Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine UGM is quite a new department, established on the 28th of December 2004. Previously, it was still a part of the Internal Medicine Department. Before Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine was established, in March 2004 Cardiac Center in RSUP Dr. Sardjito was built, serving role as tertiary referral center for heart disease. On the 28th of December 2004, Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, was established as a center for Specialist training. Until today, students in our department has reached 50 students from all over Indonesia, with 19 cardiologist alumni. Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine UGM with its 8 divisions and 1 cardiology research unit has been supported with numerous facilities to support the education process and completing its role as the center for specialist
This department has subdivision of Cardiology Research Unit (CRU) and also performs surveillance in registry system (mitral stenosis, atrial fibrillation adult congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure and vascular disease). Research ideas are expected to arise from these registry for the development of cardiology. Our department has been developing research network with Kobe University Japan in the the field of pulmonary hypertension and congenital heart disease (atrial septal defect).
In 2011 Invasive and Non-surgical Intervention Cardiology Diagnostic Center and Electrophysiology Laboratorium have been established to improve the patient service. Those services have played role as the excellent service in coronary heart disease and arrhythmia. Until now, Department of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, has 18 staff with high commitment to educate, deliver patient service and researchas mentioned in Tridharma of Higher Education. We have 2 professors, 9 PhDs, 10 consultants and 3 general cardiologists. Our deparment also has affiliation with 3 hospital network (RSUD Banyumas, RSUP Soeradji Tirtonegoro Klaten dan RS Harjo Lukito) to support education process.
|2004||Cardiology and Vascular Medicine Department and RSUP Dr. Sardjito Cardiac Center established|
|2009||Center for Cardiologist Training approved|
|2012||Invasive Management of Arrhythmia developed|
|2013||Eight divisions of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine Departmentestablished|
|2015||CRU (Cardiology Research Unit) established|