The Michigan State University / Michigan Vascular Center Vascular Fellowship Training Program is now accepting applications from qualified surgical residencies to fill two positions begining 07-01-2014. This is a two-year ACGME accredited (5+2) vascular surgery training program.
This is a community-based program covering all aspects of vascular medicine, vascular and endovascular surgery.
Applicants must have completed a 5-year General Surgery Program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) within the past 24 months and be able to sit for the American Board of Surgery exam. Applicants who completed an approved General Surgery Residency Program greater than 24 months ago must be Board Certified in General Surgery or must pass the American Board of Surgery Qualifying Exam prior to acceptance in the program.
For the two open positions beginning in the 2014 academic year, you may Download the Program Summary and Application from the right-hand sidebar.
For the 2015 academic year, the Fellowship is participating in the National Residence Matching Program (NRMP). Candidates must apply through Electronic Residency Application Service. (Go to ERAS)
Vascular Program Coordinator:
Joan M. Brown
Endovascular Training Programs
MIchigan Vascular Center is an accredited provider of endovascular "hands-on" training programs. CME is provided. Both one and two day courses are available and focus upon either carotid/ cerebrovascular angiography or peripheral arterial intervention. Courses are sponsored by both Boston Scientific and Medtronic. Please contact your local company representative for more information if interested.
Recent topics covered in the peripheral course include:
Hypogastric aneurysm coiling, using “buddy wire” technique
SFA recanalization of CTO
Tibial artery angioplasty
Iliac cryoplasty using IVUS and limited contrast
Renal artery primary stenting
Stent graft coverage of a refractory SFA pseudoaneurysm