UT Southwestern Medical Center
Program Director: Vlad G. Zaha, MD, PhD
Associate Program Director: Kathleen Zhang, MD
The Cardio-Oncology Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center offers a 12-month advanced cardio-oncology fellowship training program to graduates of a general cardiology fellowship program and will accept one fellow starting July 1, 2023.
This training program is designed for cardiology fellows who plan to devote a significant amount of their practice to cardio-oncology. Graduates of the fellowship will be experts in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of acute cardiotoxicity due to hematological and oncological therapies and of latent cardiovascular effects during long-term cancer remission. An immersion curriculum is designed to provide in-depth, multi-disciplinary exposure to cancer care and current applications of hematological and oncological therapies, including in Breast, Multiple Myeloma, Bone Marrow Transplant, and Genitourinary disease-oriented teams, Oncology Pharmacy teams, Palliative Care, Benign Hematology, and Radiation Oncology.
With national leaders in the field, the fellow will see patients in consultation at the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center (the only National Cancer Institute-designated center in North Texas) clinics and at Clements University Hospital and Parkland Health & Hospital System. Fellows will have the opportunity to receive mentorship and gain expertise in meaningful quality improvement and/or research endeavors in cardio-oncology. Fellows will also gain experience interpreting advanced cardiovascular imaging studies, such as echocardiography techniques relevant to cardio-oncology including global longitudinal strain and 3D imaging, multiparametric cardiac MRI and PET/MRI.
This position requires a Medical Doctorate degree (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) or foreign equivalent from an approved school of medicine.
Must board eligible/certified within Cardiology.
As part of the application process, you must submit the following in PDF format via email to William.Brown@UTSouthwestern.edu
– Personal Statement
– Curriculum Vitae
– Three letters of recommendation attesting to your academic and personal qualifications including one from your cardiology fellowship program director
Link to job posting on ACC Careers.org (available until November 18, 2022): Cardio-Oncology Fellow Job Opening in Dallas, Texas – American College of Cardiology Career Center (acc.org)