There will be 12 months of clinical training in the Advanced Adult Cardiology Fellowship as follows:
- The fellow will participate in rotations in the Adult Cardiology laboratories, the Continuity Clinic and the Clinical Cardiology rotations, including hospital services and outpatient experience
While in this fellowship, the Fellow is expected to attend required educational conferences provided by the Cardiovascular Division, including weekly Cardiovascular Grand Rounds.
Clinical conferences, seminars, small discussion groups, journal clubs and one-on-one instruction are integral parts of this fellowship. Daily noon conferences cover a wide variety of topics.
Although the fellowship is primarily a clinical fellowship, the individual is expected to perform clinical research under the direction of supervising faculty.
The residency call rotation is different for each rotation. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science follows the recommendations of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Opportunities are available for teaching rotating residents and medical students.
The Advanced Adult Cardiology Fellow is evaluated on a quarterly basis with review of written evaluations from all of the key clinical faculty who have had contact with the fellow during the previous quarter. In addition the fellow meets with the Cardiovascular Disease Training Program director on a biannual basis. In these reviews, both clinical skills and academic productivity are emphasized.