Welcome to the Iowa Chapter of the ACC

Women in Cardiology (WIC)


The Women in Cardiology (WIC) Member Section and Leadership Council offers you opportunities to strengthen your professional support system and leadership skills through networking events, professional development and mentoring programs. Explore these pages to find out how we do it and who we are.

Past Events
Introduction to Women in Cardiology

Our highly attended ACC Iowa Chapter WIC Chapter event piques high school student curiosity in Cardiology Careers. On Dec. 4, the ACC Iowa Women in Cardiology (WIC) Chapter held an event, "Introduction to Women in Cardiology", for Quad-City area female high school students with interests in science and medicine. Read about event hereSee photos.

2019 Event Sponsor: Medtronic  

Rafat F. Padaria, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Women In Cardiology Chapter Representative
Cardiovascular Medicine
1236 East Rusholme, Suite 300
Davenport, IA 52803
Phone: 800-382-0707
Email: Padaria@cvmedpc.com  

ACC Member Benefits - Click here  

The Women in Cardiology (WIC) membership provides participants with opportunities to make a difference in cardiovascular care and: Network with colleagues Develop leadership skills Advance your career Strengthen your skills Expand upon your interests within the specialty.  

Become a Member - Join Now

Serve as a voice for women in cardiology and become a part of the WIC Section today! To join, opt in on your member profile at any time, call the ACC's Resource Center at (800) 253-4636, ext. 5603 or check the box on your dues statement each Fall.

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Join the Member Hub

The Member Hub is a way for us to increase connectivity among our members and speaks directly to increasing our relevance as the CV professional home. Member Hub is the ACC's free online community, a place where members can ask questions, share their knowledge and participate in mentorship. It's a platform designed around knowledge exchange – a criterion for transforming cardiovascular care and improving heart health.

If you have not signed up, please do so ASAP. Remember after signing up, to log out and then log back in which will connect you to the Iowa Chapter group.

Feel free to contact me. Rafat