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Goals and Objectives

The UC San Diego Vascular Neurology Fellowship provides a clinical and didactic curriculum that meets the training requirements set forth by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. This is a one-year fellowship beginning July 1 and ending June 30. Fellows successfully graduating from UCSD's vascular neurology fellowship will be eligible to sit for the vascular neurology board examination.

  • Provide high quality clinical care and assessment of patients with various cerebrovascular disorders in different settings (emergency, inpatient, outpatient, telemedicine), including diagnostic evaluation, treatment management, counseling, and prevention.
  • Become proficient at managing acute vascular neurology emergencies and develop skills to efficiently interpret relevant neuroimaging studies.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skillset to provide high quality care to diverse inpatient and outpatient populations with cerebrovascular disorders.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and autonomy in providing acute stroke care remotely via telemedicine.
    Understand the strategies to implement optimal stroke systems of care.
  • Obtain a foundational understanding of clinical stroke research processes/logistics and learn to critically appraise relevant stroke literature.