The field of cardiology and vascular medicine is dynamic. New diagnostic techniques, drugs, and interventions are continuously being introduced. Mayo Clinic in Arizona offers a three-year Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship that offers excellent clinical teaching from experts in echocardiography, vascular disease, bedside medicine, electrophysiology and cardiac catheterization.
Program highlights include:
- Comprehensive preparation for a scholarly career in cardiovascular medicine
- Cardiovascular fellow responsibility and autonomy in patient care management and procedures
- Extensive hands-on experience with all cardiovascular procedural skills
- Diverse patient population composed of local, regional, national and international patients
- Comprehensive didactic curriculum and hands-on physical examination teaching series
- Numerous research opportunities with guaranteed research time
- Fully computerized medical record system integrated between inpatient and outpatient settings
- Options for subspecialty training in echocardiography and electrophysiology
- Elective opportunities at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota
- Reasonable call schedule and duties hours
- Extensive ancillary support
The training program fulfills the requirements for training as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
You will be eligible to take the American Board of Internal Medicine's cardiology subspecialty examination for certification upon successful completion of the fellowship. Optionally, you may also take the examination for certification in echocardiography.
The Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship began in 1991. It is anticipated that three fellows will complete training in the program annually.