Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
The Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship (Cardiology Fellowship) at the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute aims to train outstanding clinicians in the field of cardiovascular medicine, to nurture interest in scientific investigation, and to help trainees reach their ultimate career goals in cardiology practice. Our faculty and staff are clinician-educators and scientists that are dedicated to the task of training tomorrow's cardiologists.
The educational program is based on curriculum, mentorship and experiences in a variety of settings including:
- Inpatient cardiovascular services
- Outpatient cardiovascular practice
- Clinical laboratory and procedure-based services
- Research laboratory
Although the cardiovascular fellowship is a three-year accredited program, a four-year curriculum that includes expanded research activities is encouraged as part of our goal of training clinician-scientists for successful careers in academic medicine.
The clinical activities are performed at OHSU Hospital and the VA Medical Center which are located on the same campus. The curriculum includes core rotations and electives. For each rotation, the learning objectives and expectations based on ACGME competencies are provided.
There are many basic science, translational and clinical research opportunities at the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute related to cardiology. Our faculty includes superb mentors who are recognized internationally for their research and teaching accomplishments.
How to Apply
Thank you for your interest in the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program at the OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute. We participate in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Instructions for completing and submitting the ERAS application can be found here
Your application must include:
- A personal statement
- A letter of recommendation from your Program Director
- Three recent (dated within the last 12 months) letters of recommendation
- Verification of completion of an ACGME-accredited medicine internship and residency prior to entering the program
- Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE) or ECFMG certificate (for foreign medical graduates)
- You must be legally able to work in the U.S., or eligible to obtain work authorization
- An electronic photograph
We participate in the National Residency Matching Program and are bound by their regulations and calendar. We will begin reviewing applications on Friday, July 15, 2016. Selected applicants will be invited to interview on-site beginning in early September and interviews will conclude in early October.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Only applicants who have completed Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship will be considered for a subspecialty fellowship.
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