Halifax – Canada

Clinical Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Proposed start date: July 2017 (earlier starts may be possible)

Supervisor: Professor Hussein Beydoun (hussein.beydoun@cdha.nshealth.ca)

Who can apply: United Kingdom Cardiology Registrars only at the level of sub-specialty training (or post-CCT)

How to apply: Interested candidates should contact Professor Hussein Beydoun for further information.

Funding: Funding is provided for successful candidates. In addition, self-funded candidates may be considered. This can be discussed with Prof Beydoun.

Overview

Interested Cardiology registrars are invited to apply for a fellowship to undergo one or two years interventional Cardiology training at Dalhousie University Halifax, Canada starting July 2017 or earlier if  needed.

The program has 3 fellows yearly.  The Cardiology unit is the tertiary referral center for the province of Nova Scotia (https://medicine.dal.ca/departments/department-sites/medicine/divisions/cardiology.html).

The department undertakes around 1800 coronary interventions per year including provision of a 24/7 primary PCI service. The majority of coronary interventional procedures are performed via the radial approach, with regular use of multimodal imaging technology (IVUS, OCT), invasive coronary physiology technology and rotablation. In addition there are TAVI and structural heart programs in place.

The program is Diploma certified by the Royal College of Canada; candidates interested in undertaking the diploma program would be required to complete a 2 year fellowship.

Interested candidates should contact Professor Hussein Beydoun for further information.

Hussein Beydoun, MD, FRCPC, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Dalhousie University
Director, Interventional Diploma program
1796 Summer Street, Room 6896
Halifax, B3H 3A7
Tel: 902-473-2184
Fax: 902-473-6293
email: hussein.beydoun@cdha.nshealth.ca