General Information

Website: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/education/graduate-medical-education/prospective-fellows/adult-cardiothoracic-fellowship-program.aspx

Participates in SF Match: Yes

Chair: Michael Eaton, MD
Email: michael_eaton@urmc.rochester.edu

Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Brandon Lebow, MD
Email: brandon_lebow@urmc.rochester.edu​

Mailing Address:
University of Rochester Medical Ctr.
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 604
Rochester, NY 14642

Phone: 585.275.2143
Fax: 585.276.0122

Program Coordinator: Catherine Ercolamento
Phone: 585.275.2143
Email: catherine_ercolamento@urmc.rochester.edu


General Program Information:

Number of positions: 2
Additional Fellowship Training Available: Clinical/Clinical Research

Annual Salary: $66,497
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 10


Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:

  • ​ACTA Clinical Management Seminars - Weekly
  • Perioperative Echocardiography Seminars - Monthly
  • Multidisciplinary Cardiac Surgery and Anesthesiology Journal Club - Quarterly
  • Structural Heart Procedure and Cardiac Surgery Q/A meetings- Monthly
  • Echocardiography Physics Workshops - Quarterly
  • "Perfusion Education Day" at SUNY Upstate Perfusion School - Annually
  • Multidisciplinary Porcine Cardiac Dissection Lab with Echo Correlates - Annually
  • Point of Care Ultrasound Education Days - Quarterly
  • Point of Care Ultrasound Seminars - Monthly
  • Physician Wellness Seminars - Multiple times annually
  • Patient Safety Lectures - Multiple times annually
  • Mock Oral Examinations - as needed
  • Group Echo reading sessions - as needed

Fellows are invited to weekly lectures from Departments of Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, and Critical Care when they are available to attend.


Academic Fellow Activities:

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


Clinical Program:

Total Number of Procedures: 1,200 - 1,500
Number of CPB Procedures: 908
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 876
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 7
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 1006
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 20