American University of Beirut

Cardiology Fellowship Program

​​The Cardiovascular Fellowship at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUB-MC) is a 3 year program that offers clinical training across the spectrum of cardiovascular diseases : Clinical Cardiology, Non-invasive Cardiac imaging, Interventional cardiology, and Electrophysiology.

Fellow’s Training Manual

The fellow’s training manual is a comprehensive document that summarize the goals, expectations and responsibilities of the fellows, the fellowship and hospital policies, learning objectives, key competencies, and evaluation methods.

  • Goals of the Program
  • Selection Policy
  • Supervision Policy
  • Training Manual
  • Appendix I. Clinical Rotations
  • Appendix II. Evaluation System
    • Fellow evaluation by resident
    • Fellow peer-to-peer evaluation and fellow self-nurses to patient
    • Fellow evaluation of the program-yearly
    • Mid-end-year evaluation
    • Rotation evaluation by fellow
    • Attending evaluating the program yearly
    • Cardiology attending evaluation by fellow
    • Cardiology fellows evaluation - Cath lab
    • Cardiology fellows evaluation - CCU
    • Cardiology fellows evaluation - Consult
    • Cardiology fellows evaluation - Echocardiography
    • Cardiology fellows evaluation - Nuclear Imaging
    • Cardiology fellows evaluation - Electrophysiology
    • Cardiology fellows evaluation - HF
  • Appendix III. Research
  • Appendix IV. Call, Duty Hours and Moonlighting policies
  • Template Fellows Procedure Documentation
  • In-Training Performance Evaluation
  • Rotation Blocks
  • Didactic Curriculum


  • Coronary Care Unit
  • Consult Service
  • Electrophysiology consult and laboratory
  • Echocardiography
  • Non-invasive laboratory
  • Advanced Imaging (Nuclear, Cardiac MRI and CT)
  • Heart Catheterization

Cardiology Services

  • Inpatient unit (CCU, consults)
  • Outpatient service (OPD, clinic)
  • Preventive Cardiology Clinic
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Catheterization (femoral and radial approaches) and percutaneous intervention
  • Electrophysiology (device implantation, Atrial fibrillation ablation, SVT/VT ablation, mapping)
  • Echocardiography (TTE, TEE with 3D and advanced imaging, stress echocardiography)
  • Nuclear cardiology (SPECT)
  • Cardiac CT
  • Cardiac MRI

Research Opportunity

  • Fellowship Research Program
  • Clinical Research
  • Basic Science Research


Please contact Ms. Rania Jaber from the Graduate Medical Education Office for an application at 00961 1 350000 ext. 5407
Head of Division
Habib A. Dakik, MD

Director Fellowship Training Program


​Full-time Faculty

Habib Dakik, MD (Head, Division of Cardiology)
Marwan Refaat, MD (Director, Fellowship Training Program)
Antoine Abchee, MD
Bernard Abi Saleh, MD
Samir Alam, MD
Samir Arnaout, MD
Walid Gharzuddine, MD
Ziad Ghazzal, MD
Hussein Ismaeel, MD
Maurice Khoury, MD
Abdallah Rubeiz, MD
Fadi Sawaya, MD
Hadi Skouri, MD

Part-time Faculty

​Jaber Sawaya MD

Seta Apelian
00961 1 350000, ext. 5420

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