Our program of Cardiovascular Anesthesia at CES University has great national and international recognition developed in its 20 years of experience.

It is a program with a high academic level; Among its main characteristics, the training of the specialist in the area of intraoperative echocardiography for 1 year and its focus on internationalization stands out, the program permanently receives international applicants and interns and has important international agreements that allow the academic mobility of its residents.

Know the subjects and credits of each of the semesters of the program.

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Know our rates and dates 2021
Inscription: desde el 1 de diciembre de 2020 hasta el 27 de enero de 2021
Exam: 3 de febrero de 2021 (virtual - plataforma Moodle)
Interview: del 8 al 19 de febrero de 2021 (virtuales-aulas zoom)
Duration of the program: 4 semestres (2 años)
Payment of tuition: del 22 de febrero al 5 de marzo del 2021
Start of classes: Junio 1 del 2021 (curso de inducción)
Registration PIN cost: $321.300 COP
Total cost per semester: $16.300.000 COP
*El costo del semestre depende de la cantidad de créditos que se matriculen.
*Valores correspondientes a 2021

Documentation required for the registration process:

· Copia del acta de pregrado
· Copia del diploma
· Copia del documento de identidad (ampliado al 150%)
· Foto tamaño 3 x 4 a color, fondo blanco

NOTE: Previous documents or photocopies do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which false information is verified, or that are not fully filled out, will not be considered.

You will not be able to carry out the interview if you come to it without the minimum required documentation .

Clinical Postgraduate Assistant
Eliana Andrea Ramírez Marín
Teléfono: (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1333
E-mail: earamirez@ces.edu.co

Head of clinical postgraduate division
Carolina Cataño Velásquez
E-mail: ccatano@ces.edu.co
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Academic coordinator
Laura Catalina Libreros Foronda
E-mail: llibreros@ces.edu.co
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Program coordinator
Hernán Castro Arias
E-mail: hcastro@ces.edu.co

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of the applicant

Learn about the characteristics to be part of the cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesia program.

Main fields

We have our own rotation and practice centers and in agreementfor the development of activities. 

of the graduate

Our graduates are ethical, critical and humane people, willing to solve the needs of society.

Aimed at specialists in Anesthesiology. Dynamic people, open and willing to change and new knowledge.

• Medellín Clinic - Medellín
• University Hospital of San Vicente Foundation - Medellín
• Hospital Rionegro de San Vicente Foundation - Rionegro

• Valle del Lili Foundation - Cali
• IMBANACO Medical Center - Cali

They are people of integrity, with an academic training based on knowledge of basic and clinical sciences, skills in cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesia techniques, focused on continuous improvement of their work protocols.

They make ethical, autonomous, responsible and free decisions. They are passionate about their profession, respectful of human dignity, as well as their colleagues and teachers.

They communicate with their patients, colleagues and work team, effectively and efficiently.

Aware of their role in society. They are enterprising and innovative, always seeking to solve the particular needs of social environments, wherever in the world they decide to practice the medical profession.


Know the necessary requirements to access the degree process of our University.

Groups and lines

We offer different research groups to strengthen the knowledge of our professionals.

and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.

You must approve all the subjects of the study plan and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee, and also ...

1. Approve all the subjects of the study plan and specific requirements for each program, reported in minutes by the Promotions Committee.

2. To have presented the current evidence that the State determines to be mandatory.

3. Haber cumplido la exigencia de segunda lengua según lo manifestado en acuerdo de Consejo Superior.
4. Presentar certificado de asistencia a la Cátedra CES.
5. El pago de los derechos de grado, establecidos en los derechos pecuniarios.

6. Haber aprobado el trabajo de grado o investigación.
7. Paz y salvo con la Universidad por todo concepto.

Main Group: CES Anesthesia

Lines of investigation:

Anestesia regional
Manejo del dolor
Anestesia general

Groups that support the program:

Epidemiology and biostatistics, Public Health Observatory, Health Technologies.

For financing we have agreements with:
Programa de Fortalecimiento Educativo CES
Banco Pichincha
Fondo Sapiencia
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
Fondo Nacional del Ahorro (FNA)

We have our own scholarships and in alliance with the following entities:
Entidades públicas

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Exchanges from
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Legal information of the program

Program name:
Specialization in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia

Program modality:

SNIES code:

Qualified record:
Resolución 9858 de julio 31 de 2013


Title awarded:
Especialista en Anestesia Cardiovascular y Torácica

2 años (4 semestres)

Especialista en Anestesia y Reanimación

2 por año

Total cost per semester:
$16.300.000 COP

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