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How to Apply

Applications for the 2023-2024 season open July 2023.

The program accepts six fellows each year and uses the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). All interviews will be conducted virtually.

The following items are required for application and can be uploaded through the ERAS/NRMP websites:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal statement
  • USMLE scores
  • Professional photograph

We also require at least 3 letters of recommendations.

Please note, we accept J-1 visas however we do not accept H1B visas. A PTAL letter is not required with your application.

Key Steps
Key Steps Dates
Submit your application through ERAS and register for the Match through NRMP. Applications open July 2023.
Interviews Interviews conducted September- October, 2023. Applicants will be notified by email if selected for an interview.
NRMP Rank List due November 15, 2023.
NRMP Match Day November 29, 2023.
Fellowships start date July 1, 2024.


Contact Us

Anna McDivit, MD
Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program


Harpreet Bhatia, MD MAS
Associate Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program


Margo Relaford
Program Coordinator, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program
9452 Medical Center Drive #7411
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
La Jolla, CA 92037-7411
Email: | Tel : (858) 246-1326