As a service to Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) programs and interested applicants, ACC’s Adult Congenital and Pediatric Cardiology (ACPC) Section has compiled the following ACHD training program directory.

  Learn More About the Directory and How to Be Included
  Learn More About the Directory and How to Be Included

Since the number of available positions may vary from year to year, the ACC will survey programs for updates in the spring and late summer. Spring updates will be posted in April/May and summer updates in August.

Please click the button above to download the ACHD Common Application, which has been developed and approved by the ACPC Section ACHD Training Directors Working Group and is accepted by most ACHD fellowship programs as noted under program details below.

If you would like your program added to this list, please contact Olivia Kranz, okranz@acc.org. For any questions regarding the coordination of offer dates, please contact Jeannette Lin, MD, jeannettelin@mednet.ucla.edu.

2018 ACHD Training Program Directory:

The following programs are recognized for training ACHD fellows in long term management and clinical care of adults with simple, moderate and complex congenital heart disease. This information was last updated in May 2018.

States:

  A-M
  A-M
  California
  California
Ahmanson/UCLA Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Training Director name:

Jeannette Lin, MD

Training Director email:

jeannettelin@mednet.ucla.edu

Administrator Contact:

Andrew Yuen

Administrator Contact email:

aryuen@mednet.ucla.edu

Website:

http://heart.ucla.edu/training-program

Accrediation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

No

Length of Program:

2 years

Type of Application Accepted:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical Student Performance Evaluation
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Not Applicable

Interview Timeframe:

Not Applicable

Offers Begin:

Not Applicable

Visas Accepted:

Neither

UCSF Adult Congenital Cardiology Program

Training Director name:

Ian S. Harris, MD, FACC

Training Director email:

ian.harris@ucsf.edu

Administrator Contact:

Peggy Powers

Administrator Contact email:

peggy.powers@ucsf.edu

Website:

http://cardiology.ucsf.edu/education/programs/achd.html

Number of training slots:

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Length of Program:

Contact Program Director

Type of Application Accepted:

Common Application
Curriculum Vitae
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Sept. 1, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

Both J1 and H1-b

Adult Congenital Heart Program at Stanford

Training Director name:

George Lui, MD, FACC

Training Director email:

glui@stanford.edu

Administrator Contact:

Joyce Hages

Administrator Contact email:

jhages@stanford.edu

Website:

http://med.stanford.edu/cvmedicine/education/advanced-fellowships.html

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Contact Program Director

Length of Program:

2 years

Type of Application Accepted:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)
Statement of Professional and Investigative Interests (limit: one page)
ECFMG Certificate (if a graduate of medical school outside of the United States or Canada)
Medical School Transcript and USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports

Application Deadline:

Aug. 15, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

J1 only

  Colorado
  Colorado
Colorado's Adult and Teen Congenital Heart Program

Training Director name:

Joseph Kay, MD, FACC

Training Director email:

joseph.kay@ucdenver.edu

Administrator Contact:

Holly Ables

Administrator Contact email:

holly.ables@ucdenver.edu

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of  available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Length of Program:

2 years

Type of Application:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical Student Performance Evaluation
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Sept. 30, 2018

Interviews will occur:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

Both J1 and H1-b

  Georgia
  Georgia
Emory University Adult Congenital Cardiology Fellowship

Training Director name:

Maan Jokhadar, MD, FACC

Training Director email:

maan.jokhadar@emory.edu

Administrator Contact:

Janci Demyun, MPH

Administrator Contact email:

djanci@emory.edu

Website:

http://medicine.emory.edu/cardiology/education/adult-congenital-heart-fellowship.html

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

0

Currently Accepting Applications:

No

Length of Program:

2 years

Type of Application Accepted:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical Student Performance Evaluation
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports (3, and Program Director)

Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Not Applicable

Interview Timeframe:

Not Applicable

Offers Begin:

Not Applicable

Visas Accepted:

Both J1 and H1-b

  Maryland
  Maryland
University of Maryland

Training Director name:

Stacy Fisher, MD, FACC

Training Director email:

sfisher@medicine.umaryland.edu

Administrator Contact:

Taryn Webb

Administrator Contact email:

twebb@medicine.umaryland.edu

ACGME Accreditation Status:

 

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019)::

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Contact Program Director

Length of Program:

Contact Program Director

Type of Application Accepted:

Contact Program Director

Supporting Documents Required:

Contact Program Director

Application Deadline:

Contact Program Director

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

Contact Program Director

  Massachusetts
  Massachusetts
Boston Children’s Hospital ACHD BACH (Boston Adult Congenital Heart) and Pulmonary Vascular Groupand Pulmonary Hypertension Senior Fellowship

Training Director name:

Anne Marie Valente, MD

Training Director email:

anne.valente@cardio.chboston.org

Administrator Contact:

Tennile Leslie

Administrator Contact email:

tleslie22@partners.org.

