Rotation Schedule

Month

1st Year

2nd Year

July

Thoracic

August

Cardiac

September

October

Cardiac

November

Thoracic

December

January

Thoracic

February

Cath Lab /
Interventional Pulm.

March

Congenital

April

Thoracic

Cardiac

May

June

Cardiac

Thoracic


CARDIAC - Adult cardiac surgery with broad exposure to coronary, valve, and aortic surgery including experience with heart failure and transplant. Includes consult coverage and bimonthly clinics at on-site Veteran's Administration (VA) facility. (All VA patients go to UK Hospital for surgery and post-op management.)
THORACIC - General thoracic surgery with broad exposure to lung, esophageal, chest wall, pleural, and mediastinal diseases. Includes on-call coverage of on-site VA facility for thoracic emergencies.
CATH LAB /Interventional Pulm. - Hybrid rotation with the cath lab and interventional pulmonary experience, including diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
CONGENITAL - Congenital cardiac surgery

No