Accelerating the CV Subspecialist Training Pathway

In a recent Cardiology article, Edward Chu, MD, Fellow in Training (FIT) at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY, explains how although recent measures have ameliorated the debt accrued during medical school, none have addressed the extensive and perhaps unnecessarily long length of medical training, particularly to become a cardiology subspecialist. He notes that to the best of his knowledge, there are currently no formal pathways that shorten the intermediary steps of internal medicine residency or general cardiology fellowship for individuals who are interested in a clinical subspecialty career. Read more. Follow Cardiology on Twitter using #CardiologyMag and get the full issue here.