University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

How to Apply – Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship

Program Contact Information

Miguel Leal, MD, FACC, FHRS
Program Director

Zachary Goldberger, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS
Associate Program Director

Theresa Teske
Program Coordinator

Jacki Johnson
Assistant Program Coordinator

Please Note

2020 recruitment cycle

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to our program in June 2020 for a July 2021 program start

All fellowship candidate interviews will be conducted VIRTUALLY between August and October 2020

The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (CCEP) Fellowship Program at the University of Wisconsin accepts fellowship applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Interested applicants should expect to submit their application through ERAS in June for matriculation into the program in July of the following calendar year, or approximately 13 months after application submission.

Additionally, the UW CCEP Fellowship Program participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Please be sure you are registered for both ERAS and NRMP!

Hallway discussion

Application Materials

An application to our fellowship program is considered complete when ERAS has received the following documents:

  • Completed ERAS Common Application Form
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Personal Statement
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from the applicant’s Cardiovascular Disease fellowship Program Director
  • ECFMG certificate (if applicable)


Applicants must be board-certified in Internal Medicine. Applicants must successfully graduate from an ACGME-Accredited Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship prior to start of the CCEP Fellowship Program, and must be board-certified or board-eligible for American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Cardiovascular Disease certification upon start of the CCEP Fellowship Program.

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria to be eligible:

  1. Graduates of U.S. or Canadian medical schools accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), or graduates of U.S. or Canadian Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) or Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
  2. Graduates of medical schools outside the U.S. or Canada who are certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and meet one of the following criteria:
    1. U.S. Citizenship
    2. Permanent legal residency status in the U.S. (green card)
    3. Eligible to hold a J-1 Clinical Visa sponsored by ECGMG

The UWHC and Department of Medicine do not sponsor H-1 Visas. Other legal documents authorizing work in the U.S. will be reviewed.

Proof of current CPR and ACLS certification is required prior to starting the program.

Further Information