Department and Faculty
More than 160 physicians make up Internal Medicine's Division of Cardiology at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Cardiologists provide the best possible care to patients with disorders of the heart, arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels in a highly integrated and cooperative group practice. Members of the division care for approximately 59,000 patients annually. Supported by many laboratories, subspecialty clinics, preventive health programs, and basic and clinical research programs. Through participation in continuing education programs, Mayo Clinic cardiologists offer patients the latest in new diagnostic techniques, drugs and interventions.
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
Each trainee is assigned a dedicated faculty advisor who facilitates acclimation to the training program, research endeavors and professional placement, as well as serves as an ombudsman for personal and professional matters. Trainees also are assigned a research mentor to pursue and publish clinical research, a requirement for program completion.
The Department of Internal Medicine invites many prominent academic faculty members to visit Mayo each year. They present their work at Medical Grand Rounds and other conferences and participate in hospital rounds. Once a year the Cardiovascular Division's fellows select and invite a nationally recognized specialist in cardiovascular diseases to come to Mayo for a visiting professorship. You will be encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.