The Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, has 17 cardiologists and one Ph.D. researcher dedicated to outstanding patient care and innovation in translational and clinical research related to disorders of the heart, arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels.
Patient care is supported by many laboratories, sub-subspecialty clinics and preventive health programs. Our colleagues in the Department of Transplantation include four advanced heart failure and transplant cardiologists with whom we collaborate very closely. In total, Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida employs 21 full- or part-time cardiologists and one emeritus cardiologist.
The field of cardiology and vascular medicine is dynamic. New diagnostic techniques, drugs and interventions are continuously being introduced. Department members are organized into a variety of subspecialty groups. Each group focuses on a particular segment of cardiology or vascular medicine. Their specific expertise is a resource for everyone and enables the entire department to stay at the leading edge of change in cardiology and vascular medicine.
The physicians in cardiology and vascular medicine work closely with a variety of other groups to provide care for patients. While you are training at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida, your practical experience will span the spectrum of cardiovascular services and patients.
In addition to caring for patients, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields. You have direct access to the cardiovascular faculty at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus throughout your training.
Advisers and mentors
You are assigned a faculty adviser who can provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. Your adviser also serves as a contact point, introducing you and your family to the Mayo Clinic system.
Prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during lectures and occasionally participate in hospital rounds. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.
Nov. 05, 2015