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Application Information

Our Cardiovascular Fellowship Program participates in the NRMP match.   We accept applications only through the ERAS system, a centralized application processing service.  Paper applications will not be accepted.  The Cardiovascular program follows the July application cycle as stated in the ERAS Timeline. Match dates for the Cardiovascular Fellowship Program are listed at the Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP). 

For more information about ERAS, NRMPACGME, and ECFMG, please refer to the following sites:

  logo-eras        The Match Logo..      http://www.acgme.org/acgmeweb/         

All applications will be reviewed, and an interview will be offered.  Please note that an interview is required to be considered for the program. Due to the large volume of applications we receive each year, the program will only contact candidates chosen for an interview.  Please do not contact our program coordinator regarding the status of your application.

2016 Recruitment Schedule: (for appointment Year starting July 1, 2017)

  • July 1, 2015: ERAS opens-candidates submit application
  • August 15, 2016: Cardiovascular Fellowship Application Deadline. 
    • COMPLETE applications are due at this time—incomplete or late applications will not be reviewed
  • September 2016: Interviews will be conducted
  • October 5, 2016: Rank Order List Opens
  • November 16, 2016: Rank Order List deadline
  • December 7, 2016: Match Day at 12 pm 


Applicants must satisfy the following requirements by the beginning of the program:

  • Graduate from an ACGME-accredited internal medicine training program,
  • US citizen, US permanent resident, or in possession of a J-1 visa,
  • ECFMG-certification if a foreign medical graduate,
  • Graduate of an LCME accredited Medical School, if completed in the United States or Canada or a Graduate of an AOA accredited Osteopathic Medical School
  • Passing scores on Steps 1, 2, and 3 of USMLE or COMLEX-USA.

Your application must consist of the documents listed below. Incomplete or applications submitted to ERAS past the deadline will not be reviewed.

  • Updated CV, including publications
  • One page personal statement detailing your interest in Cardiology, as well as career goals
  • Medical School transcripts
  • ECFMG Certificate (International Medical Graduates only)
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (formerly the Dean’s letter)
  • USMLE  or COMLEX-USA test scores
  • Minimum of three recommendation letters, including one from the internal medicine residency Program Director
  • Citizenship/Residency/Visa status
  • Photo

Please note that we do not sponsor the H1 visa.

For more information regarding the application process, program overview, prerequisites and requirements you can visit the Jackson Memorial Hospital cardiology fellowship webpage at: UM / Jackson Health Systems - Cardiology Fellowship and for an overview of the Graduate Medical Education programs offered through the partnership between the Jackson Health System and University of Miami you can visit: UMJacksonGME