Introductory Lecture Series
During the first year of the program, in addition to clinical rotations, the Introductory Lecture series provides instruction in the basic and clinical sciences as they relate to Cardiovascular Disease.
|This series runs for one hour daily for approximately 10 weeks and includes the following topics:|
CABG/On and Off Pump
Congenital Heart Disease
Intro to Echo/Doppler
Management of Acute CVA
Multi vessel PCI vs CAB
Pacers, Pumps, and Politics
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Renal Artery Stenosis
Risk stratifying post-MI
Valvular Heart Disease
Required Core Clinical Rotations
Fellows are provided instruction and experience in patient care and management, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease and related sciences through the following required curriculum:
General Cardiology Consultations (3 months)
Electrophysiology (2 months)
Preventive Cardiology (1 month)
Nuclear cardiology (2 months)
Instruction also is provided in Cardiac Rehabilitation, Palliative Care, Ethics, and PET.
Elective experiences are available in the following areas: Pediatric Cardiology; Vascular Medicine/Intervention; Advanced Non-invasive imaging, including Echocardiography, MRI, and CT; and, Cardiothoracic Surgery. These experiences are recommended and are available to interested Fellows.
Consult the program director for advanced training in the areas of cardiomyopathy, interventional cardiology, and electrophysiology.