Queen Elizabeth Hospital University of Birmingham

Hospital Queen Elixabeth Hospital  University Hospital Birmingham  
Available fellowships  Clinical and research
   Other (please specify)  
Are clinical and/or research fellowships funded by your unit? Yes
   Other (please specify) Clinical fellowships funded  Research fellowships grant dependent
How do prospective fellows find out what fellowships are available? Dr Sara Thorne  Sara.thorne@uhb.nhs.uk
Primary contact for prospective clinical fellows Dr Sara thorne
   Email address Sara.thorne@uhb.nhs.uk
Primary contact for prospective research fellows   
   Email address  
How many clinical and research fellow posts per year? (total) variable, usually one
How many research fellow posts do you offer per year? variable
What duration is usually offered for clinical fellowships? 1-2 years
What duration is usually offered for research fellowships? depends on project
Is there a doctoral research program (i.e. PhD, MD, etc.)? Yes
   Other (please specify)  
Can international applicants apply for clinical fellowships? Yes
Can international applicants apply for research fellowships? Yes
How many clinical fellows are currently under training? 1 (2nd to be appointed, we are about to advertise)
How many research fellows are currently under training? 0
Are there any prerequisites for prospective clinical fellows? commitment to ACHD and initial clinical ACHD experience
Are there any prerequisites for prospective research fellows? commitment to ACHD
What sub-speciality ACHD clinical training is available?  
   Structural intervention Yes
   EP/Devices   Yes
   Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging Yes
   Cardiac CT   Yes
   Transthoracic echocardiography Yes
   Transesophagal echocardiography Yes
   Obstetrics Yes
   Heart failure Yes
   Genetics  Yes
   Pulmonary hypertension Yes
   Cardiac surgery Yes
   Other (please specify) transplant, end of life care
What sub-speciality ACHD research is available?  
   Structural intervention  
   Cardiac surgery  Yes
   EP/Devices Yes
   Cardiac magnetic resonance/CT imaging Yes
   Pulmonary hypertension  
   Obstetrics Yes
   Echocardiography Yes
   Other (please specify)  
Annual number of adult congenital cardiac catheter interventions performed? 50-100
Annual number of ACHD surgical procedures performed? 100-200
Average weekly number of patients in outpatient clinic? >50
Who has completed this survey? ACHD clinician
   Other (please specify)  


Available fellowships : 
Clinical & Research
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