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UMDNJ-SOM ~ South Jersey Heart Group, P.C. Cardiology Fellowship Program

 

Curriculum:

 

Core Curriculum

The cardiology fellowship training program of the UMDNJ-SOM is an AOA approved three-year program designed to provide excellence in training in the diseases of the cardiovascular system.
Our program meets and exceeds the requirements of the basic standards for training in cardiology as developed by the ACOI and approved by the AOA.  Intrinsic to the standards of training is an emphasis on the recommendations of the American College of Cardiology / American Heart Association / American College of Osteopathic Physicians / American College of Physicians recommendations as delineated in the COCATS documents.

 

Training Tracks

This program will offer two tracks of training, a non-invasive clinical cardiology track and an invasive/non-invasive track leading to independent operator status in diagnostic heart catheterization and angiography.  Additionally, training in the invasive track will satisfy the pre-requisites needed for further training in interventional cardiology should the trainee elect to pursue it and both tracks provide the pre-requisites for further training in non-invasive or electrophysiology training.

    Non-Invasive Track Invasive Track
9 Months clinical cardiology
5 Months cardiac/surgical/intensive care
8 Months nuclear cardiology/ECG/Stress testing
6 Months echocardiography
4 Months cardiac cath lab
2 Months electrophysiology
2 Months electives
(Includes vacation and nuclear certification)
8 Months clinical cardiology
5 Months cardiac/surgical/intensive care
4 Months nuclear cardiology/ECG/Stress testing
6 Month echocardiography
10 Months cardiac cath lab
2 Months electrophysiology
1 Month elective
(Includes vacation and nuclear certification)