Overview

Program description

Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, offers a three-year Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship that offers excellent clinical teaching from experts in bedside medicine, cardiac catheterization and intervention, electrophysiology, advanced heart failure, valvular and structural heart disease, vascular disease, echocardiography, advanced cardiac imaging, adult congenital heart disease, cardiac surgery, preventive cardiology, and cardiac rehabilitation. Opportunities for advanced training at our institution are also available in heart failure/transplant, as well as electrophysiology, which was recently approved to start by our institution and is currently going through the ACGME accreditation process. We plan to welcome our first eletrophysiology fellow in July 2020.

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 electronic medical record system integrated between inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Elective opportunities at Mayo Clinic's campuses in Rochester, Minnesota and Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, as well as various other institutions nationally and internationally
  • Reasonable call schedule and duty hours
  • Extensive ancillary support
  • Institutional and departmental commitment to recruit and train a diverse group of aspiring cardiovascular specialists

Accreditation

This training program fulfills the requirements for training as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the fellowship, you will be eligible to take the ABIM's subspecialty examination in cardiovascular disease. Optionally, you may also take the examination for certification in echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac computed tomography if you fulfill the requirements.

Program history

The Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship began in 2008. It is anticipated that three fellows will complete training in the program annually.

As of July 2018, 93 percent of our graduates have passed their ABIM cardiovascular disease certification examination on their first attempt. All have successfully achieved board certification.

Advanced training specialty# of fellowsInstitution
Advanced imaging 2

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota

Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona

Electrophysiology  3

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota

University of Florida (Jacksonville)

University of Florida (Gainesville)

Interventional  4

University of Tennesse (Memphis)

Scripps Medical Center (San Diego, California)

University of Alabama (Birmingham)

Beaumont Hospital (Detroit, Michigan)

Heart failure and transplant cardiology  2 Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida
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