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Northwestern University

 

General Information:
Chair: M. Christine Stock, MD

Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Andrew Feider, MD

Mailing Address:
Dept of Anesthesiology 251 E Huron St, F5-704
Chicago
Illinois
USA
312-926-8132
312-926-9206
Application Process:
Applications are considered from individuals who will have finished training in an ACGME-accredited anesthesiology residency prior to the start of fellowship. Details on the application process are available on our website: www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/anesthesiology/Education/fellowships/selection.html. Contact Ms. Carolyn Betts via email (cbetts@nmff.org) or telephone (312-926-8132) for further information.
General Program Information:
Number of positions: 3
Position(s) available 2012:
Position(s) available 2013:
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:
  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Clinical
Annual Salary: $61,131
Minimum Length of Training: 1 year
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 10
Faculty:
Abraham Gaupp
Andrew M. Baudo, MD
Director of Intraoperative TEE Services
Charles Shayan, MD
Critical Care Medicine
Hak Yui Wong, MD
Quality Management; Thoracic Anesthesia
Joshua C. Herborn, MD
3D TEE, Mechanical Assist Devices
Kinjal M. Patel, MD
HIT
Michael L. Ault, MD, FCCP, FCCM
Critical Care Medicine
Saadia S. Sherwani, MD
Section Chief; Transplantation, Inflammation
Wayne Soong, MD, FCCP
Program Director; Critical Care Medicine
Academic Program:
Fellow Conferences Frequency: Daily for first 2 months, then 1 per week
Type: Clinical, TEE, Journal Club, QM
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: Funding to attend the SCA Review & Update of Perioperative Echo
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:

Abstract: 13
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 5
Book Chapters:
Other Publications:


Comments:

Funding:
Dedicated Research Time: 1 day per week plus option for research elective
Echocardiography Instruction: Daily instruction intraoperatively with 2D and 3D TEE, Echo Rounds; 1 month
Critical Care Rotation: 1 month required per ACGME plus option for elective
Formal Course Work Available in: Pediatric cardiac anesthesiology, Echo Lab
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 4 months


Clinical Program:
Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 1000
Distribution of cases: 60% Valves, 25% CABG, 15 % Aortas
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 150
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 50
Distribution of case: 30% Off Pump CABG, 60% Thoracic Aneurysm, 10% AICD
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 25
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 750
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 20
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 400
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