TSDA Congenital In-Training Exam

2019 TSDA Congenital In-Training Exam
(for congenital cardiac surgery fellows)

Saturday, March 23, 2019

The 2019 TSDA Congenital In-Training Exam for congenital cardiac surgery fellows will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Registration is now open.

The goals of the exam are to help congenital cardiac fellowship program directors gauge the knowledge base of their fellows, and to determine whether fellows possess the knowledge and cognitive skills for safe and effective performance in the profession.

Please read the General Information Sheet for additional information about the exam.
The following are eligible to register for the 2019 TSDA Congenital In-Training Exam:

  • ACGME-approved congenital cardiac surgery fellows at ACGME-accredited programs
  • Non ACGME-approved congenital cardiac surgery fellows at ACGME-accredited programs
  • Congenital cardiac surgery fellows at non ACGME-accredited programs*
  • CT surgery residents who accepted a congenital cardiac surgery fellowship position at an ACGME-accredited congenital cardiac surgery program

*There is a $350 registration fee for each registered congenital cardiac surgery fellow at non ACGME-accredited programs. There is no registration fee for other registration categories. The TSDA tax ID# is: 56-1196918. TSDA does not accept credit card payments or purchase orders. Payment by check must be received prior to the exam date, or test taker access may be denied.

TSDA will utilize Survey Monkey to administer the Congenital ITE and a proctor must be present for the duration of the exam.

Click here to take a TEST SURVEY to confirm your institution’s operating system can access Survey Monkey. If the hyperlink does not work, copy and paste the following into your Internet browser’s address bar: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VNVBXHN

There will be approximately 130 questions on the exam. Program Directors will receive the results two to four weeks following the exam. Technical support will not be available on exam day.

2019 Congenital ITE Materials
Registration Form
General Information
Letter of Agreement

Contact TSDA Headquarters with any questions.
Beth Winer, Executive Director, bwiner@tsda.org, 312-202-5855
Maricruz Carreno, Affiliate Coordinator, mcarreno@sts.org, 312-202-5898

2018 TSDA Congenital In-Training Exam Committee
Cynthia Herrington, MD, Chair, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Stephanie Fuller, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Richard Mainwaring, MD, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital