Program Overview

The Postgraduate APP Cardiovascular Fellowship is 12-months of clinical practice-based experience along with didactic learning of cardiovascular care. It is based in our level one trauma center, comprehensive stroke center and heart care center with rotations in all areas of cardiovascular medicine including electrophysiology, advanced heart failure, structural heart, interventional cardiology, vascular and cardiovascular surgery. We aim to produce highly skilled and competent cardiovascular providers who can function in any environment. There will be opportunities to participate in quality projects, poster presentations, lectures, and research opportunities.

The fellowship consists of:

Clinical Experience

  • Overview
    • Wide variety of complex patient cases at a comprehensive heart care center, level one trauma center and stroke center
    • Clinical experiences in multiple subspecialities across many of the Orlando Health campuses
    • Inpatient and Outpatient cardiovascular training
    • Inter-personal learning with a team based approach
    • Case presentations
    • Average of 45-50 clinical hours weekly (90-100 hours biweekly)
  • Monthly Rotations (12)
    • General Cardiology
    • Diagnostics & Imaging
    • Interventional and Structural Cardiology
    • Cardiac Critical Care
    • Advanced Heart Failure
      • Electrophysiology
      • Vascular Surgery
      • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Didactic:
    • CORE/Bootcamp
    • Simulation Labs
    • Journal Conferences
    • EP Conferences
    • Interventional Conferences
    • Structural Heart Conferences
    • Echo Conferences
    • Morbidity and Mortality Conferences
    • ECG Conferences

Professional Development

  • Leadership Development
  • Professional Mentorship
  • Feedback and Reviews
  • Fellowship QI presentation project & Poster Presentation

Self-reflection and Wellness

  • Cohorting and Networking with other APPs and fellows; i.e. SIM labs and quarterly fellow lunches
  • Wellness curriculum
  • Peer/Mentor support
  • Dedicated APP provider wellness professionals


  • Fellow assessments
    • End of Rotation Evaluations
    • Milestone based and goal oriented reviews
    • 1:1 clinical evaluation by preceptors
    • Program Assessments
    • Preceptor Assessments & Director Evaluations

Graduation Requirements

  • Achieve or exceed milestones
  • Maintain professionalism
  • Complete fellowship requirements including passing all assessments and evaluations
  • Certificate of completion awarded at graduation

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