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Program at a Glance

Thank you for your interest in our ACGME accredited 2 year Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program at Baystate Medical Center, regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. We currently offer 1 position every 2 years. 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 receive training in managing patients with complex cardiac arrhythmias and performing a wide range of invasive and noninvasive cardiac electrophysiologic and pacing procedures. 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: Marshal Fox, MD

Fellowship Coordinator: Michelle Bradby email: michelle.bradby@baystatehealth.org phone: 413.794.1155

Program & Department Metrics

  • Length of fellowship: 2 years
  • Number of fellows per year: 1 every 2 years
  • Number of faculty: 3

Baystate Metrics

  • Number of hospital beds: 716
  • Number of residency programs: 10
  • Number of fellowship programs: 16 ACGME-accredited fellowships plus several sponsored fellowships

Fellow Benefits & Facilities

  • We have attempted to maintain salaries in the 75th percentile nationally, and here in western Massachusetts, we enjoy a lower cost of living than in major urban areas. View our complete list of salaries and benefits.
  • 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)

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.