Program Description
The Advanced Vascular Medicine Fellowship will develop competency in the evaluation and treatment of peripheral and cerebral vascular disease and the appropriate use of noninvasive and invasive assessment of these problems.

The fellowship will follow these objectives:

  • To understand the mechanisms of and the management of lymphedema
  • To understand the mechanisms and appropriate therapy and investigation of deep venous thrombosis
  • To understand the evaluation and management of coronary artery disease in association with peripheral vascular disease
  • To understand the investigation and management of peripheral arterial disease in the setting of atherosclerosis

Your training program can be customized to meet your individual career goals. You will work closely with a highly experienced and knowledgeable clinical and research faculty.

Mayo Clinic has a long-standing tradition of practicing both the art and science of medicine. Physicians, scientists, residents, students, nurses and allied health staff members work as a team at Mayo Clinic. Our staff clinicians and scientists are called consultants in recognition of their teaching and mentoring role on the team.

Mayo Clinic's favorable faculty ratio, large patient population and state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities combine to create a truly integrated educational experience. The "Mayo Clinic way" of graduate medical education ensures you will have the finest teaching and the broadest patient care experience possible during a busy, hands-on fellowship.

The training program fulfills the requirements for vascular medicine subspecialty training as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Graduate Medical Education.

When you complete this training, you will be eligible for the American Board of Internal Medicine subspecialty examination in vascular cardiology medicine.

Program History
The Cardiology, Vascular Medicine Fellowship began in 1995, and since that time, more than 9 physicians have completed training. It is anticipated that between one and two fellows will complete training in this program annually.

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