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Cardiovascular Disease FellowshipProgram Facts

Overview

Our three-year Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship educates and guides 18 fellows each year at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center and Aurora Sinai Medical Center. We accept six fellows per year to join our dynamic program.

Fellows receive 36 months of clinical cardiology on a block schedule consisting of 13 blocks per year.

Training Facilities

Our clinical campuses, Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center and Aurora Sinai Medical Center, provide a rich and challenging training experience.

St. Luke’s is a global leader in heart health innovation and care. We boast the nation’s first and Wisconsin’s only 24/7/365 STEMI program to provide immediate treatment.

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Curriculum

First year

  • St. Luke’s CICU – 3 months (1 in first half; 2 in second half)
  • St. Luke’s consults – 2 months
  • Sinai consults – 2 months
  • St. Luke’s echo – 2 months
  • Research – 1 month (2nd half of year)
  • Sinai nuclear/echo – 1 month (1st half of year)
  • St. Luke’s nuclear – 1 month (1st half of year)
  • 13th block will be divided equally amongst

Second year

  • Cath lab – 6 months
  • EP – 2 months
  • Heart failure – 2 months
  • Echo – 1 month
  • Nuclear – 1 month
  • Dr. Tajik rotation – 1 month

Third year (required)

  • Sinai non-invasive – 1 month
  • Cath lab – 1 month
  • EP – 1 month
  • SLMC CCU – 1 month (all in first half of year)
  • SLMC TEE – 1 month
  • Electives – 6 months (echo, cath, HF, EP, pulmonary hypertension)

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Faculty Publications

Our Cardiovascular Disease fellows and faculty regularly publish reviews, books and research. They also present at several national conferences during the year.

Explore our most recent publications and scholarly activities.

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Salary & Benefits

Aurora Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship values our fellows. This is why we offer a competitive salary, comprehensive health coverage (for you and your eligible dependents) and many other perks.

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Apply to the Fellowship

See information about requirements and the application process for the Aurora Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship.

Contact Us

Request information or connect with our program coordinator.

Cardiology Scholarship

Read selected works from Aurora Cardiovascular Disease fellows.

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