Furthering our cardiovascular teams’ ongoing pursuit of knowledge
Contribute to the future of cardiovascular medicine and make a difference in patients’ lives.
Becoming a healthcare professional requires a commitment to lifelong learning. Medicine is evolving rapidly, and we are committed to helping our team members build on current knowledge and learn about developing areas of their fields through evidence-based training. These educational opportunities foster professional growth and better patient care.
Continuing medical education
MedStar Health’s Department of Continuing Professional Education program is committed to providing the highest-quality learning opportunities for physicians and healthcare professionals throughout the mid-Atlantic region and beyond. About 20 percent of its programs each year focus on cardiovascular-related topics.
Numerous continuing professional education opportunities take place each week at locations across the MedStar network. Learn more, and find upcoming meetings.
Cardiovascular Research Technologies annual symposium
The CRT Group Foundation, located on the campus of MedStar Washington Hospital Center, is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to providing educational services in the field of cardiology through its website and the Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) annual symposium.
The symposium focuses on advances and changes in the field of cardiovascular medicine. It is designed to provide access to the world’s leading clinicians and the latest research to improve practice and treatment outcomes for a variety of healthcare professionals.
Residency and fellowship programs
We recognize the importance of training the next generation of medical professionals. In fact, MedStar Health is one of the largest providers of graduate medical education in the country, training on average 1,100 students and residents annually in more than 100 specialty and subspecialty programs.
As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University School of Medicine, residents and fellows in a variety of cardiovascular-related programs enjoy extensive collaboration with community-based medical staff members in a rigorous academic environment.
We offer fellowship programs in:
- Advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology
- Cardiovascular disease
- Clinical cardiac electrophysiology
- Interventional cardiology
We offer residency programs in: