Patient Care Rotations


patient_care_200 The Division of Cardiovascular Disease's standard 3 year clinical program is designed to provide Fellows with the required number of months of patient care rotations, along with clinical electives and research time. It provides Level 1 exposure to MRI, and Level 2 skills in echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, and nuclear cardiology. The EP track consists of 2 years of clinical training and 1 year basic training.

Each service is staffed by a teaching team comprised of:
  • Attending faculty physician(s)
  • Fellows
  • Internal Medicine Residents
  • Medical Students

Attending Physicians

General Cardiology Faculty & Attending Physicians
Faculty by Section

Rotations

Cardiac Catheterization (UAB & BVAMC)
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Echocardiography (UAB & BVAMC)
Electrophysiology
Nuclear Cardiology

Rotation Electives

Overview
Cardiovascular Surgery
Cardiovascular Transplantation
Pediatric Cardiology
Peripheral Vascular Surgery
Advanced Training Electives

Cardiology Clinical Teaching
Services

Overview

Inpatient - University Hospital

UAB Cardiology Consult Service
UAB Arrhythmia Consult Service
UAB Advanced Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplantation Service
UAB Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

Inpatient - Birmingham Veteran's Administration Medical Center
BVAMC Catheterization Teaching Service
BVAMC Cardiology Consult Service
BVAMC Coronary Care Unit (CCU) 
BVAMC Heart Station and Echo Lab Teaching Service

Outpatient
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program
The Kirklin Clinic
BVAMC Cardiology Clinic