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Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

 

General Information:
Chair: Christine Fratzola, MD
Email: 
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Antonio Chiricolo, MD

Mailing Address:
Coordinator: Elaine Iwachiw Department of Anesthesia, 125 Paterson Street, Suite 3100, CAB

New Brunswick
New Jersey
USA
(732) 235-6153
(732) 235-5100
Application Process:
All inquires to: Administrative Assistant, Doreen M. Stillwell doreen.stillwell@rutgers.edu. To obtain an application please visit our website http://rwjms.rutgers.edu/departments_institutes/anesthesiology/fellowship/apply.html or by calling (732) 235-6153, and return application and 3 letters of recommendation to the administrative assistant. Only completed packets are considered for an interview. One should be from your Program Director if you are in your residency or a colleague who knows you well.
General Program Information:
Number of positions: 2
Position(s) available 2015: 
Position(s) available 2016:
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:
  • Clinical Only
Annual Salary: http://rwjms.umdnj.edu/education/GME/for_residents
Minimum Length of Training: 12 months
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 7
Faculty:
Chiricolo, Antonio
jetcolo7@gmail.com

Chyu, Darrick
Darrick.chyu@gmail.com
Denes Papp
Echo, Minimally Invasive, TAVI
Denny, John
TEE, diastolic dysfunction, SICU Intensivist
Grubb, William
TEE, Pain Management
Pantin, Enrique
TEE, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Solina, Alann
alsolina@mac.com
Nitric Oxide, TEE, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Academic Program:
Fellow Conferences Frequency: 1 per week
Type: Formal lectures
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: Not Available
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:

Abstract: 7
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
Book Chapters: 2
Other Publications:


Comments:

Funding:
Dedicated Research Time: None
Echocardiography Instruction: lecture series, Hands on training, 2 week rotation
Critical Care Rotation: 4 weeks
Formal Course Work Available in: Perfusion, Cath lab, Cardiology, Echo Lab
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 25%


Clinical Program:
Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 940
Distribution of cases: 440 CABG, 79 CABG/valves, 125 MICS
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 350
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 20
Distribution of case:
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 5
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 70
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 8
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 140
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