Dr. Vladimir Džavík
We are pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award is Dr. Vladimir Džavík! Dr. Džavík is a Past President of CAIC-ACCI, Deputy Head of the Division of Cardiology at the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital and Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a true leader in Canadian interventional cardiology and his many clinical, academic and leadership contributions embody all that this Award is intended to recognize.
Many of you will be well aware of Dr. Džavík’s distinguished academic career that now includes more than 160 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and in excess of 140 published abstracts. His interventional research interests are broad and include the optimal approach to cardiogenic shock, management of persistent coronary occlusion after myocardial infarction and the percutaneous approach to coronary bifurcations. He has served as Principal Investigator, Canadian leader or Executive Committee member for a number of important multicenter international clinical trials in interventional cardiology including OAT, TOSCA-2, SHOCK-2, TRIUMPH, TOTAL and EMPRES. Dr. Džavík is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Cardiology and the American Heart Journal. He serves as a reviewer for Circulation, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the American Journal of Cardiology, the American Heart Journal, Critical Care Medicine, the European Heart Journal, the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, the International Journal of Cardiology and Eurointervention.
The quality and breadth of Dr. Džavík’s many contributions to the discipline of interventional cardiology speak for themselves. On behalf of CAIC-ACCI Executive, we wish to offer our sincere congratulations to Dr. Džavík as recipient of the inaugural CAIC-ACCI Outstanding Achievement Award.