General Information:

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Chair: Ronald F Albrecht, M.D.
Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship Director: 

Mailing Address: 
Department of Anesthesiology 1740 West Taylor Street Suite 3200W
312 996-4020
312 996-4019

Application Process:

Please request application material from Sherri Cunningham 312 996-4020 or

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 3
Position(s) available 2012: 2
Position(s) available 2013: 1
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Avaible:

  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Basic Research
  • Clinical Clinical
  • Clinical Research

Annual Salary: 46,620
Minimum Length of Training: 12 month
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 11


Bradley A Fine, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology
Chanannait Paisansathan, M.D.
Perioperative TEE, Neurosurgical Anesthesia
David Mayer, M.D.
Education, Medical Safety and Errors
Jens P Kellermeier, M.D.
Perioperative TEE, Regional Anesthesia
Marsa Mitchell, M.D.
Perioperative TEE, Military Medicine
Ron Albrecht Jr., M.D.
Perioperative TEE, Anesthesia for Endovascular Surgery
Rose Campise-Luther, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology

Academic Program:

Fellow Conferences Frequency: weekly
Type: TEE, case presentation, cardiac anatomy with specimen
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: 2100
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:


Abstract: 3
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:
Book Chapters:
Other Publications:




Dedicated Research Time: variable
Echocardiography Instruction: daily
Critical Care Rotation: 1-2 month
Formal Course Work Available in: TEE conference in February
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: not specified

Clinical Program:

Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 232
Distribution of cases: CABG 38%, Valve 28%, Thoracic Aneurysm 10%, Congential 20%, Other 4%
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 150
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 87
Distribution of case:
Average Number of off-CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year:
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 246
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants Per Year:
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 85