University of Nebraska Medical Center


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Our program provides a range of educational opportunities in clinical and research settings for students, residents, fellows and staff.

Clinical- and research-oriented conferences are offered Mondays and Thursdays. Other educational opportunities are offered by both the Cardiovascular Medicine and Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, which frequently draw well-known speakers from outside institutions.

Enhanced Medical and Education Track

The main objective of the Cardiovascular Medicine EMET program is to expose students to scientific and clinical aspects of cardiovascular medicine and enhance their awareness and understanding of cardiovascular disease.

Students participating in the Cardiovascular Medicine EMET will:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the practice of cardiovascular medicine
  • Develop the skills needed to critically evaluate the scientific and medical literature
  • Develop an understanding of how to initiate and execute a research project
  • Develop an understanding of the skills required to conduct scientific and/or clinical research
  • Gain insight into the ethical issues surrounding scientific and clinical research

Contact Us

Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine


Niyada Naksuk, MD

Member, UNMC Institutional Review Board
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Genetics Program
Medical Director, Heart Failure Research

Douglas A. Stoller, MD, PhD