Cardiovascular Research Fellowship Application Process

The Cardiovascular Research Fellowship program is either a two-year research program or a four-year combined program with the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship.

Application Process

Applicants interested in pursing the Cardiovascular Research Fellowship program are required to apply through the Electronic Fellowship Application Service (ERAS) with the documents listed below.

Candidates who match will be notified by mail of available dates to schedule an interview.


July 1, 2018

Submitting an Application 

  • To apply for the 3-year Cardiovascular Fellowship Program, please go to the AAMC website:Application for ERAS Fellowships.
    • Indicate your interest by applying for the General Cardiology Training program.
    • We do not accept J1 visas for our fellowships. Applicants for our fellowship programs must have their green card or U.S. citizenship, and should expect completion of Internal Medicine training at an ACGME-accredited institution prior to the Fellowship.

  • Please fill out the ERAS Fellowship application for the combined research and clinical training 4-year Cardiovascular Research program.
    • Select the 4-year option on the ERAS form to indicate your desire to enter the combined research and clinical training program.

  • To apply for the 2 year Cardiovascular Research training program, please fill out this application.

Required Documents

As part of the SAFAS process, prospective fellows will need to submit the following documentation:

  • USMLE Step I, II and III scores and/or COMLEX-USA 1, 2 and 3 scores
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Exchange Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates certification (if applicable)
  • Personal statement or letter of interest explaining career choice and goals
  • Three letters of recommendation, one of which should be from the applicant’s residency program director
  • Current photograph