UW Health is the employer for any of our ACGME-accredited residency and fellowship programs. Visit the UW Health GME website for details on eligibility and credentialing requirements, benefits and institutional learning environment.

We follow departmental and institutional guidance on non-discrimination, and conduct holistic application review to minimize the influence of racial, ethnic, and gender bias in applicant invitation and ranking.


Qualified applicants must: 

  • Have successfully completed the following training:  
    • ACGME-accredited (or Canadian RCPSC- or CFPC-accredited) residency in Internal Medicine 
    • ACGME-accredited (or Canadian RCPSC- or CFPC-accredited) 3-year fellowship in cardiovascular disease  
  • Be board-eligible or board-certified in Cardiovascular Disease 
  • Have proof of current CPR and ACLS certification prior to starting the CCEP fellowship 
  • Hold U.S. citizenship, permanent resident status (green card), J-1 visa or Employment Authorization Document (EAD); the institution does not support H-1 visas 
  • Graduates of medical schools outside of the U.S. or Canada must be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and abide by all related policies  

Exceptional international medical graduates who do not meet the above criteria may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for consideration must:   

  • Have completed the equivalent of residency and cardiology training as outlined above outside of the continental U.S.  
  • Hold the equivalent of board eligible or board-certified status as outlined above in their home country or country of training  
  • Have demonstrated clinical excellence, scholarship, and/or leadership in their specialty  
  • Be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)  


We accept applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) program. Applications are due through ERAS by August 15.

All UW CVM fellowship programs participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Applicants must register with both ERAS and the NRMP.  

Your completed application packet must include: 

  • Completed ERAS common application form 
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from your cardiovascular disease fellowship program director; and if applicable, a fourth letter of recommendation from your most recent program director (if other than cardiology fellowship) 
  • Personal statement 
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX transcript 
  • Current CV, inclusive of scholarly activities 
  • ECFMG certification (international medical graduates) 

For more information, please contact:

Theresa Teske, C-TAGME
Program Manager