The one-year Echocardiology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, provides an opportunity for fellows to develop proficiency in performing and interpreting echocardiographic studies as they apply to cardiovascular diseases. The program also focuses on helping fellows gain understanding of echocardiographic and Doppler methods of assessing cardiovascular diseases.
The training program can be customized to meet a fellow's individual career goals. Trainees work closely with highly experienced and knowledgeable clinical and research faculty.
Mayo Clinic has a long-standing tradition of practicing both the art and science of medicine. Physicians, scientists, residents, students, nurses and allied health staff members work as a team at Mayo Clinic. Our staff clinicians and scientists are called consultants in recognition of their teaching and mentoring roles on the team.
Mayo Clinic's academic environment, favorable faculty ratio, large patient population and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated and comprehensive educational experience. The "Mayo Clinic way" of graduate medical education ensures the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible during a busy, hands-on fellowship.
After successfully completing the program, graduates are eligible to complete the certification process offered by the National Board of Echocardiography.
The Echocardiology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic began in 1995. Since that time, more than 35 physicians have completed training. It is anticipated that one or two fellows will complete this program annually.