The Cardiovascular Imaging Section of the American College of Cardiology has compiled the following imaging training program database as a service to advanced cardiovascular imaging programs and interested applicants. As the number of available positions may vary from year to year, ACC will survey programs for updates annually.

If you would like your program added to this list, please contact Stefan Lefebvre at slefebvre@acc.org.

  Northeast
  Northeast
  Connecticut
  Connecticut
Yale-New Haven Medical Center (New Haven, CT) – Multi-Modality Clinical
Program Description:
One- or two-year program that is 100% flexible. Clinical training is offered in echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, and cardiac MRI. Dedicated time for research is also possible. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Judith Meadows, MD; Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Director
Email judith.meadows@yale.edu
Phone 203.785.6484
Duration 1 or 2 years
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Yale University School of Medicine (New Haven, CT) – Multi-Modality Research
Program Description:
Two- to three-year NIH T32-funded program consisting of 80% research training and a maximum of 20% clinical training in molecular/translational imaging, echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, and/or cardiac MRI. Teaching faculty include cardiologists, radiologists, engineers, and basic scientists. Four candidates are funded annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply. US citizenship or green card required.
Primary Contact Albert Sinusas, MD; Director, Yale Translational Research Imaging Center
Email albert.sinusas@yale.edu
Phone 203.785.5005
Duration 2 or 3 years
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
  Massachusetts
  Massachusetts
Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) – Multi-Modality Clinical
Program Description:
Two-year program comprised of 20% echocardiography, 10% cardiac SPECT/cardiac PET, 10% cardiac CT, 10% cardiac MRI, and 10% vascular CT/vascular MRA. The remaining 40% of training time can be dedicated to additional training in any of the above modalities. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Ron Blankstein, MD; Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship Program Director
Email rblankstein@partners.org
Phone 857.307.1989
Duration 2 years
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, vascular CT, vascular MRA
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Brigham & Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA) – Multi-Modality Research
Program Description:
Two-year NIH T32-funded program primarily focused on research with training available in echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, vascular CT, and vascular MRA. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. Three candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Marcelo Di Carli, MD; Director of Cardiovascular Imaging
Email mdicarli@partners.org
Phone 617.732.6291
Duration 2 years
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, vascular CT, vascular MRA
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA) – Echocardiography
Program Description:
Two-year program comprised of 50% echocardiography and 50% research. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. Two to three candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Michael Picard, MD; Director of Echocardiography
Email ldefabritiis1@partners.org
Phone 617.643.3238
Duration 2 years
Modalities echocardiography
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA) – Nuclear Cardiology
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 80% cardiac SPECT/PET and 20% research. Teaching faculty include both cardiologists and nuclear medicine physicians. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Henry Gewirtz, MD; Director of Nuclear Cardiology
Email hgewirtz@partners.org
Phone 617.724.3651
Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA) – Cardiac MR/PET/CT Research
Program Description:
Two-year program NIH T32-funded program primarily focused on research with training available in cardiac MRI, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, vascular CT, and vascular MRA. Teaching faculty include clinical and research physicianscientists in cardiology and radiology. Three candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Tomas Neilan, MD; Co-Director of MR/PET/CT Program
Email tneilan@partners.org
Phone 617.726.1543
Duration 2 years
Modalities cardiac MRI, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, vascular CT, vascular MRA
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Boston University Medical Center (Boston, MA)
Program Description:
Two-year NIH T32-funded program primarily focused on research with training available in echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac MRI, and cardiac CT. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Frederick Ruberg, MD; Cardiology Fellowship Program Director
Email frederick.ruberg@bmc.org
Phone 617.638.8968
Duration 2 years
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac MRI, cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  New Jersey
  New Jersey
Atlantic Health System Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship (Morristown, NJ)
Program Description:
The Advanced CV Imaging Fellowship at AHS includes training in advanced echocardiographic techniques, nuclear cardiology, Cardiac MRI and CT. Fellows will be expected to take part in the performance and interpretation of studies as well as participate in research activities alongside our dedicated full time faculty.
