Clinical Training & Locations
Fellowship training occurs over the course of one year. Training is conducted in compliance with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) program requirements for general fellowship education in the subspecialties of Internal Medicine and the specific requirements for fellowship education in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.
Training takes place at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the adjacent Cincinnati VA Medical Center.
The UC Medical Center has over 700 beds, a wide variet of clinics, and a Level 1 Trauma Center that directs two Air Care helicopters. The hospital has 3 cardiac catherization laboratories, a separate electrophysiology laboratory (2nd laboratory scheduled to open in the fall of 2013), an echocardiography laboratory, a stress testing and nuclear cardiac perfusion imaging laboraty, and a heart failure/transplantation clinic. Continuity clinic for the clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellow is conducted in the UC Medical Arts Buidling.
The VA Medical Center is a 116 bed facility with a combined cardiac catherization and electrophysiology laboratory, an echocardiography laboratory, and a stress testing laboratory. Nuclear cardiac perfusion imaing is provided by the Radiology Department.
The clinical cardiac electrophysiology fellow is offered the opportunity for an elective at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's eletrophysiology laboratory. The fellows' experince procedures that focus on the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias in children and adults born with congenital heart disease. Cincinnati Children's electrophysiology laboratory provides the fellows with the latest cutting edge experience with growing population of adults with congenital heart disease.
All fellows will achieve the procedure requirements as outlined by the American Board of Internal Medicine for Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.