Welcome to the Allegheny Health Network Advanced Heart Failure and
Cardiac Transplantation Fellowship program. Our one-year ACGME accredited
program's commitment, and the singular goal is to train our fellows to be
excellent clinicians, confident in his/her abilities and skills on day one
after graduation. This format is enabled to provide exposure to an integrated
multi-disciplinary system with a team-based approach at the very core of its
philosophy and mission.
I want to draw your attention to some of the highlights of our Advanced Heart Failure program:
We welcome you to explore our website and please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
The mission of our Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Program is to set the standards of excellence by offering an outstanding experience that thoroughly prepares the trainees for leadership careers in any facet of
Cardiology-clinical or academic. To accomplish this, our program draws on the expertise and strong teaching commitment of large, full-time and voluntary teaching facilities, a large stream of patients from western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio, superb resources for tertiary-care cardiology, and extensive resources.
To develop superior teaching skills amongst faculty and fellows
To promote continuous programmatic and faculty improvement through continuous self-assessment and evaluation
To advance the quality of fellow education and training
To promote advanced, innovative training in advanced heart failure and transplant, mechanical circulatory support, and pulmonary hypertension
To improve the fellows exposure to short term mechanical circulatory support devices
To enhance the outpatient experience of care for patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices
To increase the fellows’ exposure to heart failure remote monitoring devices and pulmonary hypertension
To provide opportunities in scholarship (discovery, integration, application, and
dissemination) that will promote the development of life-long learning habits
and opportunities for professional growth.
The Cardiovascular Institute at the Allegheny Health Network Medical Education Consortium offers two positions for a one-year ACGME Accredited Fellowship Training Program in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology (AHFTC) at its flagship hospital, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH).
With 631 licensed beds, including separate 24-bed cardiac and CT surgical ICUs as well as a 24-bed step-down unit for advanced heart failure and pulmonary hypert