The noninvasive fellowship program consists of an opportunity in preventive cardiology. In the aggregate, twenty fellows have successfully completed the one year program.
The noninvasive fellowship program is designed as a one year commitment.
Prerequisite training and selection criteria:
Completion of an ACGME Internal Medicine Residency program or completion of ACGME Cardiovascular Fellowship program. Factors for acceptance include recommendations, reputation of the training institution, personal experience, and probability that the trainee will both contribute to and benefit from the program.
Goals and objectives for training. Educational purposes:
The clinical experiences in Preventive Cardiology teach fellows how to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk by providing expert training in lipid management, hypertension treatment, management of adult onset diabetes, exercise physiology and behavioral management of weight control.
Fellows also learn about the cardiovascular rehabilitation program:
Fellows are involved in conducting trials and research projects in preventive cardiology to learn the appropriate design and conduction of projects, data analysis and presentation of data.
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