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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program-At-A-Glance

Thank you for your interest in our ACGME accredited 1 year Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program at Baystate Medical Center/tufts University School of Medicine. We currently offer 1 position per year. The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Program is designed to provide competence in the usual procedures in the Electrophysiology Lab. The trainee is directly supervised during all procedures by a faculty member, consistent with HCFA guidelines. The invasive laboratory is equipped with a physiologic recorder, programmable stimulators, MAP catheters, biplane fluoroscopy, and OR sterility airflow. The trainee will participate in 100 diagnostic studies, at least 50 involving patients with SVT; 50 RF procedures for patients with SVT and VT; 50 tilt table studies; 50 primary pacemaker implantations and 20 battery changes or revisions, and 50 primary implantations of ICD. Instruction is by direct supervision by faculty members and/or didactic instruction during weekly conferences devoted to EP subjects.


All applicants entering Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology fellowship must have completed a cardiovascular disease program accredited by the ACGME.


Fellowship Director: Mathias Stoenescu, MD


Fellowship Coordinator: Lora Fillion  Email: lora.fillion@baystatehealth.org  Phone: 413.794.8722


Program & Department Statistics

  • Length of fellowship: 1 year
  • Number of fellows per year: 1
  • Number of faculty: 3


Baystate Statistics

  • Number of hospital beds: 716
  • Number of residency programs: 10
  • Number of fellowship programs: 20


Fellow Benefits & Facilities

  • Salary —  PG4: $64,600,  PG5: $67,400
  • 4 weeks vacation/year, meal subsidy, free parking
  • Disability/Malpractice/Health/Life Insurance
  • Comprehensive electronic medical record
  • Well-supplied, on-campus hospital library with 8 librarians and robust e-medicine resources (Up-to-Date, Ovid, etc)
  • Access to Tufts online library


Curriculum

The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (CCEP) Fellowship Program at Baystate Medical Center has a structured curriculum centered on published guidelines from the ACGME. The curriculum is adapted from the Program Requirements for Residency Programs in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology. The curriculum is implemented during the twelve months of CCEP at BMC.