Application Process

We are currently accepting applications for the 2019–2020 Academic Year. 


To be eligible, the applicant should have:

  • Completed an ACGME-accredited Cardiovascular Disease fellowship training program per American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) guidelines
  • ABIM board certification or board eligibility
  • Must secure full California State Medical License prior to beginning training date 
  • US citizenship or be in possession of a green card or be in possession of an EAD (work permit)

The following supporting documents are required from each candidate:

  1. Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Personal Statement (1 page maximum)
  4. USMLE Transcript with STEP I, II and III scores
  5. ABIM Board Certificate 
  6. ECFMG Certificate
  7. ACLS and BLS certifications
  8. One Letter of Recommendation from Cardiovascular Disease Program Director
  9. Two Letters of Recommendations from cardiologists familiar with candidate’s work


Ankit Rathod

Ankit Rathod, MD
Program Director

Contact Us

For information about our application requirements, please refer to Application Process. For answers to specific questions:

Connie Gonzalez
Fellowship Program Coordinator

Phone:  (559) 499-6522

Fax: (559) 499-6501
Email: [email protected]