Cardiovascular Interest Group (CVIG)


Welcome To The Cardiovascular Interest Group Page!



Mission Statement

The purpose of the Cardiovascular Interest Group at the University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix is to expose students to the field of cardiovascular medicine. To this end, the Cardiovascular Interest Group will organize and host a variety of events including lunch presentations by physicians representing a wide variety of cardiovascular-related medical and surgical specialties including non-invasive cardiology, invasive cardiology, interventional cardiology, vascular/endovascular surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, interventional radiology, endocrinology, and radiology. The Cardiovascular Interest Group will also organize and run hands-on workshop experiences and provide students with shadowing experiences in various cardiovascular medicine-related specialties to allow them to integrate basic science knowledge with clinical information and other diagnostic data to ultimately provide better care to the patient.

CVIG is open to all students interested in the fields of cardiovascular medicine and surgery and does not exclude or deny participation of any individual based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, disability, religion, and anything else you can think of.



Club Activities 2016
Ranexa Case Study

Hosted by Gilead Sciences
February 3, 6:30pm
Ruth Chris Steakhouse
Must RSVP online
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Cardiovascular Simulation Night!!
Heart murmur auscultation, EKG stations, Echo-cardiograms, and Central lines!
April 7, 2016
Co-Hosted with SAMTIG
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Arizona ACC Annual Meeting
Cardiology Conference
May 19, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Camelback Golf Club & Lakeview Ballroom
7847 N Mockingbird Lane
Scottsdale, AZ 852533

Register online! Fee: $20

       Club Leadership Co-Chairs:

Zana Alattar
zalattar@email.arizona.edu
David Casper 
davidcasper@email.arizona.edu
Tyler Hoelscher
thoelscher@email.arizona.edu
Zachary Morrison
morrison0139@email.arizona.edu

Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Elaine Niggemann MD,
CPR Block Director,
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix
elainen@email.arizona.edu