Posts Tagged ‘electrophysiology’

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May 14th, 2014

A Checklist for Leaving an EP Fellowship and Seeking a Job

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At the 2014 Heart Rhythm Society meeting, Michael Katz tweeted a compelling couple of slides presented by Melissa Robinson at a session titled “Emerging EP: Transition to Practice.” Review the slides here, and share what you think. Click on “Robinson Leaving EP Checklist” to see the slides. Robinson Leaving EP Checklist


September 2nd, 2013

Living History and a Glimpse into the Future

Louis Handoko encounters Eugene Braunwald and finds himself drawn toward electrophysiology.


May 10th, 2013

Blogging at HRS 2013: Great Takeaways on Day 2

HRS yields useful insights, both personal and professional.


November 14th, 2011

PALLAS Intrigue: What Role Remains for Dronedarone?

John Mandrola, Eric Prystowsky, and Sanjay Kaul weigh in on PALLAS and the present and future of Multaq.


June 20th, 2011

When the Stuff Hits the Fan

CardioExchange welcomes this guest post, reprinted with permission, from Dr. Westby Fisher, an electrophysiologist practicing at NorthShore University HealthSystem in Evanston, Illinois, and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine. This piece originally appeared on his blog, Dr. Wes. Easy case. Seen it a hundred times. Old guy (or gal). Comes into ER. Found “down.” “Hey doc, looks […]


January 5th, 2011

Do Sleep-Deprived Invasive Cardiologists Cause Complications?

In an NEJM perspective, the former president of the Sleep Research Society reports an 83% increase in the risk of surgical complications in patients undergoing elective daytime surgery performed by attending surgeons who had a <6-hour opportunity for sleep between procedures during a previous on-call night.  He argues that physicians who have been awake for […]


August 18th, 2010

Nay Fellow Way?

It was to be a routine pacemaker.

The parties assembled. The room prepped. IV started. Chest scrubbed. Antibiotics given. His nervous eyes raised when he saw me before the procedure, relieved at the sight of at least one familiar face.