Offering 6 fellowship positions a year.
The Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Reading Hospital is a three-year, ACGME approved program.
Reading Hospital is a flagship hospital of Tower Health, 3rd largest health system in The Philadelphia region, with over 71,000 admissions a year. Training at Reading Hospital and its peripheral sites provides the fellow with experience in the care of patients from rural, as well as suburban and urban settings. The fellow will have access to a host of patients with newly diagnosed cardiac conditions, providing an opportunity for acute management at first point of medical contact. Reading Hospital is also a high volume center for noninvasive cardiac testing, as well as interventional and structural procedures. The fellows will receive training by key faculty role models strongly focused on an evidence-based, highly efficient, patient-centered model of care.
Throughout the training fellows also participate in a wide range of clinical and basic science research endeavors independently with attending mentorship.
A continuing ambulatory cardiovascular care experience
This fellowships occurs throughout the three-year training program consisting of one half day per week. The patients are directly assigned to the fellow and managed under the guidance of an attending physician. The Program Faculty is dedicated for its graduates to be excellent clinicians, board certified cardiovascular specialists with a strong knowledge base and ability to stay up-to-date, lifelong researchers, procedural experts and teachers for future cardiovascular specialists.