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Advanced Echocardiography Fellowship Program

Advanced echocardiography fellowship training in San Diego

Advanced Structural Imaging Fellowship program

Advanced echocardiography fellowship training in San Diego

The rapidly growing field of structural heart intervention has created the need for a new generation of imaging-focused physicians with specialized skills. Advanced expertise in patient selection, procedure guidance and long-term follow up are critical to the success of any structural heart disease program. 

The Advanced Echocardiography Fellowship Program at Scripps Clinic prepares physicians to direct an echocardiographic/computed tomography (CT) laboratory and to lead the imaging programs at structural intervention centers of excellence.

The one-year, non-standard program is designed to train cardiologists with prior training in the subspecialty of structural heart disease. It provides clinical training in key areas relevant to diagnosis and clinical research within the field of structural cardiovascular disease.

Program highlights

Fellows have an opportunity to learn at multiple teaching sites with unique patient populations. Other highlights of the Advanced Echocardiography Fellowship Program include:

  • Busiest echocardiography lab in San Diego
  • Transthoracic echocardiogram (TTE): 16,000 per year
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE): 3,000 per year
  • TEE intraprocedural: 400 per year
  • Busiest cardiac CT and mitral regurgitation (MR) program in San Diego
  • Active imaging research with over two dozen sponsored active protocols

How to apply

Please contact Rychelle Geronimo at geronimo.rychelle@scrippshealth.org or 858-824-4134 to apply to the program beginning in July.

Eligibility criteria

  • Completion of all three United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) board certified or board eligible
  • US citizenship or permanent resident (We are not accepting applicants with a J1 or H1B visas at this time)
  • Completion of a three-year ACGME-accredited cardiovascular fellowship program by the time of entry