Frequently Asked Questions

Can I visit the hospital if I’m interested in doing so?

In-person visits are available for applicants who are interested. They will be able to see the hospital and meet with fellows but are unable to meet with program leadership.

Does your institution sponsor H1B visas?


When is your deadline?

Please refer to the ERAS fellowship application deadline

Is there a cut off of USMLE scores?


Do you need to take the USMLE step 3 exam before applying?


How important is research for applying to your program?

Internally, when we screen applications, we use a broad concept of academic potential. We seek candidates who have the potential to be academic cardiologists if they so decide. Prior research is not an absolute criterion for selection to be interviewed, but it’s the surest way to display one’s academic potential.

How many applicants do you accept yearly?

Five (5)

When do you start reviewing applications?

There is no specific date, but application review typically begins at the start of August

When do you start the interviewing process?

The interviews take place in the months of September and October. For interviews, we contact the applicants via phone or e-mail.

Do you participate in the Matching Program?