Cardiology | Training Pathways For Critical Care Cardiology: The Intersection With Advanced Heart Failure

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"As a future advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology physician, I aspire to care for HF patients across their entire spectrum of disease. As such, I want to develop the tools necessary to care for HF patients, especially during their greatest period of risk and illness," writes Vanessa Blumer, MD. "Perhaps unlike others who undergo a specialized critical care cardiology training year because of their broader critical care interest, my priority is to optimize the care and outcomes specifically of critically ill HF patients. To truly optimize outcomes, I strongly believe that patients with HF who are critically ill should be primarily treated by AHFTC specialists or cared for in more specialized HF intensive care units." Read the full story in Cardiology.