University of California San Diego

Institution Name: University of California San Diego
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ACGME Accredited? Yes
Participates in SF Match? Yes
Department Chair Name: Ruth Waterman, MD
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ACTA Fellowship Director Name: Brett Cronin, MD
ACTA Fellowship Director Email (for publication):
Address 1: 9500 Gilman Drive #0898
City: La Jolla
State: CA
Zip: 92093
Country: USA
Phone: 858-246-1758
Fax: 619-543-6162
Number of Positions: 4
Clinical / Basic Research No
Clinical / Clinical Research No
Clinical Research only No
Basic Research only No
Annual Salary: 70,543
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 17
Conference Available to Fellows (frequency / description): Weekly Cardiac Didactic Lectures  Monthly Echocardiography Lectures  Weekly Adult Congenital Heart Disease Conference  Monthly ECMO Rounds  Quarterly Multidisciplinary Journal Clubs
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 15
Book Chapters: 10
Other Publications: 10
QI Projects: 17
Total Number of Procedures: >1000
Distribution of Cases/Number of CPB Procedures: 500
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 700
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 100
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 200
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants”: 100
Major Vascular Procedures: 50
Operating Equipment Available: Epic TEEs, CIED Programmers, Sonosite US
Program Coordinator Name: Ileana Ramirez
Program Coordinator Phone: 858-246-1758
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Program Director Name Liem Nguyen
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