Curriculum

Clinical training

During the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship, you are responsible for performing and interpreting electrophysiological studies with the responsible consultant. Regular teaching sessions are given by staff consultants.

Rotation schedule

Two to three days each week, you are expected to:

  • Examine each patient coming to the Electrophysiology Laboratory, interpret the results of the procedure and enter the results into an electronic database
  • Pursue clinical research in the area of electrophysiology

Call frequency

No weekday call is required, but one weekend a month on call is mandatory.

Moonlighting

You may moonlight with program director approval. Moonlighting should not interfere with the required learning and must not violate the duty-hour rules of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or visa regulations.

Research training

You are required to conduct scholarly activity during your fellowship and submit two manuscripts for peer review.

Didactic training

Clinical conferences, seminars, small discussion groups, journal clubs and one-on-one instruction are integral parts of this fellowship.

Teaching opportunities

Opportunities are available for you to teach rotating residents and medical students.

Evaluation

To ensure that you acquire adequate knowledge and develop the appropriate technical skills to meet program expectations, your performance is monitored carefully during the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship. You are formally evaluated by supervising faculty members on a regular basis and meet with the program director to review these evaluations. In addition, you regularly evaluate the faculty to confirm that your educational goals are being met.

June 20, 2017