Primary Contact Seth Uretsky, MD, FACC
Email cardiovascular.corelab@AHSYS.org
Phone 973.682.2136
Duration 1 or 2 years
Modalities Echocardiography, 3D echocardiography, structural heart disease applications of echocardiography, SPECT, Cardiovascular MRI, Cardiac CT.
Eligible Completed a 3 year cardiovascular fellowship, no visa sponsoring available
  New York
  New York
Mount Sinai St Luke's Hospital (New York City, New York)
Program Description:
One-year program. Teaching faculty include cardiologists. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowship and Foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Israel Marmolejos, Program Administrator
Email Israel.Marmolejos@mountsinai.org
Website  
Phone 212.523.3179
Duration 1 year
Modalities Echocardiography, Cardiac SPECT, Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, Foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card, J1 Visa, H1 Visa
Number of trainees accepted yearly 2
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) (New York, NY) – Advanced Echocardiography
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 100% echocardiography. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships with level 2 training in echocardiography are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Kerry A. Esquitin, MD, FACC, RPVI; Director of Advanced Echo Fellowship Program
Email kad2136@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone 646.317.2117
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) (New York, NY) – Interventional Echocardiography
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 100% echocardiography. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships with level 3 training in echocardiography are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Rebecca Hahn, MD; Director of Invasive and Valvular Echocardiography
Email km2984@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone 212.305.2708
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus) (New York, NY) – Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT/ MRI
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 40% cardiac SPECT, 20% cardiac PET, 20% cardiac CT, and 20% cardiac MRI. Teaching faculty include both cardiologists and radiologists. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Sabahat Bokhari, MD; Director of Nuclear Cardiology
Email sb605@cumc.columbia.edu
Phone 212.305.4648
Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
New York Methodist Hospital (Brooklyn, NY)
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 90% cardiac MRI. The remaining 10% of training time can be dedicated to additional training in cardiac MRI and/or research. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact John Heitner, MD; Director of Non-Invasive Imaging
Email jfh9003@nyp.org
Phone 718.780.3626
Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Pennsylvania
  Pennsylvania
Allegheny General Hospital (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Program Description:
One-year program focused predominantly on MRI, but flexible for CT with research required. Teaching faculty include cardiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowship, Foreign cardiology fellowship, US radiology residency, US radiology residency, Foreign radiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Robert Biederman, MD, FACC, FAHA, Director, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Email robert.biederman@ahn.org
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Phone 412.359.8009
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, Foreign cardiology fellowship graduates, US radiology residency graduates, US radiology residency graduates, Foreign radiology residency graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, J1 Visa
Number of trainees accepted yearly 1
Geisinger Clinic and Health System (Danville, PA)
Program Description:
One-year program with 60% of the time is spent in MRI and 40% in CT. Teaching faculty include cardiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Vishal C. Mehra, MD, PhD, Program Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship
Email vcmehra@geisinger.edu
Website  
Phone 570.271.7836
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card
Number of trainees accepted yearly 1
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pittsburgh, PA)
Program Description:
One-year program that is 100% flexible. Based on level(s) of training achieved during general cardiology fellowship, training is offered in one or two of the following modalities: cardiac MRI, cardiac SPECT, and/or echocardiography. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Prem Soman, MD, PhD; Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship
Email somanp@upmc.edu
Phone 412.647.3435
Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac MRI, echocardiography, cardiac SPECT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
Program Description:
One-year program that is 100% flexible. Training is offered in echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, vascular CT, and/or vascular MRI. Dedicated time for research is also possible. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. A variable number candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Victor Ferrari, MD; Director of Cardiovascular Imaging
Email ferrariv@mail.med.upenn.edu
Phone 215.662.2912
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, vascular CT, vascular MRI
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital Medical Education Consortium (Pittsburgh, PA)
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 100% cardiac MRI. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Robert Biederman, MD; Cardiovascular MRI Program Director
Email rbiederm@wpahs.org
Phone 412.359.8964
Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac MRI
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Geisinger Health System (Danville, PA)
Program Description:
One-year program that is 100% flexible. Training is offered in cardiac MRI, cardiac CT, echocardiography, and cardiac SPECT. Dedicated time for radiologists. One to two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Terry Bauch, MD; Cardiology Core Fellowship Program Director
Email tdbauch@geisinger.edu
Phone 570.808.5995
Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac MRI, cardiac CT, echocardiography, cardiac SPECT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA)
Program Description:
One-year program with flexible amount of time devoted to each modalitity. Teaching faculty include both cardiologists and radiologists. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships and foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Marielle Scherrer-Crosbie, MD, PhD, Director, Echocardiography Program
Email marielle.scherrer-crosbie@uphs.upenn.edu
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Phone 215.220.9497
Duration 1 year
Modalities Echocardiography, Cardiac SPECT, Cardiac PET, Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT, Vascular MR, Vascular CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, Foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card, J1 Visa
Number of trainees accepted yearly 2
  Washington, DC
  Washington, DC
Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Medstar Heart and Vascular Institute (Washington DC) – Advanced Echocardiography fellowship
Program Description:
One-year program with concentrated exposure in all aspects of advanced echocardiography including structural intervention and mechanical cardiac support. High volume imaging center includes opportunities for teaching and research. Open to graduates from 3 year accredited US cardiology fellowships only. Must be board eligible in cardiology, and at least level 2 competency in echocardiography. One candidate is accepted annually.
