Advanced Structural Echocardiography Imaging Fellowship

Number of Positions Available 1
Program Start Date July 1st
Length of Program 1 year

 

Rebecca Hahn, MD
Fellowship Director

Omar Khalique, MD
Co-fellowship Director

The Advanced Structural Echocardiography Imaging Fellowship provides its fellows with extensive experience in all aspects of structural echocardiography, including pre-operative assessment and intraoperative imaging guidance of structural interventions including: transcatheter aortic and mitral valve replacement, transcatheter mitral valve repair (i.e. Mitraclip and Neochord), transcatheter tricuspid valve interventions, left atrial appendage closure, and paravalvular leak closure. Training includes standard 2D and 3D echocardiography, as well as strain and fusion imaging. The Structural Heart and Valve Center at Columbia University is one of the busiest structural programs in the United States, performing more than 800 procedures per year. There are extensive opportunities for clinical research at the medical center and through collaboration with the Cardiovascular Research Foundation. Exposure to structural CT imaging is available for interested applicants. Strong preference for applicants who will achieve level III echocardiography training by the end of General Cardiology Fellowship.

How to Apply

Candidates for this advanced fellowship program should complete the advanced fellowship program application and submit to the fellowship coordinator with the following additional materials:

  • Cover letter stating career goals
  • Area(s) of specific interest
  • Level of echo training that will be achieved by the end of your general cardiology fellowship
  • Curriculum vitae
  • 4 letters of recommendation

Download the Advanced Fellowship Program Application

Email application information to:

Katherine Malave
Senior Fellowship Coordinator
km2984@cumc.columbia.edu