Inpatient cardiology rotations
Our program contains inpatient cardiology rotations in non-invasive consultative cardiology, cardiac critical care, electrophysiology, and advanced heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, mechanical circulatory support, and cardiac transplantation.
Non-invasive consultative cardiology (4 months)
The non-invasive consultative cardiology rotation will cover the following skills:
- Lead a multidisciplinary team in partnership with a cardiology attending
- Diagnose and manage a diverse patient population with wide-ranging cardiac pathophysiology
- Develop communication skills to interface with referring providers and other members of the healthcare team
- Teach other members of the multidisciplinary team
Cardiac critical care (5 months)
The cardiac critical care rotation rotates between the Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CICU) and Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) during day or overnight shifts.
- Day CICU (2 months): Fellows, under the guidance of a supervising cardiologist, spend a total of 2 months in their second/third years leading the Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CICU) team of residents, advanced practice providers, and medical students in the management of high-acuity, complex, critically-ill cardiovascular patients.
- Nightfloat (2 months): Fellows complete 8 total weeks of Nightfloat during their first/second years, primarily overseeing the CICU.
- Fellows complete 8 total weeks of Nightfloat during their first/second years, primarily overseeing the CICU
- SICU (1 month): Third-year fellows also round for one month in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Cardiothoracic OR alongside SICU intensivists.
Electrophysiology (3 Months, Level I)
The electrophysiology rotation will cover the followin