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How to apply

Applications for the 2020-2021 season will be open July 1, 2020. The program accepts six fellows each year and uses the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). This year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with NRMP recommendations, interviews will be conducted virtually.

The following items are required for application and can be uploaded through the ERAS/NRMP websites: Curriculum Vitae, personal statement, USMLE scores, and a professional photograph. We also require at least 3 letters of recommendations. Please note, we accept J-1 visas however we do not accept H1B visas. A PTAL letter is not required with your application.

  Key Steps

  Dates

Submit your application through ERAS and register for the Match through NRMP.

Applications open July 1, 2020.

Interviews

Interviews conducted September- October, 2020. Applicants will be notified by email if selected for an interview.

NRMP Rank List due

November 18, 2020, 9 PM ET.

NRMP Match Day

December 2, 2020, 12 PM ET.

Fellowships start date

July 1, 2021.


Contact Us

Daniel Blanchard, MD
Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program
dblanchard@health.ucsd.edu

Margo Relaford
Program Coordinator, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program
9452 Medical Center Drive #7411
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
La Jolla, CA 92037-7411
Email: mrelaford@health.ucsd.edu | Tel : (858) 246-1326