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Typical Schedule

Fellows will spend their training at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital, and the Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

A sample training program is listed below. Schedules may vary by individuals’ interest in either cardiac or thoracic surgery. This schedule is only an example: there may be variations throughout each year.

Year 1
Block Number of Blocks
Adult Cardiac Surgery 6
General Thoracic Surgery 4
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery/VA Bronchoscopy 3

 

Year 2
Block Number of Blocks
Adult Cardiac Surgery 4
General Thoracic Surgery 7
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery/VA Bronchoscopy 2