The field of cardiology and vascular medicine is dynamic. New diagnostic techniques, drugs, and interventions are continuously being introduced. Mayo Clinic offers a three-year Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship in Phoenix, Arizona. Our program 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, and heart failure
- Elective opportunities at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jacksonville, Florida, as well as local institutions in the Phoenix area
- 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 and nuclear medicine.
The Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship began in 1999. It is anticipated that four fellows will complete training in the program annually.