Cardiology Fellowship Program

The goal of the Cardiology Fellowship is to educate a board eligible internist to become a competent, caring, and compassionate board-certified cardiologist who provides quality care to patients. The trainee should develop communication skills and competence in scholarly activities.

Cardiology Fellowship Educational Responsibilities

The specific program content will be an expansive experience – covering coronary, valvular, myocardial, pericardial, electrical and peripheral arterial diseases in term of pathogenesis, epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, management and prevention. Discussions of all major diseases will be carried out. Use of specific cardiovascular pharmacology will be covered extensively in terms of pharmacology, indications, usage, side effects and cost.

Cardiology Facilities

The major sites for clinical activities are the West Virginia University Hospitals, (Ruby Memorial Hospital), a 450 bed tertiary referral center and the Physician Office Center located next to Ruby Memorial.

Faculty and Fellows

The Cardiology faculty and fellows represent a very accessible resource in clinical medicine, teaching, scientific knowledge and basic and applied research. There are currently 8 full time faculty and 1 research faculty and an active fellowship program with 9 fellows.

Faculty

Research Faculty & Staff

Cardiology Conferences

  • Interventional Grand Rounds
  • Clinical Case Conference
  • Research Conference
  • Cardiology Grand Rounds
  • EKG Review
  • ACC Board Review
  • Echocardiography Research Conference
  • Journal Club
  • Cardiology Staff Meeting
  • Quality Assurance Meeting
  • Technology Conference and the National Meeting

Cardiology Fellowship Services

The specific objectives of the Cardiology fellowship is to provide excellent training and experience in each of the following areas over 3 years:

  • Clinical
  • Electrocardiography
  • Stress Testing
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac Catherization
  • Clinical Electrophysiology
  • Research

To be considered for a fellowship, please apply via the electronic Residency Application System


Wissam Gharib, M.D., Fellowship Director
Robert C Health Sciences Center
West Virginia University
Section of Cardiology
Department of Medicine
PO Box 9157
Morgantown, WV 26506-9168
Phone (304) 293-2801


Crystal Komindo, Residency Program Manager
Robert C Health Sciences Center
West Virginia University
Section of Cardiology
Department of Medicine
PO Box 9157
Morgantown, WV 26506-9168
Phone (304) 293-2801
ckomindo@hsc.wvu.edu

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Stipends and Benefits