Trainees in The UTHealth Cardiovascular Perfusion Program at McGovern Medical School will be required to complete a full-time 12-month program composed of academic and clinical training.


SemesterContact HoursCourse Title
SEMESTER I2Anatomy and Physiology I
3Principles and Practice in Perfusion Technology I
2Pathophysiology of Perfusion Technology I
4Clinical Practicum I
Total Semester I Hours11
SEMESTER II2Anatomy and Physiology II
3Principles and Practice in Perfusion Technology II
2Pathophysiology of Perfusion Technology II
4Clinical Practicum II
Total Semester II Hours11
SEMESTER III1Pharmacology in Perfusion I
2Principles and Practice in Perfusion Technology III
2Research in Perfusion/Case Report
4Clinical Practicum III
Total Semester III Hours9
Total Credit Hours31

2023 Academic Calendar

First Day of ClassJanuary 3
Semester IJanuary 3 – April 30
Memorial DayMay29
Semester IIMay 1 – September 1
Independence DayJuly 4
Semester IIISeptember 3 – December 15
Labor DaySeptember 4
ThanksgivingNovember 23
Research PresentationsDecember 6 - 8
GraduationDecember 16