The Mater University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, currently has an opening for a 1-year (funded) Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship commencing July 2022.
The Advanced Heart Failure service is a growing National service with 2 new recent Consultant appointments and a new permanent rotation by cardiology registrars/SpRs alongside the fellowship post. It is an established fellowship which incorporates all aspects of the care of heart failure patients through the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease with a primary focus on advanced heart failure, cardiogenic shock, hemodynamics, temporary and durable mechanical circulatory support devices including IABP, Impella, Centrimag L and RVADs, durable HM 3 LVADs, and assessment for and post operative and longitudinal care of, heart transplant patients. It also involves the diagnosis and management of specific cardiomyopathies including peri-partum and other cardio-obstetrics, inherited cardiomyopathies, cardio-oncology, sarcoidosis and amyloidosis together with participation in the multidisciplinary care of patients with heart failure in the setting of complex heart disease including pulmonary hypertension and ACHD.
Candidates will as part of the fellowship become expert in the assessment and interpretation of invasive hemodynamic monitoring, perform right heart catherization and endomyocardial biopsy and be able to go on a specified number of donor heart retrieval runs. Regular participation in teaching and multiple research opportunities are included. There is no obligated on call commitment. Since the fellowship commenced in 2019, 3 out 5 fellows have obtained Consultant Cardiology posts in Ireland, 1 is pursuing a further research fellowship in the UK, and 1 is taking up an Academic Consultant post in Europe later in 2022.
- ZCandidates should ideally have completed general cardiology specialty training and be considering a career in HF / Transplant and/or non-invasive cardiology.
- ZPlease send CV and brief application letter.
- Z Deadline April 15th.