EP Fellows in Training Scientific Research Competition | February 22, 2024

Western Atrial Fibrillation Symposium (Western AFib) is now accepting abstracts to be considered for the Fellow’s Research Competition

Western Atrial Fibrillation Symposium (Western AFib) will also be granting scholarships to residents and fellows enrolled in accredited electrophysiology fellowship programs in February 2024. 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 a scientific poster based on their research to Western AFib. 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 2024 Western AFib Symposium to present their research live. The Top 5 fellows will receive a travel scholarship of $600, complimentary registration to attend the meeting, and the opportunity to present their research to judges in a competition (prize details to be announced).


Important Information

Application Deadline for the Fellow’s Research Competition will be January 8, 2024.

Please submit your abstract: Click here



  • 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 will be January 8, 2024.


Terms of Acceptance

  • Provide a completed W9 form by February 5, 2024
  • Register for the meeting by February 5, 2024
  • Attend the full conference including all mandatory scholarship related sessions/events designated throughout the agenda


Schedule of Events

Thursday, February 22, 2024
Fellows Symposium
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fellows Research Competition
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

*Additional scheduled events coming soon.  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 is sponsored. Sponsors will be acknowledged once confirmed.