Overview

Program description

The two-year Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, provides comprehensive training in the basics of cardiac electrophysiology, complex mapping and ablation procedures, device implantation, device extraction and resynchronization, therapy device implantation and troubleshooting.

A variety of mapping and ablation procedures for atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation and supraventricular tachycardia are part of the daily experience. There is significant exposure to advanced mapping and navigation systems, as well as new therapy, techniques and devices.

This advanced fellowship is a two-year accredited training program. During the year, there are numerous didactic programs where the focus varies from device troubleshooting to complex electrograms analysis and general electrophysiology curricular lectures.

Accreditation

The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic fulfills the training requirements as defined by the American Board of Internal Medicine. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Certification

After successfully completing the program, graduates are eligible to take the subspecialty Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Certification Exam offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Program history

The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic began in 1995. Since that time, more than 60 physicians have completed training. It is anticipated that four fellows will complete training in this program annually.

March 02, 2017