Implementation of Cardio-Oncology Training For Cardiology Fellows

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Cardio-oncology continues to grow as a field and will benefit from the standardization of training, according to a Viewpoint published Dec. 15 in JACC: CardioOncology.

Mirela Tuzovic, MD, et al., discussed the components of cardio-oncology fellowship at six different institutions. They note that established continuity of a patient with cancer under cardio-oncology care allows for general fellows to have more exposure through other inpatient general rotations.

The authors add that securing a source of funding and competing clinical obligations, particularly for trainees who are combining cardio-oncology training with cardiovascular training, remain challenges to the cardio-oncology practice. Read more.