For those just out of medical school interested in training with one of the nation’s premier cardiothoracic surgery residency programs, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine offers a six-year integrated program. The school also has a two-year cardiothoracic surgery fellowship for those who have completed an accredited general surgery residency.
The six-year CT residency program includes:
This curriculum provides residents with a focused background and hands-on experience in cardiothoracic surgery, including:
It allows for one resident per post-graduate year in each of the cardiac and thoracic tracks for a total complement of 12 residents.
Rotations and the associated educational requisites provide intense, in-depth exposure to those disciplines most closely related to cardiothoracic surgery.
Applications are accepted through the ERAS® (Electronic Residency Application Service) website.
Applicants must apply by December 30 for consideration.
Please visit the ERAS site to learn more about application requirements, fees, and other details.
Patricia Fluhrer, MA
Thoracic Surgery Residency and Fellowship Coordinator
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Suite C800
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213