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Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine

All trainees become familiar with the principles of preventive cardiovascular medicine, including:

  • Vascular biology
  • Genetics
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical trials
  • Outcomes research
  • Clinical pharmacology
  • Behavior change
  • Multidisciplinary care
  • Hypertension
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Thrombosis
  • Smoking cessation
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Exercise physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Psychosocial issues
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Gender and racial issues
  • Aging

Those who will focus their clinical practice in preventive cardiovascular medicine develop expertise in counseling for behavior change.