General Information:

Chair: Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, M.D.


Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Michael Andrawes, M.D.


Mailing Address:

Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, & Pain Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit Street, Jackson 4




(617) 869-9898

(617) 726-5985

Application Process:

Applications will be considered from all qualified individuals who will have completed an approved clinical anesthesia residency prior to the start of the fellowship. The Massachusetts General Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Contact Tina Toland, MHA at You can download the application form directly using this link:

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 5

Position(s) available 2012: 5

Position(s) available 2013: 5

Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:

  • Clinical Only

Annual Salary: Based upon PGY 5 level

Minimum Length of Training: 12 months

Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 35

Academic Program:

Fellow Conferences Frequency: Minimum of 2 per week

Type: Lectures, TEE review, case conferences

Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: 1 meeting per year

In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:



Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

Book Chapters:

Other Publications:




Funding: Divisional funds available for selected independent fellowship research projects.

Dedicated Research Time: Variable depending on rotation

Echocardiography Instruction: One month dedicated to echocardiography with option for a 2nd month

Critical Care Rotation: One month in Cardiac Surgical ICU

Formal Course Work Available in: Boston Children's Hospital, West Roxbuty VA Medical Center.

Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: 20%

Clinical Program:

Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 1100

Distribution of cases: CABG 58%, Valve & Valve/CABG 29%, Aortic reconstruction 5%, Congenital hear

Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 101

Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 4

Distribution of case:

Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year:

Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 15

Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year: 28

Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 18