Below you will find sample schedules for the first and second year of the University of Michigan Cardiology Fellowship. The third year varies depending on the research or subspecialty interest of each fellow. Fellows often use this year to pursue investigational research, but in the case of fellows pursuing careers in intervention or imaging, they may begin clinical training during this year.
Cardiac Electrophysiology (VA)
Outpatient Heart Failure/Transplantation
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Cardiology Consults (VA)
Cardiac Catheterization (VA)
Cardiovascular Surgery ICU
Inpatient Heart Failure/Transplant
Vascular and Preventive Cardiology
In addition to the above rotations, fellows maintain continuity clinics at Michigan Medicine and the VA Health System.
Michigan Medicine includes the U-M Medical School, with its Faculty Group Practice and many research laboratories; North Campus Research Complex, the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers, which includes University Hospital, Frankel Cardiovascular Center, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital, 120 outpatient clinics and approximately 40 health centers
Its hospitals have 925 licensed beds. As a tertiary care center, UMHS has 179 intensive care unit (ICU) beds, giving it one of the highest numbers of ICU beds in the country. UMHS is also a high-volume surgical center with a total of 66 operating rooms.
Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor
The Veterans Affairs (VA) Ann Arbor Healthcare System is a major referral institution within the Veterans Health Agency. It is responsible for providing primary, secondary, and tertiary care to veterans residing in the lower peninsula of Michigan and also Northwestern Ohio. It operates 105 acute care beds and 40 Community Living Center (extended care) beds. More than 550,000 outpatient visits are made to its facilities yearly.