Electrophysiology: A “Poster Child” For Advanced Training

The Spring issue of Cardiology magazine, examines the broader implications of the Advanced Training Statement for clinical electrophysiology (EP) released by the ACC, American Heart Association and the Heart Rhythm Society in September 2015. In a recent Leadership Page in JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, Kristen K. Patton, MD, FACC, a member of the Electrophysiology Section Leadership Council, explains that “a major immediate effect of increased training length is that trainees, who often previously were able to focus their third year of cardiology training on EP and to spend only one additional year of training to be certified in EP, will be required to train longer.” Read more on ACC.org. Get the full issue at ACC.org/Cardiology.