General Information:

Institution Name: Emory University School of Medicine

Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Laureen Hill, MD
Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Michele L. Sumler, MD
Mailing Address:
1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

Phone: 404.778.5793
Program Coordinator: Dianne Lee
Phone: 404.778.5793

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 6
Additional Fellowship Training Available: Clinical/Basic Research; Clinical/Clinical Research; Clinical Research

Annual Salary: $75,586
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 29

Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:

  • Weekly Fellow Focused Didactics
  • Weekly echo reading sessions
  • Monthly cardiac M&M conference with CT surgery, anesthesia and critical care
  • Quarterly journal clubs Weekly Grand Rounds

Academic Fellow Activities:

In the previous 5 years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on:
Abstracts: 30, all fellows present abstracts at the SCA meeting
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 3
Book Chapters: 3
QI Projects: 30, all fellows participate in a yearly group QI project

Clinical Program:

Total Number of Procedures: 1,800
Number of CPB Procedures: 1,600
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 2,500
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 900
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 1,200
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 75
Major Vascular Procedures: 150
Operating Equipment Available: Phillips TEE machines