster must be based on the applicant’s research in the field of atrial fibrillation. 
  • One poster may be submitted per applicant. 
  • Submission Deadline is January 6, 2025.

Terms of Acceptance

  • Provide a completed W-9 form by January 13, 2025.
  • Confirm registration/intent to present by January 27, 2025.
  • Attend the full conference, including all mandatory scholarship-related sessions/events, designated throughout the agenda.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, February 27, 2025 
Fellows Master Class 
2:00 PM–5:00 PM 

Fellows Research Competition 
5:00 PM–6:00 PM 

*Additional events may be scheduled. Please plan to attend the full general session and other mandatory events to qualify for the competition. Schedule is subject to change.  


Fellows Research Competition awards are intended to support current and future scientific research initiatives. This program may be sponsored by industry.