How to Apply

To begin the application process for the accredited Advanced Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplantation Fellowship training program, complete the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) beginning July 1. The complete ERAS application should be submitted by August 15.

To apply for an unaccredited position, please send an email to to request an application. Deadline to apply for a 2021 position is December 31, 2020.

ACGME-Accredited Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Applications

Each year, we offer:

  • One Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited position for candidates who have already completed a U.S.-based cardiology fellowship
  • One or two unaccredited positions for candidates directly from internal medicine residency

Please note: Candidates without a prior cardiovascular disease fellowship will be ineligible to sit for the Advanced Heart Failure board exam.

The program cannot accept applications from applicants on H1B visas at this time.

For More Information

For questions about the clinical or research aspect of the fellowship program, please contact:

Chantal El Amm, MD
Program Director
Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program

For questions regarding the fellowship program's application or interview process, please contact:

Joanna Benson
Academic Program Administrator
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106
Fax: 216-844-8954