The Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship program at Wake Forest School of Medicine prepares doctors to be cardiologists skilled in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

This is a three-year program that includes supervised training in:

  • Clinical cardiology
  • Electrocardiography
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart failure
  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Imaging including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, CT and MR

Program Goals and Objectives

The Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship program aims to develop outstanding physicians in the field of cardiology through exposure to:

  • Clinical volume
  • Breadth of cardiovascular medicine
  • Advanced diagnostics
  • Advanced therapies
  • Academic growth
    • A meaningful research experience
    • Dedicated didactics and conference schedule
    • Faculty mentorship of fellows
    • Fellow mentorship of house staff and students
    • Value of fellow-faculty interaction

Additional Training

In addition to the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship, the following cardiovascular fellowships are also offered:

The Cardiovascular Research Fellowship

This cardiac research-focused fellowship is a two-year program but can be combined with the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship to create a four-year program.

The Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

This one-year program is offered to three fellows per year and requires the completion of the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship

The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship

This two-year program provides fellows with extensive experience in all areas of electrophysiology. It is offered to two fellows per year and requires the completion of the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship.


Why Choose Wake Forest for Fellowship?

Several current fellows describe what they love about being at Wake Forest and living in Winston-Salem.

Program Benefits Highlights

As a fellow of Wake Forest you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-call resources (rooms, meals, etc.)
Learn more about the all standard benefits available to Wake Forest Fellows. Program-specific benefits, if available, can be found on the program application page.