The first step is done by enrolling at university to study medicine. Nevertheless, there comes a moment you’ll have to choose your specialty. The European Society of Cardiology Congress can offer us students a chance to find out whether cardiology or cardiac surgery might be the specialty that will cheer our hearts. Therefore, I - Grischa, medical student - will try to give you as much insights as possible on what's happening in the field of cardiology at the moment.
Meanwhile, here are two "heart" facts concerning the medical education for our german students or for those that would like to specialize on cardiology in Germany:
In addition to 6 years of medical school, your education will encompass...
... 3 years of general internal medicine and
... 3 years of specialized training in cardiology.