Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program
Conferences form an important part of the cardiovascular disease fellowship training program and a series of case-based and didactic lectures have been assembled to meet the educational goals of the program. These include:
- Card-CT Surgery Combined Case Conference: Monthly the Cardiology fellows and faculty meet with the Cardiothoracic to discuss combined cases in an effort to learn from all sides of the spectrum.
- Cath Conference: This is a weekly conference in which the Interventional Cardiology faculty and fellows present a topic pertinent to cath interventions.
- Cath M&M Conference: On a monthly basis this conference is used to review morbidity/mortality of cath patients. This meeting is attended by fellows, faculty and local private cardiologists.
- Morning Report: Fellows and faculty meet at 8:00AM every morning.
- Grand Rounds: A weekly conference in which faculty, fellows and visiting professors present core curriculum talks on cardiac subjects. Category 1 CME credits can be obtained.
- Journal Club: At this monthly conference, faculty and fellows meet for dinner and discussion is led by a fellow of a current medical literature. Category 1 CME credits can be obtained.
- Research Conference: Every other month faculty and fellows come together with a topic about research processes, IRB or other relevant information current to research. During these meetings time is set aside that each fellow will present their topic, an update on their research or does a 30 minute presentation of the research project.