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Department of Cardiovascular Disease

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SUNY DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER

                 
 
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Curriculum:

 

Sample Schedule

Sample Schedule

(First Year):

CCU/Consult/Chest Pain Unit (CPU)/Cardiac Progressive Care Unit (CPCU – heart failure, arrhythmia, NSTEMI, etc.) – 4 months

Non-Invasive Lab – 4 months

Catheterization Lab – 2 months

EPS lab – 1

Sample Schedule

(Second Year):

CCU/Consult/Chest Pain Unit (CPU)/Cardiac Progressive Care Unit (CPCU – heart failure, arrhythmia, NSTEMI, etc.) – 3 months

Non-Invasive Lab – 3 months

Catheterization Lab – 3 months

EPS lab – 1 month

Research – 1 month

Sample Schedule

(Third Year):

CCU/Consult/Chest Pain Unit (CPU)/Cardiac Progressive Care Unit (CPCU – heart failure, arrhythmia, NSTEMI, etc.) – 4 months

Non-Invasive Lab – 2 months

Catheterization Lab – 4 months

EPS lab – 1

 

 

Conference Schedule:                                        

 Essentials of Cardiology

8:00 a.m.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays in July

Lectures given by SUNY-HSCB Faculty

 

Covering cardiology emergencies, basics and other information essential to new fellows in Cardiology

September Noon Lectures at KCHC Cardiology Faculty series for Residents

 Case presentation series for Residents in Medicine.  Basics of cardiac Pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment are covered

 Pathophysiology Course

Cardiology Lectures given by SUNY-HSCB Faculty

 Cardiology lecture series component to second year medical students

 Catheterization-Angioplasty Conference

3:30 p.m.

Mondays

 Cases from the previous week are presented and discussed.  Attended by Faculty, Fellows and Cardiac Surgery Residents

 Radiation Safety Course – KCHC

7:00 a.m.

Tuesdays

 

Radiology Lecture series on the essential of Radiation Safety in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

 Non-Invasive Conference

12:00 noon

Tuesdays

 Patient case-based conference with interesting non-invasive studies from the previous week are presented for discussion

 Electrophysiology Conference

8:00 a.m.

Wednesdays

 Ongoing reviews and updates in CCEP, interesting cases are presented for discussion

 Journal Club

12:00 noon

First, Third and Fifth Thursdays

 Recent articles from cardiology literature are presented by fellows for reviewing analysis and discussion

 Board/SAP Review

Monday and Wednesdays

8:00 a.m.

 

 Begins in April of each year around the

Board exams Nuclear, Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Disease

 Seminars in Cardiovascular Medicine

5:00 p.m.

Wednesdays

 Program Director presents current topics in Cardiology (basic and clinical). Fellows= Self-Assessment is a regular component

 EPS Journal Club

5:00 p.m.

Fourth Wednesday

 Recent articles from EPS literature are presented by EPS Fellow

Principles of Research Methodology Course

5:00PM, 16 Wednesdays throughout the year

Didactic sessions with interactive components led by Faculty of the Division and the School of Public Health and focused on study design, hypothesis generation, avoidance of biases, principles of scientific paper writing, etc.

                                                     

   

 

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