School of Medicine

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program




Monthly Cardiology Formal Lecture and Board Review Series 

Electrophysiology (Arrhythmia Substrates and Intro to the EP study) 

Cardiac catheterization basics 

Cardiac critical care introduction

Cardiomyopathies, heart failure and heart transplantation

Congenital Heart Disease in the Adolescent and Adult-

Cardiac pharmacology

Operative considerations (bypass, circulatory arrest, etc)

Cardiac Genetics  

Acquired Heart Disease

Syncope and Sudden death

Hematologic considerations (use of anticoagulants and anti-platelet agents)

Preventative cardiology/ hyperlipidemia and its pharmacology


Additional Didactics

Echo Lecture Series:  Mondays 4:00-5:00 pm

Cath/ EP Lab Series:  Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 pm 

Cardiac Physiology and Cardiac intensive Care Management:  At discretion of CICU staff

Breakfast and Learn (Case Based Series): Thursdays at 7-8 am

Board Review Series: monthly on Tuesdays 7-8 am

Heart Failure and Transplantation Series:  Once per month

Journal Club:  Every other month on Friday afternoon

Pathology: Monthly on Tuesdays


Clinical Conferences

Daily formal CICU/ in-patient Cardiology sign-out

Formal weekly sign-out:  Mondays 8:45 a.m.  (fellows/cardiology faculty)

Case Management Conference:  Thursdays 4-6 pm (Full Heart Center team)

Weekly Surgical Case Review:  Fridays 3-4 pm (Full Heart Center team)

Heart Center/ CICU M&M-  Wednesdays 3-4 pm once per month

Cath/EP M&M- Wednesdays 3-4 pm once per quarter


Shared, Interdivisional Core Fellowship Lecture Topics 

IRB process/Research 


Quality Improvement Curriculum  

Ethics/Pain management 

Culture of Safety/Patient Safety 

Business of medicine



Academic Promotion

Financial skills



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