SNIES: 7540 | Qualified registration: Resolution 9858 of July 31, 2013

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

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

Learn about the subjects and credits of each of the program’s semesters.

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Know our rates and dates
Registration: 27-01-2021
Examination: 3 de febrero de 2021 (virtual - plataforma Moodle)
Interview:  del 8 al 19 de febrero de 2021 (virtuales-aulas zoom)
Admission results:  Podrás consultar si fuiste admitido en nuestra web o llamando a la facultad del programa elegido
Duration of the programme: 4 semestres (2 años)
Tuition payment:  del 22 de febrero al 5 de marzo del 2021
Classes start: Junio 1 del 2021 (curso de inducción)
Registration PIN cost: $321.300 COP
Total cost per semester: $16.300.000 COP
*The cost of the semester depends on the number of credits enrolled.

Documentation required for the registration process:

– Copy of the undergraduate certificate
– Copy of the diploma
– Copy of identity card (extended to 150%)
– Photo size 3 x 4 color, white background

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

Those forms in which the data is proven to be false, or not fully completed, will not be considered.

The interview cannot be held if you come to it without the minimum required documentation.

Clinical Postgraduate Assistant
Eliana Andrea Ramírez Marín
Telephone:  (57) (4) 444 05 55 Ext. 1333

Head of Clinical Postgraduate Division
Carolina Cataño Velásquez
Telephone: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Academic Coordinator
Laura Catalina Libreros Foronda
Telephone:  (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1333

Program Coordinator
Hernán Castro Arias

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Learn about the characteristics to be part of the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia program.

Main rotational

We have our own rotation and practice centres and in agreement for the development of activities.


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

Aimed at specialists in Anaesthesiology. Dynamic people, open and willing to changes and new knowledge.

• Medellin Clinic – Medellin
• San Vicente University Hospital Foundation – Medellín
• San Vicente Rionegro Hospital Foundation – Rionegro

• Lili Valley Foundation – Cali
• IMBANACO Medical Center – Cali

They are people of integrity, with an academic background 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 of their colleagues and teachers.

They communicate with their patients, colleagues and staff, 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.


Learn about the requirements needed to access the degree process at our University.

Groups and lines
of research

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 pass all curriculum subjects and specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotion Committee, and in addition…

1. Approve all curriculum subjects and specific requirements for each program, reported in minutes by the Promotion Committee.

2. Submit the evidence in force that the State determines to be obligatory.

3. To have fulfilled the requirement of a second language as stated in the agreement of the Superior Council.
4. Submit the  certificate of attendance at the CES Chair.
5. Payment of the fees for the degree, as set out in the financial entitlements.
6. Have approved the graduate work or research.
7. Be in good standing with the University for every concept.

Main Group: CES Anesthesia

Lines of research:

– Regional anesthesia
– Pain Management
– General Anesthesia

Groups that support the program:

Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Public Health Observatory, Health Technologies

For financing we have agreements with:
Bank of Bogotá
Sapiencia Fund
Pichincha Bank
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)
Helm Bank

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

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Legal information of the program

Name of the program:
Specialization in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia

Program mode:


Qualified registration:
Resolution 9858 of July 31, 2013


Title granted:
Specialist in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia

2 years (4 semesters)

Specialist in Anesthesia and Resuscitation

2 per year

Total cost per semester:
$16.300.000 COP

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