Primary Contact Zuyue Wang MD; Director of Advanced Echo Fellowship
Email zuyue.wang@medstar.net
Phone 202.877.9090
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Medstar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Cardiovascular CT/MRI Imaging Fellowship
Program Description:
The one year program in advanced cardiovascular imaging fellowship at MWHC includes training in both cardiac CT and MRI. This is a one year training program and one candidate is accepted annually. In addition to time dedicated to CT and MRI, dedicated research time is allowed. Graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Andrew Ertel, MD
Email Andrew.W.Ertel@Medstar.net
Phone 202.877.9090
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiac MRI; Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
 
  South
  South
  Alabama
  Alabama
University of Alabama Medical Center (Birmingham, AL) – Echocardiography
Program Description:
One to Two-year program typically comprised of 100% cardiac MRI; there is flexibility to include some training in allied techniques. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. This program hosts trainees on an ad-hoc basis, and is not active every year. Graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Steven Lloyd, MD, PhD; Cardiology Fellowship Program Director
Email gthomas@uabmc.edu
Phone 205.934.9736
Duration 1 to 2 years
Modalities Cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
University of Alabama Medical Center (Birmingham, AL) – Cardiac MRI
Program Description:
Two-year program comprised of 100% cardiac MRI. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Steven Lloyd, MD, PhD; Cardiology Fellowship Program Director
Email dthom99@uab.edu
Phone 205.934.9736
Duration 2 years
Modalities cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Florida
  Florida
University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
Program Description:
One-year program with 1/3 of time focused on Advanced Echo , 1/3 on Cardiac MR, and 1/3 on Cardiac CT. Time devoted to each modality is flexible to meet the needs of the applicant and Cardiac PET/SPECT and research time can be added if desired. Teaching faculty include cardiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships and foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Twyla Sumpter, Fellowship Program Coordinator, Cardiovascular Diease and Subspecialties
Email tsumpter@health.usf.edu
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Phone 813.259.8684
Duration 1 year
Modalities Echocardiography, Cardiac SPECT, Cardiac PET, Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card
Number of trainees accepted yearly 1
UF Health & Malcom Randall VAMC (Gainesville, FL)
Description:
One year training program including clinical training in SPECT, PET with CFR, CT Angiography, MRI, and echocardiography. Trainees will create a training plan custom to their needs with the possibility to achieve COCATS Level 3 in modalities of their choice. One position available per year and open to both Cardiology fellows and Radiology residents at the completion of their general training.
Primary Contact David Winchester, MD MS; Program Director, Advanced Fellowship in Cardiovascular Imaging.
Email dwinches@ufl.edu
Phone 352.273.9076
Duration 1 year
Modalities SPECT, PET, CT, MR, Echo
Eligible US Cardiology and Radiology graduates
University of South Florida, Morsani School of Medicine and HCA Memorial Hospital (Tampa, Fl.)
