Faculty on this service provide consultation in clinical cardiology services for inpatients. The staff includes one cardiology fellow, one senior resident and senior medical students. Trainees accompany the attending cardiologist on patient rounds and are responsible for coordinating day-to-day care for a large number of patients and for instruction of residents in Internal Medicine and medical students.
The emphasis in training is on medical history-taking and on the physical examination, as well as the prescription of relevant diagnostic tests. Trainees on this service enrich their experience in every aspect of cardiology through interaction with the Cardiac Non-Invasive Laboratory, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, and Electrophysiology Laboratory.