David Murray, MD
Theresa Teske, C-TAGME
The University of Wisconsin Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant (AHFTx) fellowship offers a unique, integrated opportunity to train in heart failure, critical care and post-heart transplant management—at one of the country's most active and successful transplant centers.
In addition to a gaining a robust experience in the entire spectrum of heart failure care, we encourage you to identify a “plus 1” skill set to develop additional expertise in a subspecialty area. We tailor the learning experience to aid you in achieving your goal.
"Great program! It’s an honor to be trained by world-renowned mentors. UW and Madison will always have a special space in my heart.”
—Umama Gorsi, MBBS, fellowship alumna
Why You'll Love Our Program
- A nationally recognized transplant center known for innovative treatment approaches and excellent outcomes, and one of only 5 VA hospitals nationwide performing heart transplants and left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implants
- Learner-centered education includes niche clinics and learning activities in pulmonary hypertension, cardio-oncology, cardiac-specific palliative care, and infiltrative/inflammatory cardiomyopathy
- Exposure to all forms of percutaneous mechanical circulatory support
- Balanced inpatient/outpatient training with opportunities for research
"Dr. Murray dedicates a lot of time to teaching and tailors it to what [you] are most interested in learning. He also is an incredible role model for having tough conversations with patients, and is able to break down difficult topics into metaphors that anyone can understand.”
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"We teach you to provide thoughtful, evidence based, patient-centered care. You'll be an integral member of our interdisciplinary team in an environment that prizes collaborative care."
Our incredibly stimulating environment makes it fun to come to work each day."