Welcome to the Advanced Coronary Imaging Clinical Training Program at McMaster University. This unique fellowship will appeal to interventional cardiologists with a strong interest in coronary imaging and related research and educational opportunities. The only dedicated fellowship of its kind in Canada, this program aims to train future leaders in this emerging field.
The Advanced Coronary Imaging Fellowship is a one year program that is a special competency achieved following core training in the program. Training is conducted at McMaster affiliated cardiac hospitals including Hamilton General Hospital, McMaster University Medical Centre, and St. Catherine`s General Hospital. Fellows participate in all aspects of the Interventional Program including diagnostic angiography, PCI and cardiac CT reading sessions.
The successful completion of the fellowship will grant a Fellowship McMaster Certification.
Training is offered to trainees who are certified in Cardiology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (or equivalent) and have at least one year of PCI training. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed the requirements of the AFC Interventional Cardiology Program with a 2-year duration.
Applications should be submitted 12 months before the anticipated start date.
The three primary objectives of the fellowship are to develop competence in:
Trainees are generally funded by their home university. Successful applicants are provided with letters of support for grant applications upon request.
The fellowship program is 12 months in duration and includes experiential and structured educational components as follows:
The Advanced Coronary Imaging Fellowship competencies are as follows: