University of Nebraska Medical Center

Our Program

Our fellowship has been ACGME-approved since 2013. We are proud that our fellowship graduates have compiled a 100% board pass rate.

Visit the GME page for salary and benefits information.


Rebecca Aron, MD

Program Director Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship

Rebecca Aron, MD, headshot
Mary Bernhagen

Coordinator Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship


Mary Bernhagen, headshot

This Department of Anesthesiology video for residents can also be useful to prospective fellows.

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In addition to our expert Cardiothoracic Division faculty and department leadership, fellows can expect to work with and find interdisciplinary teamwork from leaders including, but not limited to:

  • Daniel R. Anderson, MD, Internal Medicine chief of cardiovascular medicine
  • Lance Fristoe, Nebraska Medicine chief perfusionist, manager of anesthesia support services
  • Samer Sayyed, MD, Nebraska Medicine medical director of non-invasive cardiovascular services and echocardiogram lab
  • Shaun Thompson, MD, director, Critical Care Anesthesiology Fellowship Program

This UNMC GME video portrays all the assets trainees can take advantage of on UNMC's campus.

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