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    • 13 Feb 2024
    • 7:00 PM (EST)
    • 5 Mar 2024
    • (EST)
    • Virtual

    The Massachusetts and Connecticut Chapters of the ACC present a three-part financial planning series geared toward Women in Cardiology.  

    Presented by Lauren Oschman, CFP®, CDFA®, Partner & CEO, of Vestia Wealth Advisors

    Separate Zoom links will be emailed for each session to all those registered.

    Tuesday, January 9th @ 7:00 p.m. Eastern

    Session 1: Cash Flow and Risk Management (90 minutes)

    • How to create saving, spending, and debt repayment thresholds to align with your short and long term financial goals
    • How much is sufficient as an emergency reserve and how to keep it safe, liquid, and earning a competitive interest rate in today’s environment
    • How to set a budget for a home purchase and what to know about securing a mortgage
    • How to protect against the risks of death, disability, lawsuits, and cyber-crime (specialty-specific disability insurance, enough life insurance for your family goals, umbrella insurance for personal asset protection, and freezing your credit)
    Tuesday, February 13th @ 7:00 p.m. Eastern

    Session 2: Investments and Taxes (90 minutes)

    • Understanding the basics of designing an investment strategy – what is a stock, what is a bond, and how to align the risk in your investments with your long term financial goals
    • Thinking about tax optimization across various investment accounts
    • What is a backdoor Roth IRA and how and why to consider funding one
    • Basic components of tax return including opportunities cardiologists may be able to take advantage of
    • What to think about with “side-hustle” income (medical legal consulting, extra call pay, pharmaceutical advisory, etc) and how to maximize its tax benefits

    Tuesday, March 5th @ 7:00 p.m. Eastern

    Session 3: Negotiate for Your Value (90 minutes)

    • How to use benchmark data to determine your value to an academic institution or medical system
    • How to benchmark your current pay structure to benchmarks to determine whether your current income structure is competitive or needs negotiated upon next renewal
    • Negotiation strategy and techniques to build your plan for an upcoming negotiation
    • Points to look out for in an employment contract and what to be sure you know about your current contract
    • How private equity has entered the conversation in cardiology and questions to ask if your group is considering a private equity transaction

    • 6 Apr 2024
    • 8 Apr 2024
    • Atlanta, GA

    • 8 May 2024
    • 5:30 PM (EDT)
    • Tartufo Restaurant, 22 Union St, Newton, MA 02459

    Cardiology residents and program directors are invited to join the Massachusetts Chapter of ACC on May 8th at Tartufo Restaurant for The Women in Cardiology Coaching Project: Recruiting Women into our Field by Resident Coaching

    5:30-6:30 p.m. Cocktails and networking

    6:30 p.m. Dinner 

    6:30-7:15 p.m. Panel

    Cardiology Coaching Program for Women Residents with Meghan York, MD - Women in Cardiology committee, Massachusetts ACC - 

    How to Ace the Fellowship Application Process with Anne Marie Anagnostopoulos, MD - Director of Recruitment of Women Fellows, BIDMC 

    Resident "Best Practices" in using a Coaching Program with Kate Vaughn, MD Fellow at BIDMC, Former BIDMC resident 

    7:15-8:00 p.m. Small group discussion on individual applications questions, personal statement tips, interviews, and how to best present the fellowship application folder

    • 5 Oct 2024
    • Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

Massachusetts Chapter, American College of Cardiology
P.O. Box 43212
Birmingham, AL 35243

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