University of Nebraska Medical Center

Institution Name: University of Nebraska Medical Center
ACGME Accredited? Yes
Participates in SF Match? Yes
Department Chair Name: Steven Lisco
Department Chair Email:
ACTA Fellowship Director Name: Rebecca Aron
ACTA Fellowship Director Email (for publication):
Address 1: UNMC Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship
Address 2: 4455 Nebraska Medical Center
City: Omaha
State: NE
Zip: 68198-4455
Country: USA
Phone: 402-559-7370
Fax: 402.559.7372
Number of Positions: 4
Clinical / Basic Research No
Clinical / Clinical Research No
Clinical Research only No
Basic Research only No
Annual Salary: $67,898
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years: 12
Conference Available to Fellows (frequency / description): 1. Fellow echo review conference – once weekly  2. Cardiothoracic anesthesia M&M – quarterly  3. Cardiac surgical M&M – monthly  4. Echo bootcamp – two weeks in August (fellows relieved from clinical duty)  5. Cardiothoracic anesthesia journal club – quarterly  6. Cardiothoracic lectures/problem based learning discussion – 2-3 times monthly  7. Multidisciplinary simulation – quarterly  8. Anesthesia fellowship education series (oral board review, finance, practice management, contracts, etc) – monthly
Academic Fellow Activities – in the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on: Abstracts 23
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 0
Book Chapters: 0
Other Publications: 0
QI Projects: 12
Total Number of Procedures: 800
Distribution of Cases/Number of CPB Procedures: 650-700
Number of Cardiac Procedures: 550-650
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures: 100
Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures: 75-100
Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants”: 50-55 heart transplants, 8-15 lung transplants, 0-3 combined heart/lung
Major Vascular Procedures: Thorocoabdominal aneurysm repair, total arch, TEVAR, AAA
Operating Equipment Available: 3-4 cardiac ORs, 3 hybrid ORs, 2 thoracic ORs
Program Coordinator Name: Mary Bernhagen
Program Coordinator Phone: 402-559-7370
Program Coordinator Email:
Name Rebecca Aron
Email Address