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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


General Information:
Chair: Zvi Grunwald, M.D.
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Linda Sundt, M.D.
Mailing Address:
Department of Anesthesiology 111 S. 11th Streeet 8490 Gibbon Bldg
Application Process:
1. Contact the Department of Anesthesiology and request an application for CT anesthesiology fellowship, or anesthesiology fellowship, or 2. E-mail suzanne.mccade@jefferson.edu to request information or application.
General Program Information:
Number of positions: 0
Position(s) available 2012: 1
Position(s) available 2013: 1
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:
  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Basic Research
  • Clinical Clinical
Annual Salary: $51,500 plus benefits
Minimum Length of Training: One Year
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 6
Bruce Asam, MD
General Cardiothoracic and Vascular
David Maguire, MD
Transesophageal Echocardiography
Elia Elia, M.D.
General Cardiothoracic and Vascular
Larry Kim, M.D.
General Cardiothoracic and Vascular
Linda Sundt, MD
General Cardiothoracic and Vascular
Rehana Jan, MD
Acute Pain Management
Stephen Bader, M.D.
General Cardiothoracic and Vascular
Stephen McNulty, DO
Transesophageal Echocardiography
Valerie Armstead, MD
Pediatrics, Basic Science Reasearch
Academic Program:
Fellow Conferences Frequency: 2 per week
Type: Echocardiography; Clinical
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: 1 per year
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:

Abstract: 9
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 4
Book Chapters:
Other Publications:


Dedicated Research Time: as needed
Echocardiography Instruction: Eight months
Critical Care Rotation: Two months
Formal Course Work Available in: Four months
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities:

Clinical Program:
Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 600
Distribution of cases: 55% CABG, 25% Valves, 5% Thoracic Aneurysms, 15% Congenital
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 200
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 60
Distribution of case: 100% off-pump CABG
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 20
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 300
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year:
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 400
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