Website:

http://www.childrenshospital.org/Centers-and-Services/Centers/heart-center/education-and-training/cardiology-fellowship-program/boston-adult-congenital-heart-disease-and-pulmonary-hypertension-fellowship-program

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019)::

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Length of Program:

2 years

Type of Application Accepted:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical Student Performance Evaluation
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Oct. 1, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

Both J1 Only and H1-b

  Michigan
  Michigan
University of Michigan Adult Congenital Heart Program

Training Director name:

Timothy Cotts, M.D.

Training Director email:

cottstim@umich.edu

Administrator Contact:

Peggy Engel

Administrator Contact email:

pengel@med.umich.edu

Website:

http://www.med.umich.edu/cvc/cardiovascular-medicine-fellowship/faculty/faculty.html

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Application in Process

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Length of Program:

2 years

Type of Application Accepted:

Common Application

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Aug. 31, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

J1

  Minnesota
  Minnesota
Mayo Clinic Adult Congenital Heart Disease Clinic

Training Director name:

Crystal Bonnichsen, MD

Training Director email:

bonnichsen.crystal@mayo.edu

Administrator Contact:

Kristine Baldwin

Administrator Contact email:

baldwin.kristine@mayo.edu

Website:

http://www.mayo.edu/mayo-clinic-school-of-graduate-medical-education/residencies-fellowships/internal-medicine-and-subspecialties/cardiology-adult-congenital-heart-disease-fellowship-minnesota

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Application in Process

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Length of Program:

2 years

Type of Application Accepted:

Mayo Application. See website.

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical student performance evaluation
Medical school transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Aug. 31, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

Both J1 and H1-b

  Mississippi
  Mississippi
University of Mississippi Medical Center Adult Congenital Cardiology Program

Training Director name:

William F. Campbell, MD

Training Director email:

wfcampbell@umc.edu

Administrator Contact:

Connie Watson

Administrator Contact email:

cnwatson@umc.edu

Website:

https://www.umc.edu/healthcare/heart/adult%20congenital%20heart%20disease/adult-congenital-heart-program.html

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2018):

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Length of Program:

Contact Program Director

Type of Application Accepted:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3 including, one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Oct. 15, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

J1

 
  N-Z
  N-Z
  New York
  New York
Schneeweiss - Columbia Adult Congenital Heart Program

Training Director name:

Marlon Rosenbaum, MD, FACC

Training Director email:

msr5@cumc.columbia.edu

Administrator Contact:

Rebecca Ubiera

Administrator Contact email:

ru2126@cumc.columbia.edu

Website:

http://congenitalheart.hs.columbia.edu

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Application in process

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Length of Program:

Contact Program Director

Type of Application Accepted:

Common Application

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical Student Performance Evaluation
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Oct. 30, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

J1

Montefiore Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Training Director name:

Ali Zaidi

Training Director email:

azaidi@montefiore.org

Administrator Contact:

Taniya Wallace

Administrator Contact email:

twallace@montefiore.org

Website:

http://www.montefiore.org/achd

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Application in process

Currently Accepting Applications:

Contact Program Director

Length of Program:

Contact Program Director

Type of Application Accepted:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical Student Performance Evaluation
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Nov. 1, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

J1

  North Carolina
  North Carolina
Duke University Advanced Fellowship in Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Training Director name:

Cary C. Ward, MD, FACC

Training Director email:

c.ward@duke.edu

Administrator Contact:

Arlene Martin

Administrator Contact email:

arlene.martin@duke.edu

Website:

https://medicine.duke.edu/education-and-training/fellowship-programs/cardiovascular-disease/advanced-training-programs

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2018):

Contact Program Director.

Length of Program:

2 years

Type of Application Accepted:

Contact Program Director.

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical Student Performance Evaluation
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Accepting Applications:

No

Interview Timeframe:

Not applicable

Offers Begin:

Not applicable

Visas Accepted:

J1 only

  Ohio
  Ohio
Columbus Ohio Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension Program.
The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital

Training Director name:

Curt J Daniels, MD, FACC

Training Director email:

Curt.daniels@osumc.edu,
Curt.daniels@nationwidechildrens.org

Administrator Contact:

Teri Henderson

Administrator Contact email:

teri.henderson@osumc.edu

Website:

https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/departments/internal-medicine/cardiovascular-medicine/education/congenital-heart-disease-fellowship

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Length of Program:

2 years

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Type of Application Accepted:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from the program director)

Application Deadline:

November 1, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

Both J1 and H1-b

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center/University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Training Director name:

Nicole Brown, MD

Training Director email:

nicole.brown@cchmc.org

Website:

https://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/education/clinical/fellowship/cardiology-fellowship/advanced-fellowship-training

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Length of Program:

