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The adult advanced cardiac surgery fellowship program centers on instruction and training in the necessary specialized surgical skills required for treating patients with cardiovascular system diseases.
The program accepts one to three fellows each year.
Prior to fellowship, candidates must have completed a two-year cardiothoracic surgery residency accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or comparable training and experience in a non-accredited program.
Learning objectives of the cardiac surgery fellowship program include:
Cardiac surgery fellows rotate at UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC Passavant.
The rotations include extensive exposure to major cardiovascular procedures, including:
In addition to receiving operative experience, cardiac surgery fellows:
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine accepts applications through the ERAS® (Electronic Residency Application Service) Fellowships website.
Please visit the ERAS site to learn more about application requirements, fees, and other details.
Christine Regan Carey
Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency and Fellowship Coordinator
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Suite C800
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213