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.
A typical schedule in the fellowship includes:
- Two to three days each week, you train in procedures in the Electrophysiology Laboratory. You are expected to perform an examination on each patient coming to the laboratory, interpret the results of the procedure and enter these results into an electronic database.
- Two to three days each week, you are expected to pursue clinical research in the area of electrophysiology.
Clinical conferences, seminars, small discussion groups, journal clubs and one-on-one instruction are integral parts of this fellowship.
You are required to conduct some type of scholarly activity during your fellowship.
Call is not required.
To ensure that you acquire adequate knowledge and develop your technical skills, your performance is monitored carefully during the Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship. You are evaluated formally by your supervising faculty member and meet with the program director to review these evaluations.
In addition, you regularly evaluate the faculty to ensure that your educational needs are being met.