How to Apply

The Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Five fellowship positions are available each year.

To begin the application process for the three-year General Cardiovascular Medicine fellowship training program, complete the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) beginning July 1. The complete ERAS application should be submitted by August 15.

Applications must include:

  • Completed ERAS Common Application Form (CAF)
  • Medical school transcript
  • Medical school dean's letter
  • Three letters of recommendation (including one from the Internal Medicine Residency program director)
  • USMLE Steps 1 & 2 Transcripts and, if applicable, ECFMG Status Report

For International Medical Graduates (IMG), completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited Internal Medicine Residency training program and American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) board-eligibility in internal medicine is required for ABIM board-eligibility and certification in cardiovascular medicine.

Interview Process for Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program

Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews in September. During the interview visit, applicants will meet with several faculty members and the current fellows. All efforts will be made to accommodate applicants' areas of interest or goals for their fellowship training.

Please note: University Hospitals is committed to the health and wellness of our employees, our patients and our community. As part of these efforts, effective January 1, 2012, we will only hire candidates who do not use tobacco products. All candidates will be required to confirm their non-tobacco use when expressing interest for a job opportunity. Selected candidates for hire will be tested for tobacco use as part of the pre-employment lab screening process already in place.

Application Process

For questions about the 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
216-844-7603
Fax: 216-844-8954
Joanna.Benson@UHhospitals.org

For questions about the fellowship's educational and clinical components, please contact:

Brian Hoit, MD
Fellowship Program Director
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106
216-844-3855
Brian.Hoit@UHhospitals.org

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