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Overview

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.

Highlights of the program 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
Learn more about Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL

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Learn more about Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL

Your training experience

Your training experience

As a fellow at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

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Directors' welcome

Directors' welcome

Our mission is to provide a premier educational environment to train world-class cardiology fellows and provide a framework to achieve academic, professional, and personal excellence.

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Mission statement

To promote cardiovascular health in conjunction with highly specialized care, while providing an outstanding educational experience for our trainees through the best patient-centered clinical care, trainee-focused education, and cardiovascular research. 

Vision statement

A fellowship program eager to develop not only future leaders within the field of cardiovascular medicine, but pioneers who seek to uncover the unknown in an ever-growing and diverse patient population by encompasing the three shields of Mayo Clinic—clinical practice, research, and education.

Core values

  1. Integrity. Honesty in decision-making with an uncompromising adherence to ethical principles.
  2. Accountability. Reliability of our actions in caring for our patients and our community.
  3. Compassion. Treating each patient in a patient-centered manner, acknowledging their goals, wishes, and hopes.
  4. Collaboration. Promoting precise and timely healthcare delivery through teamwork.
  5. Scholarship. Using our resources and expertise locally and internationally, across the enterprise and beyond, to advance science through bench, translational, and clinical research.
  6. Education. Creating an atmosphere of inquiry amongst medical students, residents, and staff to sculpt the next generation of well-trained physicians, scientists, and thought leaders. 

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 with a complement of two fellows per year. In 2017, we increased our complement to three fellows per year. 

As of July 2021, 94 percent of our graduates have passed their ABIM cardiovascular disease certification examination on their first attempt. All have successfully achieved board certification.

Advanced training specialties

Additionally, our fellows have gone on to do advanced training in the following specialties.

Advanced training specialties

Advanced training specialtyInstitution
Advanced imaging

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota

Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona

Electrophysiology 

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota

Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona

University of Florida (Jacksonville)

University of Florida (Gainesville)

Interventional 

University of Tennesse (Memphis)

Scripps Medical Center (San Diego, California)

University of Alabama (Birmingham)

Beaumont Hospital (Detroit, Michigan)

Mid America Heart Institute (Kansas City, MO)

Heart failure and transplant cardiology  Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida

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