Department and Faculty
The cardiology team at Mayo Clinic in Arizona provides high quality, comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic cardiology care to patients. In addition to general cardiology, the department provides all specialty services and uses leading-edge techniques to treat its patients.
Division members are organized into a variety of subspecialty groups, each of which focuses on a particular segment of cardiology or vascular medicine. Their specific expertise is a resource for everyone, enabling the entire division to stay at the leading edge of change in cardiology and vascular medicine.
While you are training at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, your practical experience will span the spectrum of cardiology services and patients.
On average each year, the Cardiovascular Unit at Mayo Clinic in Arizona:
- Handles more than 90,000 patient cases
- Performs more than 45,000 ECGs
- Performs more than 20,000 echo procedures
Mayo Clinic Hospital, part of Mayo Clinic in Arizona, cares for more than 1,200 patients in their catheterization laboratory and performs more than 1,000 electrophysiology procedures.
The number of patients seen and the wide range of procedures provides for an exceptional cardiovascular learning experience.
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.
In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their field. You will have direct access to the Cardiology faculty at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota throughout your training.
Advisors and Mentors
You will be assigned a faculty advisor who can provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. Your advisor also will serve as a contact point, introducing you and your family to Rochester and the Mayo Clinic system.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during noon and/or morning lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You will be encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.