Program Description:
one-year clinical training in cardiac MRI, cardiac CT, cardiac PET, and 4D and strain echocardiography and research. Teaching faculty:cardiologists one to two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US/non US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Arthur Labovitz, MD
Email tsumpter@health.usf.edu
Phone 813.259.8684
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac MRI, cardiac CT
Eligible US/non US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Georgia
  Georgia
Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia)
Program Description:
One-year program focused 50% CT and 50% CMR. Teaching faculty include both cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowship, Foreign cardiology fellowship, US radiology residency, US radiology residency, Foreign radiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Stamatios Lerakis, MD, PhD, Professor of Cardiology, Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Email stam_lerakis@emory.org
Website  
Phone 404.778.5415
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, Foreign cardiology fellowship graduates, US radiology residency graduates, US radiology residency graduates, Foreign radiology residency graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card
Number of trainees accepted yearly 1
Emory University (Atlanta, GA) – Cardiac CT/MRI
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 40% cardiac CT and 40% cardiac MRI. The remaining 20% of training time can be dedicated to additional training in the above modalities and/or research. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Stamatios Lerakis, MD; Director of Cardiac MRI
Email sleraki@emory.edu
Phone 404.778.5414
Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac CT, cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Emory University (Atlanta, GA) – Structural and Valve Imaging
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 80% echocardiography during transcatheter interventions. The remaining 20% of training time can be dedicated to vascular CT, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, and/or research. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Stamatios Lerakis, MD; Director of Imaging for the Emory Structural and Valve Heart Center.
Email sleraki@emory.edu
Phone 404.778.5414
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography, vascular CT, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Piedmont Heart Institute (Atlanta, GA)
Program Description:
One or two year training program (100% flexible) in advanced cardiovascular imaging in cardiac and vascular MRI/ CTA and Structural/Interventional echocardiography. One candidate accepted per year. Dedicated research time allowed. Teaching faculty is 100% cardiologist.
Primary Contact Venkateshwar Polsani, MD, FACC, FASE
Email venkateshwar.polsani@piedmont.org
Phone 404.605.2800
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiac and vascular MRI, cardiac and vascular CTA and structural/Interventional echocardiography
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Kentucky
  Kentucky
University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Lexington, KY)
Program Description:
One-year program that is 100% flexible. Training is offered in echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac CT, and cardiac MRI. Dedicated time for research is also possible, as is a second year of training. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Steve Leung, MD; Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Director
Email steve.leung@uky.edu
Phone 859.323.8040
Duration 1 or 2 years
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  North Carolina
  North Carolina
Duke University Hospital (Durham, NC)
Program Description:
Two-year program comprised of 80% cardiac MRI. The remaining 20% of training time can be dedicated to additional training in cardiac MRI and/or research. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Raymond Kim, MD, MS; Cardiac MRI Program Director
Email rjkim@duke.edu
Phone 919.668.3539
Duration 2 years
Modalities cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Tennessee
  Tennessee
University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Memphis, TN)
Program Description:
This is a one year training program intended for cardiologists wishing to develop special expertise in cardiac imaging that prepares them for a future leadership career in imaging. There will be a focus on meeting COCATS level III requirements in echocardiography, enabling the graduate to direct an imaging laboratory.
