Physician Assistant (PA) Cardiothoracic Transplant Surgical Residency

Physician Assistant (PA) Cardiothoracic Transplant Surgical Residency

Newly established, with a first expected graduating class in fall of 2021, the residency program is a 12-month didactic and clinical training program for State-of-Florida licensed, and Nationally Board-Certified PAs who are specializing in cardiothoracic transplant surgery.

The program expands, and builds upon the basic training foundation provided during PA school to help prepare the resident for a career in cardiothoracic surgery. The PA Residents participate in all phases of care of the cardiothoracic surgical patient including pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative care, in both in-patient and out-patient settings.

Upon completion, the PA Resident will have an in-depth understanding of general cardiac surgery with sub-specialty knowledge concentration in heart failure surgical options including: mechanical circulatory assist devices, transplantation, & extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation. The successful graduate will develop intensive care unit and step-down unit clinical management skills, and independent first assistant operative skills.

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Prerequisites:

Applications must be graduates of an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program and be eligible for, or have passed, the NCCPA Board exam. Residents must obtain a Florida License upon acceptance into the program and undergo the standard AdventHealth pre-employment process. Current BLS and ACLS certification is required.

How To Apply:

Application Components

  • Completed Application form
  • Application Fee $25.00
  • Personal Statement – 1 page in length, expressing career goals and source of interest in cardiothoracic surgery
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation: For recent graduates, 1 Letter must be from the PA Program Director. For established PAs, 1 letter must be from the current employer
  • Official PA Program Transcripts

Contact Information:

Bradford Ledzian, Program Director
2415 North Orange Avenue
Suite 600
Orlando, FL 32804

Call908-917-7221

[email protected]

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  • Published

    Feb 09, 2022

  • Main Location

    Orlando, Florida

  • Residency Positions

    3

  • Fellowship Positions

    2

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