Position: 2025 CSANZ-UK Interventional Fellowship
Applications are invited for a funded 12-month advanced PCI fellowship programme at Wythenshawe University Hospital, South Manchester NHS trust.
This position offers the opportunity to gain high volume experience in complex interventional cardiology, with a focus on intracoronary imaging and calcium modification, in a busy university teaching hospital. There is also a busy structural heart disease program (TAVI and MTEER) and the opportunity to gain international experience in a different healthcare system.
The Fellowship is intended for a senior cardiology trainee who holds FRACP and who wishes to pursue a career in interventional cardiology. It is a 12-month Fellowship with a proposed start date of February 2025.
Job description
Wythenshawe Hospital provides tertiary cardiac services to the South Manchester and North Cheshire area and is supported by on-site Cardiothoracic surgery and an active cardiac transplant unit. This is a senior training position covering all aspects of complex coronary intervention such as rotational atherectomy, true bifurcation cases and CTO angioplasty including antegrade dissection re-entry and retrograde techniques.
The program delivers around 1500 PCIs/yr and 200 TAVIs/yr and the unit has 6 Cardiac Catheter Laboratories. The Fellow works with a team of 8 in-house interventional cardiologists who perform a wide range of acute and complex elective PCI including 24/7 primary PCI for a population of 3.2 million. The department is particularly active in intracoronary imaging using IVUS and OCT, hosting the largest national annual training meeting in the UK. There is an active structural program including PFO closure, a mature TAVI program, and a percutaneous mitral valve clip program. The interventional programme is supported by a comprehensive imaging service including stress echocardiography as well as dedicated cardiac MRI and CT (including CT coronary angiography).
The department is active in interventional research with a strong record of recruitment into international trials as well as developing in house research protocols covering IVUS, OCT, FFR and Cardiac MRI.
Eligibility and Appointment Process
Eligible applicants should have completed advanced training in cardiology and hold FRACP, be fully competent in radial access coronary angiography and preferably have basic proficiency in coronary intervention.
There will be a competitive appointment process, coordinated by A/Prof Ajay Sinhal at Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide. The interview panel will include senior interventional cardiologists from Australian and New Zealand centres.
How to Apply
To apply for this opportunity, please send your CV with letters of support from two supervisory consultants to the attention of A/Prof Sinhal email: i[email protected] 
The deadline for applications is Friday, 23 February 2024