Cardiology and Vascular Fellowships
Cardiology at WVU also offers a wealth of surgical procedures for adults and children. Our comprehensive program includes preventative clinics and rehabilitation services for all ages. As the region’s most prestigious academic medical center, West Virginia University is committed to training future cardiologists in expert care practices. WVU heart physicians perform as many as 4,300 procedures a year and are the most experience in the region. We are dedicated to providing the best care in cooperation with our patients’ physicians.
Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
This three-year, ACGME-approved fellowship positions graduates to become leaders in the field of cardiovascular disease and provides excellent training and experience in the following areas:
- Stress Testing
- Cardiac catheterization
- Clinical electrophysiology
Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
This ACGME-approved fellowship prepares physicians to function at a high level of clinical performance in interventional cardiology, including the development of both the appropriate clinical judgment in selecting patients for cardiac interventional procedures and the high-level of technical skills needed to perform them.
Vascular Surgery Fellowship
This two-year fellowship program teaches surgery trainees the latest surgical techniques that will make them high-performing open and endovascular surgeons. The program also provides endovascular interventional experience and clinical noninvasive vascular laboratory education, as well as operative experience on how to treat all types of vascular conditions, including aortic disease, aneurysms, and traumatic vascular injuries.
Imaging Science Education Programs
WVU Medicine sponsors educational programs in Radiography, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Magnetic Resonance Imaging & Echocardiography. Through a strong commitment to education and continued efforts to remain technologically advanced, WVU Medicine affords students in the imaging sciences an excellent environment for developing academic, clinical, and professional expertise. Graduates from all programs all eligible to apply for the respective national credentialing exam in their respective discipline and all educational components, clinical and didactic, are conducted within WVU Medicine facilities.
The Echocardiography program at WVU Medicine is an 12 month certificate program providing comprehensive clinical and didactic education program in echocardiography imaging. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to apply for the Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI) examination administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). Successful completion of the SPI examination then qualifies graduates as eligible to apply for the ARDMS specialty certification examination in Adult Echocardiography (AE). Graduates may also apply for the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) exam to obtain a Registered Cardiac Sonographer (RCS) credential.
About Morgantown, West Virginia
A great place to call home
Morgantown is located in north central West Virginia, near the Pennsylvania and Maryland borders. It is easily accessible via Interstates 79 and 68, both of which traverse the city.
Additional quick facts include:
- 30,666 permanent residents
- Additional 28,766 full-time West Virginia University students
- Vibrant, diverse college town atmosphere
- Ranked 18th best college town by Business Insider
- Named best small city in the East by Rating Guide to Life in America’s Small cities
- Ranked number 1 dream town in the country by bizjournals.com
- Low cost of living relative to larger cities
- Many residents own their own homes, but rental options abound as well
- Low crime rate
- Relatively short commute time from all Morgantown neighborhoods, leaving more time after work to spend with family and on activities