The UCSF Division of Cardiology recruits some of the world's best students, and educates them to become the next generation of leaders in cardiac care and research.
The Adult Cardiovascular Disease fellowship is an ACGME accredited program that is fully integrated cardiovascular education and research training program with unparalleled clinical training across three diverse sites (UCSF, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and San Francisco Veterans Affairs). The program consists of two years of clinical training and one year of dedicated time for research and scholarly activities. Seven fellows are accepted each year, and in order to be eligible, applicants must have completed an approved internal medicine residency program and be eligible for licensure in California.
The Adult Congenital Heart Disease fellowship is an ACGME accredited program designed to provide level III training to cardiologists wishing to lead ACHD programs. The fellowship duration is two years. One fellow is accepted each year, and in order to be eligible for the fellowship, applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited fellowship in either Adult Cardiovascular Disease or Pediatric Cardiology and be eligible for licensure in California.
The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship is an intensive two-year ACGME training program. Exceptional cardiologists are recruited to develop a broad set of sub-specialty clinical skills and will graduate with expertise in all facets of arrhythmia evaluation and management, including device implantation and catheter ablation. Fellows are also provided a unique opportunity to participate in original research. Three fellows are accepted each year. Applicants must have completed an accredited Cardiovascular Disease fellowship and be eligible for licensure in California.
The Echocardiography and Advanced Imaging fellowships are designed to help fellows hone their clinical skills in echocardiography and advanced methodology including 3-dimensional imaging, strain imaging, structural echo, and contrast echocardiography. The three clinical fellowships accept one applicant per program annually. Applicants must have passed all three steps of USMLE and completed an ACGME accredited residency program.
The Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology fellowship is an ACGME accredited program designed to train fellows to become proficient in diagnosis and management of right, left and biventricular failure. The fellowship is a one year clinical fellowship with two fellows accepted each year. Applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited Cardiovascular Disease fellowship and be eligible for licensure in California.
The Interventional Cardiology fellowship program teaches fellows a full range of diagnostic and interventional peripheral angiographic procedures. It is a one year ACGME-accredited program. The program accepts two fellows and applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited Cardiovascular Disease fellowship and be eligible for licensure in California.
The Structural and Valvular Interventional fellowship is a unique one year training opportunity for advanced fellows who have completed their interventional cardiology training. It is a one year NON-ACGME accredited program. The year focuses on developing the skills necessary to identify, evaluate, treat and follow patients with complex valvular heart disease in a multidisciplinary fashion. The program accepts one fellow per year and applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited interventional cardiology fellowship and be eligible for licensure in California.