SCCT curriculum guidelines for general (level 1) cardiovascular CT training

Christopher D. Maroules, Michael K. Cheezum, Parag H. Joshi, Michelle Williams, Lauren A. Simprini, Katarina H. Nelson, Marcio S. Bittencourt, J. Jeffrey Carr, W. Guy Weigold, Ricardo C. Cury, Ron Blankstein, Suhny Abbara

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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography has developed general (level 1) cardiovascular CT (CCT) training guidelines for radiology resident and cardiology fellow education. As CCT use has expanded over the past decade, it is essential to incorporate such training in both diagnostic radiology residency programs and cardiology fellowship programs. This curriculum will ensure residents and fellows-in-training obtain a fundamental understanding of CCT to stay current in the evolving landscape of cardiovascular imaging and know how and when to use CCT. The curriculum will also help narrow the present knowledge and training gap that exists for CCT between different programs and may encourage trainees to pursue additional training in advanced cardiovascular imaging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-88
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of cardiovascular computed tomography
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2015


  • Cardiovascular CT
  • Curriculum guidelines
  • Fellowship
  • Residency
  • Training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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