Fellows must demonstrate
knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and
cognate (e.g. epidemiological and social-behavioral) sciences and the
application of this knowledge to patient care.
- Fellows will assist in conducting rounds on inpatient services and/or present patients directly thereby allowing the supervising attending physician to assess their medical knowledge as it relates to specific patient cases.
- Fellows will provide periodic didactic teaching sessions for the house staff on inpatient teaching rounds.
- Fellows are expected to develop a reading system that will facilitate a broad knowledge base of cardiology. This reading system should include major cardiology texts, landmark clinical trials, and current literature published in common cardiology journals.
- Fellows will present at a variety of weekly conferences, including Echo and Cath Conference.
- Fellows will give a formal grand rounds lecture yearly during their fellowship.
- Fellows will present an article yearly at Journal Club.
- Fellows will maintain a thorough procedure log to document technical skills training.
- Fellows are expected to attend at least 80% of teaching conferences that are designed to cover a thorough curriculum in cardiovascular diseases.
- Each fellow will have the opportunity to attend a national meeting during their fellowship.
- Fellows present patients to the attending and are directly observed while performing invasive procedures.