Course directors will make assessments on a regular basis. If they are satisfied with the Fellows performance, the above schedule will be followed. If they are not satisfied with the Fellows performance and if deficiencies cannot be corrected, the course directors have the right to adjust the course and/or discontinue the candidate from the program.
TRICO Fellowship : Coronary & peripheral intervention through the transradial approach.
Dr. Tejas Patel and Dr. Sanjay Shah.
Interventional cardiologists eager to learn the transradial approach. This Fellowship is most suitable for those who have recently completed their cardiology training (DM or DNB cardiology).
Two participants every year.
The goal of the TRICO Fellowship is to give participants the understanding and skills they need to become independent, high-volume transradial interventionalists.
The TRICO Fellowship curriculum includes everything an interventional cardiologist will need to begin independently performing procedures through the transradial approach:
The TRICO Fellowship course involves observation, participation in outpatient and inpatient care, noninvasive assessment, and hands-on training at Apex Heart Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India over a period of one year. The training will be similar to super-specialty resident training. Details of the course are outlined at the end of this document.
Participants who successfully complete the course will be awarded a certificate of training signed by the Course directors.
Dr. Tejas Patel, Dr. Sanjay Shah and his expert team will be available to mentor participants after they complete their Fellowships. This may be in the form of refreshment courses or workshops at their Cath Labs.
A stipend will be paid to the fellows during the course.