Aortic Root And Valve Repair Fellowship

Applications are now closed.  

Fellowship Overview

The program comprises both attendance to EACTS organised courses and a 2-week internship in a high volume centre:

  • Introduction to Aortic Surgery course in Windsor, UK, 14-16 March 2019
  • Aortic Valve Repair Summit in Brussels, Belgium, 20-21 June 2019
  • 2-week internship in a high-volume centre (1 week in Paris or Brussels and 1 week in Homburg or Rome)

Fellowship Goal

To acquire theoretical and practical knowledge in the surgical management of patients with aortic root dilatation and aortic regurgitation with special interest in the sparing of the aortic valve.

General Learning Objectives

  • To acquire knowledge on the diseases of the aortic valve and aortic root
  • To understand the basis for the current recommendations for their management
  • To learn about the optimal management of these conditions

Application & Selection Criteria

To be considered for this fellowship applicants must be:

  • Maximum age 40
  • EACTS members with up-to-date fees payment
  • Surgical experience in aortic valve and root surgery
  • In the last year of training or first 4 years of independent practice
  • Fluent in English language

Complete the application form and provide the following documents by 15 December 2018:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Letter of interest
  • Letter of support from head of training/department

Evaluation and Feedback

At the end of the fellowship, the fellow will provide a formal report of the overall activities (not more than 1200 words).

Applications are now closed.