Announcing the SCAI-WIN CHIP Fellowship

With recent advances in PCI technology and techniques, there is a critical need for interventional cardiology specialists dedicated to offering minimally invasive percutaneous solutions to patients with complex coronary anatomy, severe co-morbidities, and/or poor hemodynamics.

SCAI Women in Innovations (SCAI-WIN) is offering a CHIP Fellowship Grant for the 2021–22 Fellowship Cycle.

Eligibility Requirements

The SCAI-WIN CHIP Fellowship is open to interventional cardiology fellows or practicing interventional cardiologists interested in pursuing an additional year of advanced training (beyond traditional IC fellowships) focusing on CHIP (complex and high-risk interventional procedures) and Percutaneous Acute MCS (mechanical circulatory support) training in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Applicants must be in or have completed an interventional cardiology fellowship within the past five years, be board eligible for interventional cardiology, and a US citizen or permanent green card holder. 

The successful recipient may apply this fellowship fund to an ACGME-accredited interventional training program with a cardiac catheterization laboratory treating over 250 coronary cases per year with access to the following advanced procedures and technology:

    • Chronic total occlusion (CTO) procedures;
    • Calcific disease with access to atherectomy, including rotational atherectomy
    • Complex imaging and physiology (IVUS, OCT, FFR, resting indices)
    • Percutaneous acute MCS (mechanical circulatory support) in the cardiac catheterization laboratory

Funding applies to a fellowship starting in July 2021 and is provided by the training institution for $85,000.


The deadline to submit is April 9. SCAI's selection committee will review applications and announce the winner at SCAI 2021 (April 28-May 1). The chosen recipient may select a training program and funding for the fellowship that begins in July 2021. 

Application Requirements

To apply, applicants must submit an application (at the bottom of this page), which includes a short essay, a Curriculum Vitae, two letters of reference, and diplomas and/or licenses. The bottom of this page lists the application requirement details. 


The SCAI-WIN CHIP Fellowship is supported by Abiomed (founding supporter), Boston Scientific, and Medtronic. SCAI gratefully acknowledges this support, while taking sole responsibility for all content developed and disseminated through this effort.

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Applicant Information

Please complete the fields below to apply for this advanced training opportunity in CHIP and Percutaneous Acute MCS.
Are you a US Citizen or permanent green card holder? *
Are you currently an Interventional Cardiology Fellow? *
Are you a practicing interventionalist? *
Does your cath lab offer CHIP and Percutaneous Acute MCS training? *
Does your cath lab have FDA approved devices for percutaneous MCS during high-risk PCI *

Applicant Education/Experience

Required: Short Essay

0/500 words

Required: Documents

Please certify that the above information is complete and accurate. *
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions