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The three-year pediatric cardiology fellowship program at Vanderbilt challenges trainees through intensive clinical experience and opportunities for investigative work in a number of clinical and basic research fields. The training program at Vanderbilt is approved by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

How to Apply

We participate in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and only accept applications in this manner. Our program number is ACGME ID: 3254711045. As of 2018, the ERAS program applications are available on July 15 and review will begin by August 1. Our deadline for submission of applications is August 15 for positions beginning the following July 1.

We offer positions through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) fellowship match, and our NMPR # is 1702325F0. Match lists must be submitted through the NRMP by its deadline, which as of 2018 is in November for positions starting July 1 of the following year. The results of the match are released both to programs and to applicants approximately; six weeks after the lists are submitted.

There are many more applicants to our program than we can interview. Interviews are conducted between the end of August and the beginning of November by invitation, after review of the application materials. As a result, we encourage you to apply early. The following are minimum requirements for application to the training program.

  1. Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatrics or Medicine-Pediatrics
  2. Completed application
  3. Three letters of recommendation, preferably including your residency program director and at least one pediatric cardiologist
  4. School of Medicine transcript
  5. USMLE/COMPLEX transcript of Step 1-3 scores
  6. ECFMG certification if pertinent
  7. Personal interview (by invitation)

We hope you will look over our website and submit an application. Please contact Shannon McMillan, our program coordinator, with questions at shannon.g.mcmillan@vumc.org.

See the links below to learn more about our fellowship program.

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For information on the adult cardiology fellowship, visit the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Training Program.

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