Fellowship Curriculum


fellow_medstudent_200 The curriculum of the UAB Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program is designed to produce physicians who are clinically competent in the broad field of cardiovascular disease and highly effective in a variety of clinical settings; and who possess habits of life-long learning that assure continued growth in knowledge, skills and other aspects of a professional development.

Related Information

Key Competencies            Cardiac Consult Protocols
Program Goals                  Fellowship Manual
Learning Objectives          Methods of Evaluation

Mission Statement

The mission of the  UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease  Fellowship Program is to produce physicians who are
  • clinically competent in the broad field of cardiovascular disease
  • highly effective in a variety of clinical settings
  • life-long learners who possess the skills and habits needed for professional development as academicians

Key Competencies

The Fellowship Program is modeled on Six Key Competencies for physicians:

    1. Patient Care
    2. Medical Knowledge
    3. Professionalism
    4. Interpersonal & Communication Skills
    5. Systems-Based Practice
    6. Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Program Goals

The Program Goals of the UAB Cardiology Fellowship Program are to train:

  1. Clinically competent cardiologists
  2. Cardiologists who are highly effective in a variety of settings
  3. Cardiologists who are life-long learners with the habits and skills necessary for professional development

Learning Objectives

  1. Objectives that foster the training of clinically competent cardiologists
  2. Objectives that foster the efficacy of cardiologists working in a variety of clinical settings
  3. Objectives that foster the development of skills and habits of professional life-long learning in cardiovascular disease

Methods of Evaluation

The performance of each Cardiology Fellow is evaluated for each of the Six Key Competencies for each clinical rotation.
Overview
Cardiology Fellow Evaluation Form