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New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Institution Name: New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center
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ACGME Accredited? Yes
Participates in SF Match? Yes
Department Chair Name: Ansgar M. Brambrink, MD, PhD
ACTA Fellowship Director Name: Maya Jalbout Hastie, MD, EdD
ACTA Fellowship Director Email (for publication):
Address 1: 622 W 168th street
Address 2: PH 5-505
City: New York
State: NY
Zip: 10032
Country: USA
Phone: +1 212 342 2210
Fax: +1 212 342 2211
Number of Positions: 9
Clinical / Basic Research Yes
Clinical / Clinical Research Yes
Annual Salary: $ 91,276
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 17
Number of Positions Available: 3
Clinical Research Only Positions Available: YES/NO no
Basic Research Only Positions Available: YES/NO no
Conference Available to Fellows (frequency / description): Our program has an established robust didactic curriculum, which is revised and updated yearly. Education time (~4-5 hrs per week) is protected, and attendance is facilitated.     DEPARTMENTAL CONFERENCES  Didactic lectures:  • Multidisciplinary lectures covering topic relevant to the practice of ACTA; includes the use of simulation and case-discussions  • Weekly  • Given by faculty from ACTA division, from other divisions and other departments (cardiology, surgery)  Journal Club:  • Review of current topics relevant to ACTA practice with a focus on evaluation of study design and results interpretation  • Bi-monthly  • Led by fellows, moderated by ACTA faculty  TEE didactics:  • Comprehensive curriculum that prepares fellows for proficiency in perioperative acquisition and interpretation of TEE, and prepares them for certification examination in advanced perioperative TEE   • Weekly  • Led by Drs. Shanewise and Wu  TEE case presentations  • Case presentations, review and discussion of interesting TEE studies  • Weekly  • Led by fellows, moderated by ACTA faculty  Mortality & Morbidity conferences  • Combined cardiothoracic surgery, anesthesiology and CCM review of M&M  • Once a month  Porcine Heart Dissection  Others  • Grand rounds, research conferences, Critical Care Grand Rounds    EXTRAMURAL CONFERENCES  Our fellows are given the time and the financial support needed to participate and/or attendance of regional and national conferences.
Academic Fellow Activities – in the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on: Abstracts 30
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 5
Book Chapters: 5
Other Publications: 5
QI Projects: 35
Total Number of Procedures: 900-1100
Distribution of Cases/Number of CPB Procedures: 1250
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 900-1100
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: ~600 (includes TAVR)
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: >1500
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants:
Major Vascular Procedures: >1000
Operating Equipment Available: We perform open thoracoabdominal repair surgery, CTEPH procedures, robotic surgery, structural heart interventions, and pediatric congenital heart surgery
Program Coordinator Name: Ms. Monica V. Roberts, C-TAGME
Program Coordinator Phone: +1 212 342 2210
Program Coordinator Email:
Name Maya Hastie
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