Weekly ACTA Fellowship Core Lecture series
Weekly Combined Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiology, Radiology, and Cardiac Anesthesiology Case Conference
Monthly Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology Morbidity and Mortality Conference
Monthly Multidisciplinary Cardiothoracic Surgery, Anesthesiology, Nursing, and Perfusion Quality and Education Conference
Weekly Cardiovascular ICU and Critical Care Medicine Didactic Series
Weekly Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine Grand Rounds
Daily TEE Review Sessions
Fellows are also encouraged to take advantage of the rich collaborative and entrepreneurial environment that the Stanford community has to offer. Opportunities include open lectures at the business, law, and engineering schools as well as seminars and workshops in grant writing and professional development.
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support:
Support for presentation of accepted abstracts at the SCA Annual Meeting
Funding to attend Perioperative TEE review course
Educational expense account
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 10
Book Chapters: 5
Other Publications: 8
Dedicated Research Time: Individualized.
Echocardiography Instruction: Fellows receive hands-on intra-operative echocardiography instruction on a daily basis as well as weekly didactic instruction by cardiology and cardiothoracic anesthesia faculty. Fellows will have access to comprehensive 2-D and 3-D TEE imaging platforms in all cardiac operating rooms (Philips), a hospital-wide Xcelera Cardiovascular Ultrasound Image management platform, and a simulation center with a TTE and TEE simulator for education.
Critical Care Rotation: 3 months in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
Formal Course Work Available in: Biostatistics, Critical Care Medicine, Echocardiography, Vascular Anesthesia, Thoracic Anesthesia, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Anesthesia for Electrophysiology and Cardiac Cath Lab procedures, Perfusion, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, and Anesthesia for high-risk non-cardiac operations.
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: Determined by the fellowship goals.