The UC San Diego Vascular Neurology Fellowship provides a clinical and didactic curriculum that meets the training requirements set forth by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. This is a one-year fellowship beginning July 1 and ending June 30. Fellows successfully graduating from UCSD's vascular neurology fellowship will be eligible to sit for the vascular neurology board examination.
Fellowship Goals and Objectives
Provide high quality clinical care and assessment of patients with various cerebrovascular disorders in different settings (emergency, inpatient, outpatient, telemedicine), including diagnostic evaluation, treatment management, counseling, and prevention
Become proficient at managing acute vascular neurology emergencies and develop skills to efficiently interpret relevant neuroimaging studies
Acquire the knowledge and skillset to provide high quality care to diverse inpatient and outpatient populations with cerebrovascular disorders
Demonstrate proficiency and autonomy in providing acute stroke care remotely via telemedicine
Understand the strategies to implement optimal stroke systems of care
Obtain a foundational understanding of clinical stroke research processes/logistics and learn to critically appraise relevant stroke literature