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Fellowships, Residency & Special Programs

Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute offers clinical and advanced residency programs for cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, vascular medicine and surgery, anesthesia and research. The large number and complexity of patients at Cleveland Clinic's Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute provides an ideal learning environment for specialized cardiovascular care.
Fellowship Residency & Special Programs

Cardiovascular Medicine

A comprehensive three-year program designed to provide the skills required for a successful leadership career in both academic and clinical practice.

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Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

Our program includes three years of training in all aspects of cardiac and thoracic surgery and is approved by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

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Vascular Surgery

Be involved in the general care of vascular patients, the perioperative care of some of our most complex vascular patients, and develop a high level of skill in both endovascular therapeutic and open vascular surgery.

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Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology Fellowship

Our training and goals meet or exceed the United Network of Organ Sharing (UNOS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST) training guidelines.

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Vascular Medicine

Evaluation and treatment of all forms of arterial venous, and lymphatic disorders, cardiovascular risk factor management, thrombotic disorders and hypercoagulable states and wound care.

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Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Our fellows are exposed to the most advanced management of adult and congenital heart disease.

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Cardiovascular Perfusion Program

Get training to become a perfusionist, a health science professional who uses various technologies to maintain the health of patients during heart surgery and other medical procedures.

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Vascular Industry Professionals Externship

A comprehensive 5-day program provides education and exposure to vascular training for industry partners.

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International Preceptorship Program

Fully trained physicians and administrative staff from around the globe take advantage of this tailored educational opportunity.

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Additional Educational Opportunities

Additional Educational Opportunities

One of the primary mission statements of Cleveland Clinic is “to provide further education to those who serve.” Cleveland Clinic offers a variety of special courses to meet the specialized needs of the Sydell and Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute, enhance quality of care to patients, and improve outcomes.

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