University of Rochester Medical Center

General Information:
Chair: Michael P. Eaton, MD
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Ellen Dailor, M.D.
Mailing Address:
601 Elmwood Avenue Anesthesiology Box 604
New York
Telephone: 585-275-2143
Fax: 585-244-7271
Application Process:
Contact Cathy Ercolamento, Administrator ( for an application.  Return the completed application, CV, personal statement and 3 letters of recommendation to her. You must also register for the SanFransisco Match @ (see
General Program Information:
Number of positions: 2

Position(s) available 2014: 2
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:
  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Basic Research
  • Clinical Clinical
Annual Salary: $58,472
Minimum Length of Training: One Year
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 7
Christopher A. Mills, MD
Invasive hemodynamic monitoring
David H. Stern, M.D.
Adult Cardiac Anesthesia and echocardiography
Dawn Sweeney, MD
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Ellen M. Dailor, MD
Clinical cardiac anesthesia/transesophageal echocardiography
Janine R. Shapiro, M.D.
Adult Cardiac Anesthesia, Education, Patient safety
Laurent G. Glance, M.D.
Clinical Anesthesia care of adult heart/research on qualiting reporting
Michael P. Eaton, M.D.
Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia/Research/Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Andrew Sifain, MD
cardiac, vascular, thoracic
Academic Program:
Fellow Conferences Frequency: Minimum one conference a week
Type: Lectures, conferences,seminars and journal club
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: $1,000.00 for educational allowance and 5 days for conferences
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 3
Book Chapters:
Other Publications: 1


Funding: Hospital
Dedicated Research Time: Up to 2 months
Echocardiography Instruction: 2-3 months
Critical Care Rotation: one month
Formal Course Work Available in: Research
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 4 months

Clinical Program:
Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 800
Distribution of cases: 25% Congenital, 30% Valves, 40% CABG; 5% Other
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 400
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 130
Distribution of case: 80% off-pump CABG, 15% thoracic aneurysms, 5% AICD
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 65
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 700
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 12
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 600
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