Primary Contact Timothy Woods, MD; Associate Professor of Medicine-Cardiology, University of TN Health Science Center, Methodist University Hospital Echo Lab Director
Email Bcolema4@uthsc.edu
Phone 901.448.5759
Duration 1 year
Modalities Echocardiography. Also opportunity for additional training in cardiac MRI based on trainee’s preference
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Texas
  Texas
Methodist Hospital (Houston) (Houston, TX) – Cardiac MRI
Program Description:
One or two-year program comprised of 100% cardiac MRI and vascular MRA at the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. One-two candidate are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Dipan Shah, MD; Director of Cardiac MRI
Email djshah@houstonmethodist.org
Phone 713.441.3625
Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Methodist Hospital (Houston) (Houston, TX) – Echocardiography
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 100% echocardiography at the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact William Zoghbi, MD; Director of Cardiovascular Imaging
Email cardiofellowship@houstonmethodist.org
Phone 713.441.2690
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Methodist Hospital (Houston) (Houston, TX) – Multi-Modality Clinical/Research
Program Description:
Two-year program that is 100% flexible. Training is offered in echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac CT, and cardiac MRI at the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center. Dedicated time for research is also possible. Teaching faculty include expert cardiologists dedicated to cardiovascular imaging. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact William Zoghbi, MD; Director of Cardiovascular Imaging
Email cardiofellowship@houstonmethodist.org
Phone 713.441.2690
Duration 2 years
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
St. Luke’s Medical Center/Texas Heart Institute (Houston, TX)
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 60% cardiac MRI and 40% cardiac CT. Teaching faculty include both cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Benjamin Cheong, MD; Cardiovascular MRI-CT Program Director
Email bcheong@stlukeshealth.org
Phone 832.355.8968
Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac MRI, cardiac CT
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Baylor University Medical Center (Dallas, TX)
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 50% echocardiography, 25% cardiac CT, and 25% cardiac MRI. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Paul A. Grayburn, MD; Director of Noninvasive Imaging
Email paulgr@baylorhealth.edu
Phone 214.820.7500
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Virginia
  Virginia
University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
Program Description:
Two-year NIH T32-funded program that consists of 80% research training and 20% clinical training in cardiac MRI, cardiac CT, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, and echocardiography. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Christopher Kramer, MD; Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Director
Email ckramer@virginia.edu
Phone 434.243.0736
Duration 2 years
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac MRI, cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
 
  Midwest
  Midwest
  Illinois
  Illinois
Loyola University Medical Center (Maywood, IL) – Cardiovascular MRI/CT
Program Description:
One year program dedicated to advanced training in Cardiovascular MRI and Cardiovascular CT. Research is an integral part of the fellowship training. Formal training in biostatistics is available through Loyola School of Public Health located on the medical campus. Teaching faculty includes cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually, only graduates of US cardiology fellowship are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Mushabbar A. Syed, MD, Director Cardiovascular Imaging and Fellowship Program
Email masyed@lumc.edu
Phone 708.216.5911 (Kim Treckler – fellowship coordinator)
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiovascular MRI, Cardiovascular CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Loyola University Medical Center (Maywood, IL)
Program Description:
One-year program with equal time devoted to cardiac MR and cardiac CT. Research concurrent with clinical activities. Teaching faculty include cardiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Kimberly Treckler, Program Coordinator
Email  
Website Click here >>>
Phone 708.216.5911
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card, J1 Visa
Number of trainees accepted yearly 1
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University (Chicago, IL) – Echocardiography
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 80% echocardiography and 20% research. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Vera Rigolin, MD; Director of Echocardiography
Email v-rigolin@northwestern.edu
Phone 312.926.6314
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University (Chicago, IL) – Multi-Modality Clinical/Research
Program Description:
Two-year program comprised of 35% echocardiography, 20% cardiac CT, 20% cardiac MRI, and 25% research. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact James Thomas, MD; Director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease
Email jthomas8@nm.org
Phone 312.926.4220
Duration 2 years
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac MRI, cardiac CT
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 40% cardiac CT and 40% cardiac MRI. The remaining 20% of training time can be dedicated to echocardiography, cardiac SPECT, additional training in the above modalities and/or research. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Amit Patel, MD; Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Director
Email amitpatel@uchicago.edu
Phone 773.702.1843
Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, echocardiography, cardiac SPECT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Michigan
  Michigan
Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit, MI)
Program Description:
Multimodality program comprising advanced training in echocardiography nuclear cardioogy, cardiac CT and introductory training to cardiac MRI.
Primary Contact Theresa Gary
Email TGARY1@hfhs.org
Phone 313.916.2781
Duration 12 months
Modalities echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac CT / cardiac MRI (basics)
Eligible Cardiology board eligible. Board certified with level 2 training in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. Prior exposure to Cardiac CT preferred.
