Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does the Program offer an additional year of training?
    • The Program extends an offer to interview to all interested applicants to our one-year Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program.
  • Does the Program accept J-1 and H-1 visa holders?
    • The Program does accept J-1 visa holders.
    • On a very limited basis, the Program may be able to extend an offer to an H-1 visa holder, but only at our primary teaching site.
  • What is the Program’s current ACGME accreditation status?
    • The Program is fully accredited by the ACGME with no citations.  In fact, the Program has consistently received commendations from the ACGME for its continued compliance with ACGME program and institutional requirements.
  • Does the Program offer a formal mentorship program?
    • Yes.  Fellows are assigned a mentor at the beginning of their fellowship training.  Mentors and mentees meet regularly to: review the fellows’ trajectory towards independent practice; guide the fellows’ in their career path; and to discuss other matters the fellows may wish to share.
  • Does the Program offer in-training exams?
    • Yes.  The Program administers the annual ACC In-Training Exam at no cost to the fellows.  Our fellows have consistently scored at or above the national norms.
  • What percentage of fellows sit for the ABIM Certifying Exam in Cardiology and what is the rolling pass rate?
    • 100% of our graduates sit for the ABIM Certifying Exam in Cardiology.  Our Program boasts a >90% rolling pass rate over five years.
  • Upon graduation, what were the future plans of some of the Program’s graduates?
                         Over the past five years, our fellows have:
  • Entered our Interventional Cardiology  Fellowship Program
  • Entered an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program in New York
  • Entered a Structural Heart Fellowship in New York
  • Entered private practice in California, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, and, Pennsylvania, to name a few
  • Joined our Program Leadership as Core Faculty Members