The framework for the training of current and future generations in cardiovascular disease prevention is crucial. More interest and dedicated training in cardiovascular disease prevention can certainly enable us to lead the path to discovery and one day eliminate ASCVD.

Below is a list of clinical (and/or clinical and research) focused prevention fellowships that has been compiled to serve as a dynamic and up to date centralized resources for cardiovascular disease prevention focused trainees for currently available fellowships in the field.

ACC Prevention Council Fellows in Training Work Group

Mahmoud Al-Rifai
Kyla Lara-Breitinger
Xiaoming Jia
Anurag Mehta
Kershaw Patel
Anum Saeed

California

Cedars Sinai - Women's Heart Disease and Health Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA
Program Director/ Co-Director Noel Bairey-Merz, MD
Prediman K. Shah
Prerequisites: MD
Internal medicine or OB/GYN Or Family Medicine
No. of Fellows: 1
Visa: Yes
Email: kremsd@cshs.org
Program Website: Program Website

Connecticut

Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Program Director/ Co-Director Paul Thompson, MD
Antonio Fernandez, MD
Prerequisites: MD
Internal Medicine or Cardiology
No. of Fellows: 2
Visa: Yes
Email: Michelle.Bradby@hhchealth.org
Program Website: Program Website

Georgia

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Program Director/ Co-Director Laurence Sperling, MD
Prerequisites: MD
Internal Medicine or Cardiology
No. of Fellows: 1-2
Visa: Yes
Email: lsperli@emory.edu
Program Website: Program Website

Kansas

Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, KS
Program Director/ Co-Director James H. O'Keefe, MD
Prerequisites: MD, DO, PhD
Internal Medicine or Cardiology
No. of Fellows: 1
Visa: Yes
Email: N/A
Program Website: Program Website

Minnesota

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Program Director/ Co-Director Kyle Klarich, MD
Stephen L. Kopecky, MD
Prerequisites: MD
CV board eligible
No. of Fellows: 1-2
Visa: Yes
Email: olson.ashley@mayo.edu
Program Website: Program Website
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Program Director/ Co-Director Daniel Duprez, MD, PhD
Prerequisites: MD
Internal Medicine or Cardiology
No. of Fellows: 1
Visa: Yes
Email: cvfellow@umn.edu
Program Website: Program Website

New York

New York University, New York City, NY
Program Director/ Co-Director Arthur Schwartzbard, MD
Dr. Howard Weintraub (Associate Fellowship Director)
Prerequisites: MD
Internal Medicine required. Cardiology and endocrinology graduates are encouraged to apply but those trainings are not a prerequisite to applying.
No. of Fellows: 1
Visa: Yes
Email: ania.coats@nyulangone.org
Program Website: Program Website
Veterans Affairs Hospital Bronx, New York City, NY
Program Director/ Co-Director Clive Rosendorff, MD
Prerequisites: MD
Internal Medicine
No. of Fellows: 2
Visa: Yes
Email: Indrawattie.naipal@va.gov
Program Website: N/A

Rhode Island

Brown University, Providence, RI
Program Director/ Co-Director Wen-Chih Wu, MD
Gaurav Choudhary, MD
Prerequisites: MD
Internal Medicine or Cardiology
No. of Fellows: 3
Visa: Yes
Email: Jennifer.koziol@va.gov
Program Website: Program Website

Texas

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Program Director/ Co-Director Vijay Nambi, MD, PhD
Christie Ballantyne, MD
Prerequisites: MD
Internal Medicine or Cardiology or Endocrinology
No. of Fellows: 1-2
Visa: Yes
Email: marie.barth@bcm.edu
Program Website: Program Website

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If you are interested in adding your institution's training program or fellowship to our list, please fill out the form below. For further inquiries about this Prevention Member Section resource, please contact Kimberly Kooi at kkooi@acc.org.

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