General Information:


Participates in SF Match: No

Department Chair: Dr. Andrew Shaw, MB FRCA FFICM FCCM MMHC

Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship Director: Dr. Angela Neufeld, MD FRCPC

Mailing Address:
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Alberta
2-150 Clinical Sciences Building (CSB), 8440 112 St NW
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G3 

Phone: 1.780.407.8861
Fax: 1.780.407.3200

Program Coordinator: Laura Kruzenga
Phone: 1.780.407.7361

General Program Information:

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

Comments: Eligibility: FRCP(C) certified or eligible (FACP, FRCA, FANZCA - require MCCEE plus provincial (CPSA) licensing/assessment Length: 12 months International graduates: yes (please see requirements on Dept website)

Annual Salary: $90 000 (CAD)
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 5

Education Program:

Conference Available to Fellows:

One major CV anesthesiology conference with reimbursement available (up to $3000 CAD).

Academic Program:

Perioperative TEE Conference: month (formal), daily (informal) Departmental Rounds: weekly (Sept-June) Combined CV Anesthesiology/Surgery Rounds: monthly Echocardiography Training: 4 weeks TTE training in echocardiography lab alongside cardiologists 9 months adult cardiac operating room perioperative TEE training Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology rotation: 9 months Includes: cardio thoracic OR experience, hybrid OR, cath lab, EP lab, CV-PAC CV-ICU rotation: 4 weeks Thoracics rotation: 4 weeks

Clinical Program:

Total Number of Procedures: 1,700
Number of CPB Procedures: 1500
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 1500+ (includes CABG, combined CABG/valve, valve procedures, heart transplant, mechanical support devices, TAVR, MitraClip, congenital)
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 80-90
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants: 116
Major Vascular Procedures: 82