The Fetal Cardiovascular Center offers continuing education for regional and national care providers in the area of ultrasound and fetal assessment through the following venues:

  • Annual training, through educational CME activity, to increase effectiveness of screening and improve prenatal detection of congenital heart disease
  • A national educational course on fetal echocardiography with topics related to screening, diagnosis and management of pregnancies with congenital heart disease
  • Information in local and regional newsletters and publications regarding the prevention of fetal cardiovascular malformations
  • Visiting fellowships for physicians and sonographers from various countries for training in fetal echocardiography

EVMS is one of the few institutions in the country to have integrated ultrasound technology into its medical student curriculum. Medical students have the opportunity to select an elective in high-risk obstetrics during their fourth-year rotations.