Fellows Course


Douglas E. Drachman, MD, FACC


Robert J. Applegate, MD, FACC and Bimal Padaliya, MD


Interventional Cardiology Fellows are invited to this educational program focused on fundamentals of Interventional Cardiology and both basic and complex coronary interventions, using a case based teaching method, live-case transmissions, and hands-on modelling workshops with Industry. Fellows will enjoy a very interactive educational dialogue with an outstanding faculty dedicated to dynamic understanding of both the art and science of Interventional Cardiology. The key topics covered will include the following:

Fellows Case Competition

Submit your most challenging complex case for a chance to present your case during the main SIF General Session along with a chance to win a $500.00 Apple giftcard!Guidelines for submitting a case…

  • Review and discuss Interventional Cardiology fundamentals of PCI including access; pharmacology for Interventions; and PCI hardware and devices
  • Develop strategies for optimal PCI from simple to complex lesion including physiologic evaluation and intracoronary imaging
  • Identify and manage complications and emergency situations in the Cath Lab

NOTE: This program is intended to prepare Final Year Interventional Cardiology Fellows for interventional practice.


Space is limited and acceptance will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis. Hotel accommodations (room and tax) at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch for the nights of Tuesday, March 26th, Wednesday, March 27th, Thursday, March 28th and and Friday, March 28th will be covered. A round-trip coach airline ticket will also be reimbursed, based upon the Fellows Course Guidelines. No International Travel will be covered. Attendance at the SIF General Sessions is required and Full SIF Registration Fees are waived.

 Registration Fees Waived!

Scholarship Guidelines