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Structural heart disease is congenital or acquired pathologies outside of atherosclerosis. The growth of percutaneous therapies for the treatment of structural heart disease has led to the need to train high-quality physicians with expertise in these diseases and procedures. The Interventional Structural Heart Disease Fellowship at Brown is a 1 year, non-ACGME, program designed for fellows that desire further training in structural heart disease, non-coronary interventions, and high risk percutaneous coronary intervention. The experience includes clinical, diagnostic, and catheter-based therapy. To be eligible, fellows must complete an ACGME approved 1 year training program in Interventional Cardiology.
The program will provide multidisciplinary training in the evaluation and treatment of patients with:
Paul Gordon, MD
Director, Structural Heart Disease Fellowship
Barry Sharaf, MD
Intervention and Structural Cardiology
Frank Selke, MD
Afshin Ehsan, MD
Neel Sodha, MD
Philip Haines, MD
Athena Poppas, MD
Eirini Apostolidou, MD
Katharine French, MD
Franklin Schneider, MD
One position is available each year in the Advanced Interventional Structural Heart Disease Fellowship at Brown. Individuals are selective based on a competitive application process.
The purpose of the training program in interventional structural heart disease is to prepare fellows to care for patients with acquired or congenital cardiovascular pathologies that involve the major central cardiovascular structures outside of the acquired atherosclerotic coronary and peripheral vascular pathologies. The program also includes a research component.
Salary is commensurate with PGY8 level.
Fellows receive four weeks paid vacation each year and each fellow’s attendance at one national meeting or conference each year is supported. The hospital provides fellows with professional liability insurance, a limited state license and state controlled substance license. Medical, dental, and life insurance costs are shared with the hospital.
Please reference the attached application form and submit to our office. Three letters of reference are required, including one from your Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program Director.
If you have any questions please contact:
Division of Cardiology
The Miriam Hospital
164 Summit Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
Tel: (401) 793-4102
Fax: (401) 793-4049