  Minnesota
  Minnesota
Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) – Echocardiography
Program Description:
One year program comprised of 80% echocardiography and 20% research. Teaching faculty includes cardiologists only. One to three candidates accepted annually. Graduates from US and foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Lori A. Blauwet, MD, Echo Fellow Education Coordinator and Tamara Markham, Advanced Echocardiography Fellowship Coordinator
Email Markham.tamara@mayo.edu
Phone 507.266.4930
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography, interventional echocardiography
Eligible US and foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
Program Description:
The Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship at the University of Minnesota is a 1-2-year academic training program focused on Cardiovascular MRI (CMR) and Cardiovascular CT (CCT) for candidates that have completed an ACGME-accredited general cardiology fellowship. We have one of the highest volume programs in the country, performing around 1800 CMR and 2100 CCT studies annually, spanning the entire spectrum of clinical indications. Mentored research training opportunities are available. Typically, we have one funded position per year. Additional research fellowship positions may also be available.
Primary Contact Chetan Shenoy, MBBS, Program Director, Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship
Chelsea Nutting, Junior Fellowship Coordinator, Cardiovascular Division
Email cshenoy@umn.edu or nutt0032@umn.edu
Phone 612.625.3154
Duration Typically 1 year
Modalities cardiac CT, cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Missouri
  Missouri
Mid America Heart Institute (Kansas City, MO)
Program Description:
One year program capable of providing comprehensive exposure to all aspects of cardiac and vascular SPECT, PET, CT, and MR. Training can be balanced or 100% focused dependent on core fellowship training and candidate needs. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and PhD’s. One candidate is accepted annually.
Primary Contact Timothy M. Bateman, MD; Co-Director, Cardiovascular Radiologic Imaging
Email tbateman@saint-lukes.org
Phone 816.751.8564
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiovascular SPECT, PET, CT, MR
Eligible Completion of a US cardiology fellowship
  Ohio
  Ohio
Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Cleveland, OH)
Program Description:
Two-year program comprised of 30% cardiac CT, 30% cardiac MRI and 40% echocardiography; opportunities for clinical research in all modalities. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. Three candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact L. Leonardo Rodriguez, MD; Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Director
Email rodrigl@ccf.org
Phone 216.445.2149
Duration 2 years
Modalities cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, echocardiography, cardiac SPECT
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (Columbus, Ohio)
Program Description:
One-year program consisting of 12-24 months training conducted at the Ohio State University, including hands-on supervised clinical training to achieve level III competency in CMR and CCT, research, formal didactics, and interdisciplinary conferences. Teaching faculty include cardiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowship and Foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Monica Rios, Fellowship Coordinator
Email Monica.Rios@osumc.edu
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Phone 614.292.0367
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT, Vascular MR
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, Foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card, J1 Visa
Number of trainees accepted yearly 1
Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) – Cardiovascular CT/MRI
Program Description:
One- to two-year program that is 100% flexible. Training is offered in cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, and/or vascular MRA. Dedicated time for research is also possible. Teaching faculty include cardiologists only. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US or foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Subha Raman, MD; Cardiovascular Diagnostics Fellowship Program Director
Email subha.raman@osumc.edu
Phone 614.293.4967
Duration 1 or 2 years
Modalities cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, vascular MRA
Eligible US or foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
  Wisconsin
  Wisconsin
Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI)
Program Description:
One-year program with research included. Teaching faculty includes both cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowship and Foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Robin Karst
Email rkarst@mcw.edu
Website  
Phone .414.805.0438
Duration 1 year
Modalities Echocardiography, Cardiac SPECT, Cardiac PET, Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, Foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card
Number of trainees accepted yearly 1
Aurora Cardiovascular Services (Milwaukee, WI)
Program Description:
The fellowship provides clinical training in all aspects of echocardiography with well-renowned faculty as well as opportunities for research with experienced mentors. Also opportunity to learn Cardiac MRI and CT.
Primary Contact Denise Mezydlo
Email denise.mezydlo@aurora.org
Phone 414.385.7160
Duration 1 year
Modalities echocardiography
Eligible Completion of an ACGME-accredited Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship. Certified in Internal Medicine and board eligible in Cardiovascular Disease by ABIM at start of advanced fellowship training. Permanent U.S. residents, qualified J visas and EAD card (Employment Authorization Documents) are accepted; H category visas are not sponsored. Further requirement for a fellowship position will require a full Wisconsin license upon acceptance of offer.
Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI)
Program Description:
The fellowship will focus on advanced echocardiographic (including intra-operative TEE and structural imaging experience) and cardiac MRI imaging with options for increased nuclear and computerized tomography exposure. Upon completion of fellowship, the fellow will be considered Level III in both echocardiography and cardiac MRI as delineated in the ACC/AHA COCATS 4 document.
Primary Contact Robin Karst
Email

rkarst@mcw.edu

Phone

414.805.0438

Duration 1 year
Modalities cardiac MRI, echocardiography
Eligible Completion of an ACGME-accredited Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship. Certified in Internal Medicine and board eligible in Cardiovascular Medicine by ABIM at start of advanced fellowship training. A fellowship position will require a full Wisconsin license upon acceptance of offer.
 
  West
  West
  California
  California
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Program Description:
One-year program with flexible amount of time devoted to each modalitity and research is preferred. Strongly prefer self-funded fellows with previous research experience and publications. Teaching faculty include cardiologists. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships, Foreign cardiology fellowships, US radiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Romalisa Miranda-Peats, Imaging Fellowship Coordinator
Email Romalisa.Miranda@cshs.org
Website  
Phone 310.423.6753
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiac SPECT, Cardiac PET, Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, Foreign cardiology fellowship graduates, US radiology residency graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card, J1 Visa, H1 Visa
Number of trainees accepted yearly 2
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Program Description:
One-year program with research included. Teaching faculty include both cardiologists and radiologists. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology and US radiology residency fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Louise Thomson, MBChB, Program Director
Email louise.thomson@cshs.org
Website  
Phone  
Duration 1 year
Modalities Echocardiography, Cardiac SPECT, Cardiac PET, Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT, Vascular MR, Vascular CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, US radiology residency graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, J1 Visa
Number of trainees accepted yearly 2
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Program Description:
Two-year program that is 100% flexible. Training is offered in cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, and cardiac MRI. Dedicated time for research is also possible. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually, dependent on funding; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Louise E. J. Thomson, MBChB; Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Director
Email louise.thomson@cshs.org
Phone 310.423.8657
Duration 2 years
Modalities cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
University of California, San Diego (San Diego, CA)
Program Description:
One-year program with reasearch preferred. Teaching faculty include both cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Kate Greathouse, Coordinator
Email kgreathouse@ucsd.edu
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Phone (858) 246-1349
Duration 1 year
Modalities Echocardiography, Cardiac SPECT, Cardiac PET, Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card
Number of trainees accepted yearly 1
Scripps Clinic, (La Jolla, CA)
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of one year of echocardiography (80%) with research but clinical focus is priority. CT/MRI 20% (optional) since it is primarily an echo fellowship focused on interventional echo procedures. Teaching faculty include both cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships and foreign cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contacts Physician Contacts:
David Rubenson, MD
Founding Director of the Scripps Clinic Echo Lab.
Advanced Imaging Fellowship Program Director.

Michael Smith, MD
Scripps Clinic Echo Lab Director.

Matthew Price, MD
Director of the Scripps Clinic Catheterization Lab.

Jorge A. Gonzalez, MD
Director of Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging at Scripps Clinic Cardiology.

Mary Davis
Cardiovascular Imaging Fellowship Coordinator
Website https://www.scripps.org/for-health-care-professionals__graduate-medical-education-gme__fellowship-programs__cardiology
Email davis.mary@scrippshealth.org
Phone 858.824.5114
Duration 1 year
Modalities Echocardiography, cardiac SPECT/PET, cardiac MR, cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, foreign cardiology fellowship graduates
Visa Status Accepted US citizen, Greencard, J1 visa
Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
Program Description:
One-year clinical fellowship, designed to provide advanced echo training and fulfill the COCATS requirements for level III training in echo, including significant experience with transesophageal echo guidance of transcatheter structural interventions. Additional training time is dedicated to cardiac MRI and contribution to research and/or QI in imaging. Exposure to cardiac CT, nuclear cardiology, and congenital imaging is available. One candidate is accepted annually. Prerequisites include eligibility for California medical licensure, US citizen or permanent resident status, and completion of clinical fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease.