2 years

Currently Accepting Applications:

Contact Program Director

Type of Application Accepted:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Notarized copy of medical school diploma
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Documentation of previous medical licenses
Visa documentation (if applicable)
Letter of Recommendation (3, including one from the program director)
Personal Statement

Application Deadline:

Oct. 1, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

Both J1 and H1-b

Cleveland Clinic

Training Director name:

David Majdalany, MD

Training Director email:

majdald@ccf.org

Administrator Contact:

Marge O'Malley

Administrator Contact email:

omallem4@ccf.org

Website:

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/heart/depts/adult-congenital-heart-disease

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Application in Process

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Length of Program:

2 years

Currently Accepting Applications:

Contact Program Director

Type of Application Accepted:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical Student Performance Evaluation
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Oct. 31, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

Both J1 and H1-b

  Pennsylvania
  Pennsylvania
Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Training Director name:

William R Davidson, Jr., MD, FACC

Training Director email:

wdavidson@psu.edu

Administrator Contact:

Pam Henderson

Administrator Contact email:

phenderson1@hmc.psu.edu

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Not Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2018):

0

Length of Program:

1 year

Currently Accepting Applications:

No

Type of Application Accepted:

Not Applicable

Application Deadline:

Not Applicable

Interview Timeframe:

Not Applicable

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

J1 only

Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Center

Training Director name:

Yuli Kim, MD, FACC

Training Director email:

yuli.kim@uphs.upenn.edu

Administrator Contact:

Denice Susini

Administrator Contact email:

Denice.Susini@uphs.upenn.edu

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Application in Process

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Type of Application Accepted:

Common Application

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3)

Application Deadline:

Sept. 1, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

None

  Texas
  Texas
Texas Adult Congenital Heart Program at TCH/BCM

Training Director name:

Wayne J. Franklin, MD FACC

Training Director email:

wjf@bcm.edu

Administrator Contact:

Lora Clark

Administrator Contact email:

ljclark@bcm.edu

Website:

https://www.texaschildrens.org/departments/adult-congenital-heart-disease-program

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Application in Process

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Length of Program:

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Type of Application Accepted:

Common Application

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae

Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Oct. 31, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

None

UT Southwestern and Children's Health Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Training Director name:

Beth Brickner, MD

Training Director email:

beth.brickner@utsouthwestern.edu

Administrator Contact:

Erica Santos

Administrator Contact email:

Erica.Santos@utsouthwestern.edu

ACGME Accreditation Status:

 

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2018):

Contact Program Director

Length of Program:

Contact Program Director

Type of Application Accepted:

Contact Program Director

Currently Accepting Applications:

Contact Program Director

Supporting Documents Required:

Contact Program Director

Application Deadline:

Contact Program Director

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

Contact Program Director

  Tennessee
  Tennessee
Vanderbilt Adult Congenital Heart

Training Director name:

Frank Fish

Training Director email:

Frank.Fish@vanderbilt.edu

Administrator Contact:

Benjamin Frischhertz

Administrator Contact email:

Benjamin.P.Frischhertz@vanderbilt.edu

Website:

https://www.vanderbilthealth.com/heart/51076

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

0

Length of Program:

2 years

Currently Accepting Applications:

No

Type of Application Accepted:

Common Application

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Not Applicable

Interview Timeframe:

Not Applicable

Offers Begin:

Not Applicable

Visas Accepted:

None

  Washington
  Washington
University of Washington

Training Director name:

Eric V. Krieger, MD

Training Director email:

ekrieger@u.washington.edu

Administrator Contact:

Theresa Shugart

Administrator Contact email:

theresas@cardiology.washington.edu

Website:

https://cardiology.uw.edu/education/adult-congenital-heart-disease

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Length of Program:

2 years

Currently Accepting Applications:

Yes

Type of Application Accepted:

ERAS

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Medical Student Performance Evaluation
Medical School Transcript
USMLE and/or COMLEX Score Reports
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Sept. 30, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

Both J1 and H1-b

  Wisconsin
  Wisconsin
Wisconsin Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program (WACH)

Training Director name:

Scott Cohen

Training Director email:

scohen@chw.org

Administrator Contact:

Orlando Diaz

Administrator Contact email:

odiaz@mcw.edu

Website:

https://www.chw.org/medical-care/herma-heart/programs/adult-congenital-heart-disease-program

ACGME Accreditation Status:

Accredited

Number of available fellowship positions (July 2019):

Contact Program Director

Length of Program:

2 years

Currently Accepting Applications:

No

Type of Application Accepted:

Common Application

Supporting Documents Required:

Curriculum Vitae
Letters of Recommendation (3, including one from program director)

Application Deadline:

Oct. 31, 2018

Interview Timeframe:

Contact Program Director

Offers Begin:

Contact Program Director

Visas Accepted:

J1