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Applications Now Being Accepted for 2010 WomenHeart

Posted Feb 03 2010 5:18pm

Premier program seeks 60 women who want to make a difference in the lives of women living with and at risk for heart disease

WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is now accepting applications for the WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic, October 9-13, 2010, in Rochester, MN.

 If you are a woman living with heart disease and want to help other women, apply now! Applications are now being accepted for this prestigious training program offered exclusively through WomenHeart. Deadline for applications is June 18, 2010.

 Each year, just 60 women are accepted from a competitive application process for this rigorous program about the science of heart disease with some of the nation’s top cardiologists and heart care experts at Mayo Clinic; as well as receive training in public speaking and community outreach strategies. In return, the women commit to at least 24 hours of community education and service during the six months following the Symposium and remain an active WomenHeart Champion, one of an exclusive group of women heart disease survivors who are volunteer community educators, advocates, and media spokespersons.

 Click here to learn more and apply. Applicants must complete the form, answer essay questions and provide letters of recommendation. Deadline for applications is June 18, 2010.  For more information, call WomenHeart at 202-728-7199.

Note to health care professionals: Please share this announcement with patients who you think would make great volunteer community leaders, educators, advocates, and national spokespersons on the issue of women and heart disease.

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