At the end of their training, fellows will be able to:
- Exhibit a fundamental knowledge of the basic and clinical aspects of cerebrovascular disorders.
- Treat patients with stroke in a competent, ethical and compassionate manner, taking into account individual clinical variables, the patient’s background and preferences, value-based care and the best available evidence.
- Formulate a diagnostic and treatment plan for patients with stroke while taking into account the setting where care is provided (teaching or community hospital, inpatient and critical care units and/or outpatient offices).
- Choose among several professional opportunities (such as further training, clinical practice, research career, etc.) based on personal interest and long-term career goals.
- Understand the major controversies in the field of stroke.
- Communicate effectively with patients, families and colleagues to foster better patient outcomes.
Curriculum Information By Year
The fellowship program consists of 13 four-week blocks:
- 6 blocks at Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin wards
- 5 blocks at Dell Seton Medical Center wards
- 1 block Vascular Neurosurgery at both Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin and Dell Seton Medical Center
- 1/2 block Stroke Rehabilitation at Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
- 1/2 block Stroke Rehabilitation at Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital