Cardiology is a unique, all-encompassing specialty covering primary/secondary prevention and acute/chronic conditions with medical, percutaneous and surgical management options. The specialty has a solid evidence-base and a plethora of research opportunities from bench to bedside.
AIM provides the initial assessment, investigation, diagnosis and management of patients with an acute medical illness during the first 72 hours of their hospital stay. The speciality also provides expertise in the management of medical patients who can be cared for in an ambulatory setting.
Dr Jonathan Cartledge, academic lead for Year 5 MBBS at UCL and consultant HIV physician at the Mortimer Market Centre, Central and North West London (CNWL), talks about his role leading the RCP/UCL Medical Education programme.