Director's Welcome

Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship leadership in Minnesota

Photo Caption: Shannon M. Dunlay, M.D., M.S.; Frank V. Brozovich, M.D., Ph.D.; Michael W. Cullen, M.D.

We appreciate your interest in the Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship at the Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic. We offer unparalleled cardiovascular clinical education as well as specialized training to establish a research career, ultimately providing the tools necessary to become a fully trained clinical and academic cardiologist.

Our Department of Cardiovascular Diseases is among the top ranked in the country. We are committed to providing the most innovative diagnostic algorithms and treatment options to our patients. Our clinicians collaborate with basic and translational researchers to improve patient care through integrated training of expert clinicians, physician-educators and physician-scientists.

Our three-year cardiovascular training program features multiple cardiovascular training tracks, including structural and interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure, advanced imaging, preventive vascular disorders and advanced cardiovascular cardiology training. Our division is fortunate to have clinical investigators and physician-scientists in all specialty areas and features one year of supported research within your area of interest in alignment with your career goals.

Our practice features multidisciplinary care with cutting-edge practice facilities, state-of-the-art imaging, interventional procedure rooms, and inpatient and outpatient facilities.

At Mayo Clinic, we aspire to provide comprehensive patient-centered care, be at the leading edge of scientific discovery and train the next generation of leaders in cardiovascular diseases.

You will be exposed to health care that is at the forefront in terms of quality and safety, innovation and integration, with the utmost compassion for patient care — where it was best stated by one of our founders, Dr. William J. Mayo, "The interest of the patient is the only interest that should be considered."

If you have any questions about our program, we encourage you to contact us.

Frank V. Brozovich, M.D., Ph.D.
Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship Director

Michael W. Cullen, M.D.
Associate FellowshipDirector for Clinical Practice

Shannon M. Dunlay, M.D., M.S.
Associate FellowshipDirector for Cardiology Research

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