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Curriculum

The Interventional Cardiology Fellowship program enrolls two trainees for a period of twelve continuous months. All applicants entering interventional cardiology must have completed a cardiovascular disease program accredited by the ACGME. In all clinical experiences, fellows must:

  1. Participate in pre-procedural planning, including the indications for the procedure and the selection of the appropriate procedure or instruments.
  2. Perform the critical technical manipulations of the procedure.
  3. Demonstrate substantial involvement in post-procedure care.
  4. Be supervised by teaching faculty responsible for the procedure.
Facilities and Resources: NSUH LIJ
Diagnostic Laboratory Services
Imaging    

Cardiac radionuclide laboratories

Surgery and Pathology

   

Cardiac surgery program

 active  active

Cardiac surgery intensive care unit

Other Facilities, Resources, or Support Services    

Interventional procedures performed/year

  2800*  1800*

Cardiac fluoroscopic equipment

GE  GE

Recording devices

 MacLab  MacLab

Resuscitative equipment in cath labs

Cardiac intensive care unit

Radiation safety expertise (suggested)

Hematology expertise (suggested)

Pharmacology expertise (suggested)

Adult congenital heart disease expertise (suggested)

 NA  NA

Research laboratories (suggested)

 NA  NA

Outpatient program for follow-up care

Patient Population  mixed  mixed
*Yearly average based on NY State Department of Health PCI Data from 2006-2008.

 

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