Vascular Neurology Fellowship Columbia
3 Richland Medical Park Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203
Comprehensive cerebrovascular training
The Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program at Prisma Health offers an organized, comprehensive, full-time supervised educational experience in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular diseases.
Fellows develop skills in ACGME core competencies of patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism and system-based practice.
Our faculty teach with attention to these six areas that have been identified as unifying fundamental principles in fellowship education.
Administered in partnership with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia, our training includes managing patients with cerebrovascular disease and integrating endovascular and neurosurgical therapies into their treatment.
We offer fellows experiences in the following areas:
- Inpatient management of patients with stroke, both ischemic and hemorrhagic.
- Critical care management of patients with stroke.
- Management of patients with neurosurgical cerebrovascular disorders including aneurysm and arteriovenous malformation.
- Emergent management of patients with stroke, including emergency department.
- Care of patients in different settings (i.e., medical rehabilitation hospital and outpatient clinics).
- Ordering and clinical correlation of diagnostic brain and vascular imaging.
- Ordering and interpretation of diagnostic laboratory tests in stroke.
- Involvement in community activities, including outpatient primary and secondary prevention of stroke.
- Participation in the delivery of educational programs about stroke and stroke prevention, including teaching medical students, ancillary health professionals, and residents.
- Consulting with other medical professionals, including cardiologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, vascular surgeons and physiatrists in the overall care and management of stroke patients.
- Participation in research.