Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Name of Institution Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Address 1215 21st Avenue S
Address 2 Suite 5160, MCE NT
City Nashville
State TN
Zip Code 37232
Main Ph No. 615-936-7616
Website vumc.org/anesthesiology/cardiothoracic-fellowship
ACGME Accredited: Yes Yes
ACGME Accredited: No
SF Match:
Yes
Yes
SF Match:
No
Department Chair Warren Sandberg
Dept. Chair Email warren.sandberg@vumc.org
Fellow Director Bantayehu Sileshi
Fellow Director Email bantayehu.sileshi@vumc.org
Program Coord. Brett Speer
Program Coord. Email harold.speer@vumc.org
Total Number of Procedures 1800
Number of CPB Procedures 1800/1200
Number of Cardiac Procedures 1800
Number of off-CPB Cardiac Procedures 600
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Procedures 800
Number of Heart, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplants 170 (120 Heart, 50 lung)
Number of Major Vascular Procedures 400
Operating Equipment Available
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years 23
Number of Positions Available
Clinical/Basic Research Positions Available – YES/NO 1
Clinical/Clinical Research Positions Available – YES/NO 4
Clinical Research Positions Available – YES/NO
Basic Research Only Positions Available – YES/NO
Fellow Annual Salary 70,763
Does your program provide fellows with the opportunity to attend national or local conferences? Yes.  All fellows attend SCA with expenses paid and with time off.  Funding for additional trips available on case by case basis.
Overall comments regarding your program.
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Abstracts 20
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Peer-Review Journal Articles 8
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Book Chapters 5
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: Other Publications
Last 5 years, number of fellows as 1st/2nd authors: QI Projects 20