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University of California, San Francisco

 

General Information:
Chair: Michael A. Gropper, MD, PhD
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Kevin Thornton, MD
Mailing Address:
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care Box 0464 505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco
California
USA
Ph: 415-353-1297
Fax: 415-353-1990
Application Process:
1. Please send letter of interest and CV to Bernadette.Martin@ucsf.edu 2. Potential candidates will be invited to submit formal application
General Program Information:
Number of positions: 1
Position(s) available 2017:
Position(s) available 2018: 1
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:
  • Clinical Only
Annual Salary: $61,508
Minimum Length of Training: 1 year
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 2
Faculty:
Charlene Swift, MD, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Adult Cardiac Anesthesia
James Ramsay, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Adult Cardiac Anesthesia
Jessica Tashjian, MD
Adult Cardiac Anesthesia/ Adult Thoracic Anesthesia/Adult Heart Lung Transplant

Kevin Thornton, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Kevin.Thornton@ucsf.edu
Adult Cardiac Anesthesia / Critical Care Medicine / Advanced Perioperative TEE

Lundy J. Campbell, MD
Clinical Professor/ Chief, Adult Cardiac Anesthesia / Critical Care Medicine
Lundy.Campbell@ucsf.edu
Transesophageal Echocardiography/Adult Cardiac anesthesia/Critical Care Medicine/Adult Thoracic Anesthesia

Nichlesh Patel, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Nichlesh.Patel@ucsf.edu
Adult Heart Lung Transplant/Adult Cardiac Anesthesia/Echocardiography

Victor Ng, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Victor.Ng@ucsf.edu
Adult Heart Lung Transplant/Adult Cardiac Anesthesia/Echocardiography

Vanessa Henke, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Vanessa.Henke@ucsf.edu
Adult Cardiac Anesthesia/Critical Care Medicine

Wilson Cui, MD, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Wilson.Cui@ucsf.edu
Adult Heart Lung Transplant/Adult Cardiac Anesthesia/EchocardiographyHung Nguyen, MD

Academic Program:
Fellow Conferences Frequency: weekly
Type: Echo
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: Yes
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:

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Comments:

Funding:
Dedicated Research Time: 1 day per week
Echocardiography Instruction: OR/Cardiology
Critical Care Rotation: 4 weeks
Formal Course Work Available in:
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 16 weeks


Clinical Program:
Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 400
Distribution of cases: 50% CABG, 20 Valves, 10% Thoracic Aneurysm, 20% Congenital
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 172
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 41
Distribution of case:
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 8
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 574
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 20
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 45
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