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Neurology Vascular Stroke Goals and Objectives

The University of Tennessee Vascular Stroke Fellowship Training Program is an ACGME accredited, one-year training program that aims to develop neurologists in mastering core competencies related to stroke and become compassionate clinicians , to relate well with patients, other physicians, and medical personnel, become accomplished teachers, and adapt self-learning, and whenever applicable, to become successful clinical scientists , mastering the knowledge to practice vascular neurology and Neuro-critical care effectively and independently.

The trainees:

  • learn to understand major aspects of stroke and learn to evaluate and treat stroke patients independently in regular and emergency settings
  • know how to act professional and have excellent interpersonal relationships with patients, families, and medical personnel
  • to develop knowledge in medical economics and managed care, including social aspects of medical care, and of end of life issues, develop educational skills related to the field of vascular neurology

To achieve these goals, the program offers a wide variety of experiences and educational conferences in a setting that provides close supervision by faculty contact with intellectual inquiry and excellent patient care.

Last Published: Jun 16, 2017