Thoracic Surgery Fellowships
Through our partnership with the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, we offer a three year accredited fellowship program to PGY-5 residents. In addition, we offer unaccredited advanced fellowships. For addtional information please contact Michael Yensel at email@example.com.
Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Program
This 6-year residency provides a basic surgical exposure with progressive concentration in the field of cardiothoracic surgery including coronary artery bypass graft, mitral valve repair, transcatheter valve repair, aortic valve replacement, VAD/cardiac transplant, arrhythmia surgery, re-operations, advanced treatment of esophagus disorders, and minimally invasive lung cancer surgery. Graduates will be eligible for the American Board of Thoracic Surgery Certification Exam. Training is also given in echocardiography and cardiac catheterization. Rotations are at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, and MacNeal Hospital (all sites are located in Chicago). Elective time for a concentration on thoracic, congenital, and adult cardiac is also incorporated.
Graduates from a U.S. or Canadian medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), U.S. college of osteopathic medicine accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or are ECFMG certified.
The program is a participating member of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and accepts applications only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). It is approved by the RRC in Thoracic Surgery to accept one candidate per year.
This page last updated Mar 14, 2013