Primary Contact Ian S. Rogers, MD, MPH, Fellowship Program Director
Email irogers@stanford.edu
Duration 1 year
Modalities Echocardiography, cardiac MR, cardiac CT, cardiac SPECT/PET
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, eligible for California medical licensure, US citizen or permanent resident
University of California (San Diego) (La Jolla, CA)
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 25% echocardiography, 25% cardiac CT, 25% cardiac MRI, 10% cardiac SPECT, and 10% cardiac PET. The remaining 5% of training time can be dedicated to research and/or additional training in the above modalities. Addition of a second year of training is possible. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Kate Greathouse; Advanced Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Coordinator
Email kgreathouse@ucsd.edu
Phone 858.657.5346
Duration 1 or 2 years
Modalities echocardiography, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Oregon
  Oregon
Oregon Health and Science University - Advanced Echocardiography Fellowship (Portland, OR)
Goals and Objectives for Training:
To train outstanding clinicians in the field of echocardiography, to nurture interest in scientific investigation, and to help trainees reach their ultimate career goals. The post-graduate fellowship in Advanced Echocardiography is directed to the goal of educating and producing subspecialists who will become proficient and competent in the performance and interpretation of transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, and stress testing (exercise and pharmacologic). In addition these core competencies, individuals will also learn about, and become expert in, strain echocardiography, 3D echocardiography, contrast echocardiography, myocardial perfusion and interventional echocardiography.
Primary Contact Stephen Heitner, MD, FACC, FASE, Director
Email heitner@ohsu.edu
Phone 503.494.8750
Duration 12 Months
Modalities Echo primarily, with good exposure to CT, MRI, and nuclear imaging.
Eligible Completion of three years training in a Internal Medicine Residency Training program accredited by ACGME. Applicant who have completed a further 3 years in training in a General Cardiology Program are strongly encouraged to apply.
  Utah
  Utah
University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
Program Description:
One-year program comprised of 60% cardiac MRI and 30% cardiac CT. The remaining 10% of training time can be dedicated to additional training time in the above modalities and/or research. A second year of training is possible. Teaching faculty include cardiologists and radiologists. Two candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Brent Wilson, MD, PhD; Advanced Imaging Fellowship Program Director
Email brent.wilson@hsc.utah.edu
Phone 801.585.7676
Duration 1 or 2 years
Modalities cardiac MRI, cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates
  Washington
  Washington
University of Washington (Seattle, WA)
Program Description:
One-year highly flexible program intended to prepare individuals for careers in academic medicine. Training is offered in advanced echocardiography (3D, strain, Doppler stress testing, interventional TEE, focused cardiac ultrasound in the developing world), cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI and vascular imaging. Dedicated time for research is built in. Emphasis is placed on developing an academic portfolio, including research, teaching and clinical experience. Teaching faculty include cardiologists, radiologists, cardiac anesthesiologists, sonographers and vascular specialists. One candidate is accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Theresa Shugart, Program Administrator
Email uwcardapps@cardiology.washington.edu
Phone 206.685.1397
Website https://cardiology.uw.edu/education/advanced-multi-modality-imaging
Duration 1 year
Modalities 3D, strain, Doppler stress testing, interventional TEE, focused cardiac ultrasound in the developing world), cardiac SPECT, cardiac PET, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI and vascular imaging
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates/US Citizens/Permanent Residents
 
  Canada
  Canada
McGill University Health Center (Montreal, Canada)
Program Description:
One-year program focused on adult cardiac MR and adult cardiac CT with research required. Teaching faculty include both cardiologists and radiologists. Three candidates are accepted annually; graduates from US cardiology fellowships, Foreign cardiology fellowships, US radiology residency, US radiology residency, and Foreign radiology residency fellowships are eligible to apply.
Primary Contact Matthias G. Friedrich, Cardiologist
Email mgwfriedrich@gmail.com
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Phone 514.934.1934 ext: 38106
Duration 1 year
Modalities Cardiac MR, Cardiac CT
Eligible US cardiology fellowship graduates, Foreign cardiology fellowship graduates, US radiology residency graduates, US radiology residency graduates, Foreign radiology residency graduates
Visa Status Accepted US Citizens, Green card, J1 Visa, H1 Visa
Number of trainees accepted yearly 3