Heart & Vascular

Curriculum

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Our program boasts a robust Fellow Didactic Schedule:

  • Clinical Cardiology Conference – Case based and didactic lectures include all aspects of Cardiovascular pathophysiology.
  • Core Curriculum Conference – Didactic lectures covering a comprehensive list of Cardiovascular milestones.
  • Journal Club- An article of importance is presented by the fellow with discussion led by a designated faculty member.
  • Research Conference – Planned, ongoing, or completed research projects are discussed and presented by fellows and faculty.
  • Interventional Case Conference – Case based didactic conference emphasizing quality angiography.
  • Heart Alert Conference: Case based conference designed to identify ways to improve rapid transport and optimal therapy for patients with STEMI.
  • Best Practices conference – Didactic presentations designed to review guidelines, critical evidence, and identify patients who are not treated according to guidelines.
  • M & M conference: Cases with adverse outcome are reviewed and discussed.
  • EP Conference – Presentation of all aspects of EP including basic science, physiology, pharmacology, clinical practice, guidelines and interesting cases.
  • E&E Conference: Echo Conference - Didactic lectures on theory and application of echocardiography as well as case review. Alternating every other week with ECG Conference – Typical, interesting and challenging ECGs are presented. Fellows are called upon individually to classify ECGs according to the board-required format.

FELLOW DIDACTIC SCHEDULE

* ≥ 75% attendance required

 

Monday

 
7:15am

PAD Conference

4:30pm 

*Core Curriculum

Tuesday

 

12:00pm

*Case based conference – 1st, 3rd

  *Fellow Research Conference – 2nd
 

 *Journal Club – 4th

4:30pm

*E&E conference EKG – alternating with ECHO

Wednesday

 
7:15/7:30am Echo Review Conference - 2nd
 

CT surgical M&M/case conference 4th

12:00pm

cMR/ CT

Thursday

*Case Based Interventional Conference –1st

 

*Heart Alert – 2nd

 

*Best Practices – 3rd

 

*M&M – 4th

 

*Interventional – 5th

 

Quarterly EP M&M

4:30pm 

*EP every other week

Friday

 
7:00am

Medical Grand Rounds

12:00pm

Board Review weekly except when *Quarterly Congenital Lecture