Stanford CVICU Service Homepage

Welcome to the Stanford CVICU Website! We hope you find this a valuable resource.
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Charles Hill, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Stanford University
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Logistics of CVICU

Learn the nuts and bolts of how the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Service operates. In this section, we’ll cover:

  1. Overview of the service
  2. General policies and procedures
  3. Important contacts and numbers

Essential Readings & Talks

Begin your studying for CVICU here. We have iBooks, PDF files and talks that cover a number of important topics including:

  1. Cardiopulmonary Bypass
  2. ECMO Cannulation
  3. Ventilator Management


These lessons are designed to help you get the most out of your time in the CVICU. Learn topics in more depth, such as:

  1. ACLS and Crisis Management
  2. Implantable Cardiac Devices
  3. Transthoracic Echocardiography