The EACTA Curriculum is published in the JCVA as follows:
European Association of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology (EACTA) Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia Fellowship Curriculum: First Edition
Gabor Erdoes, Alain Vuylsteke, Jan-Uwe Schreiber, Peter Alston, Simon J. Howell, Patrick F. Wouters, Fabio Guarracino, Dragana Unic-Stojanovic, Alberto Hernandez Martinez, Marc Vives, Philippe Gaudard, Philippe Burtin, Dominique Bettex, Manuel Granell, Andrea Szekely, Joost van der Maaten, Theofani Antoniou, María José Jiménez, Laszlo Szegedi, Manfred Seeberger, Joachim M. Erb, Rajni Singh, Vera von Dossow, Purificación Matute, Peter Rosseel, Nandor Marczin, Giovanni Landoni, Kirstin Wilkinson, Paul Diprose, Chirojit Mukherjee, Gianluca Paternoster, Mohamed R. El-Tahan, the Education and Subspecialty Committees of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology (EACTA)
Publication stage: In Press Corrected Proof
Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
Published online: February 12, 2020
Copyrights are reserved for Elsevier.
Effective since April 21, 2019
Science direct link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1053077019312686
Click here to read the Curriculum
For the White Paper of the Board of Directors for Approving the Hosting Centres for the EACTA CTVA Fellowship Programme, click here. – Upd. October 2, 2020
Click here to download the three monthly report & evaluation for centre directors
CTVA fellowships are currently offered in the following hosting centres (in chronologic order as per accreditation):
|Available posts per annum||More details||Programme director(s)||Contact|
|Leipzig Heart Centre (Herzzentrum Leipzig) (Germany)||12 mandatory training months in Cardiac Anaesthesia followed with an optional 2nd year in Advanced Cardiac Anaesthesia, ICU and paediatric cardiac anaesthesia||2||Click here||Anna Flo Forner
|University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, UK||12 months for basic training in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, opt. additional 12 months for advanced training in cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia, ICU and Echo||1-4||Click here||Kirstin Wilkinson
|University Hospital Basel
|24 months||1||Click here||Joachim Erb
Tobias Jan Steiner
|Vita-Salute San Raffaele University (Milan, Italy)||12 months for basic training in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, opt. additional 12 months for advanced training in cardiac, vascular and thoracic anaesthesia, ICU and Echo||3||Click here||Giovanni Landoni||landoni.giovanni[at]hsr.it|
|University of Bern (Switzerland)||24 months||1||Click here||Gabor Erdoes||gabor.erdoes[at]insel.ch|
|Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center (Athens, Greece)
||12 months||2||Click here||Theofani Antoniou||antoniou[at]ocsc.gr|
|Dante Pazzanese Institute of Cardiology
(São Paulo, Brazil)
|12 months Basic Fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia with a 2nd optional training year in advanced cardiac, anaesthesia, echocardiography and research||3 trainees per training programme per year||Click here||Caetano Nigro Neto||caenigro[at]uol.com.br|
|Maastricht University Medical Centre (Limburg, The Netherlands)
||12 months||1||Click here||Jan-Uwe Schreiber||j.schreiber[at]mumc.nl|
|Heart and Diabetes Center NRW, University Hospital of Ruhr-University Bochum Bad Oeynhausen (Germany)||12 months
Basic Fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia with a 2nd optional training year in advanced cardiac, thoracic and vascular anaesthesia and IC, echocardiography and research
|2 trainees per training programme per year||Click here||Vera von Dossow||vvondossow[at]hdz-nrw.de|
|Heart Center of the Technical University of Dresden (Dresden, Germany)||12 months||1||Click here||Jens Fassl||jens.fassl[at]herzzentrum-dresden.com|
|Clinique du Millénaire and Clinique Clémentville (Montpellier, France)
||12 months||1||Click here||Philippe Burtin||philippe.burtin[at]cegetel.net|
|University Hospitals Leuven
|12 months Basic Fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia||1||Click here||Dieter Von Beersel
|Sant’Orsola University Hospital (Bologna, Italy)
||12 months Basic Fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia||1||Click here||Massimo Baiocchi
Is your centre interested to host the fellowship programme? Click here to fill the application form and submit it.
For the tasks required by the Hosting Centres, click here.
For the sequence of procedures for EACTA Exit Interviews, click here.
For the process for appealing the decisions of an examiner or their professional conduct during an exit interview from an EACTA Fellowship, click here.
For the EACTA Policy for Dealing with the Non-Compliant Host Centres: A staged approach policy in escalating issues with non-compliant host centres for EACTA Fellowship Programs, click here.
For the draft of the first EACTA-ESA Consensus Document (Proposal for Certification of EACTA Fellowship Programme in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia by Feneck et al) – now outdated and not valid, click here.