General Information:


Faculty List:

Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Ansgar Brambrink, MD, PhD

Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Maya Jalbout Hastie, MD


Mailing Address:

Department of Anesthesiology
630 W 168th street P&S Box 46 
New York NY, 10032

Phone: 212.342.2210 
Fax: 212.342.2211

Program Coordinator: Monica Roberts

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 7

Additional Fellowship Training Available: Clinical/Basic Research; Clinical/Clinical Research

Annual Salary: $83,530

Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 34

Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:


Didactic lectures:

  • Multidisciplinary lectures covering topic relevant to the practice of ACTA
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease case conferences, twice a month, led by congenital HD cardiologists
  • Given by faculty from ACTA division, from other divisions and other departments (cardiology, surgery)

Journal Club:

  • Review of current topics relevant to ACTA practice with a focus on evaluation of study design and results interpretation 
  • Bi-monthly
  • Led by fellows, moderated by ACTA faculty

TEE didactics:

  • Lectures to prepare for proficiency in perioperative acquisition and interpretation of TEE; prepare for certification examination in advanced perioperative TEE
  • Weekly
  • Led by Drs. Shanewise and Wu

TEE case presentations

  • Case presentations and discussion of interesting TEE studies
  • Weekly
  • Led by fellows, moderated by ACTA faculty

Mortality & Morbidity conferences

  • Combined cardiothoracic surgery, anesthesiology and CCM review of M&M
  • Once a month


  • Departmental Grand rounds and Critical Care Grand Rounds
  • Departmental Research meetings (weekly) and ACTA clinical research group meetings (monthly)


  • Financial and time support provided for participation and/or attendance of regional and national conferences

Academic Fellow Activities:

In the previous 5 years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on:

Abstracts: Yes

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: Yes

Book Chapters: Yes

Other Publications: Yes

QI Projects: Yes

Clinical Program:

Number of CPB Procedures: 1,800

Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 100

Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 700

Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 120

Major Vascular Procedures: 100