Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship
The Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship provides clinical training at four sites:
- University of Minnesota Medical Center
- Minneapolis VA Medical Center
- Regions Hospital
- Methodist Hospital
Our program offers outstanding educational opportunities in general and subspecialty cardiology designed to develop careers in clinical practice, academic medicine, and industry. The program's core goal is to produce the next generation of physician-scientists and innovators.
Our program is a three-year ACGME approved training program. The first two years of training concentrate on core clinical rotations during which the fellow will obtain the basic knowledge and technical skills needed to proceed to more advanced training in a subspecialty area. For more information about applying to our program, please see the application process page.
We offer our fellows valuable opportunities for inter-departmental research collaboration with the University of Minnesota's School of Public Health, Stem Cell Institute, and Vascular Biology Program.
Clinical subspecialty areas available within our fellowship program include:
- Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging
- Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
- Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
- Interventional Cardiology
- Preventive Cardiology
- Structural Heart Disease
The University of Minnesota Cardiology Fellowship Program incorporates numerous resources offered by companies in the Twin Cities biotechnology corridor ("Medical Alley"), which develop innovative cardiac products, including Boston Scientific, Guidant, Medtronic, and St. Jude Medical.
Ganesh Raveendran, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chief of Clinical Cardiology