Application Information

We recruit trainees to our one-year ACGME accredited Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology training program (AHFTC) through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All applicants will be expected to complete the application process through the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®). Guidelines for submission can be found on the ERAS website.

The following documents should be submitted by the candidates prior to be considered for an interview:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Photograph
  4. ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  5. Green Card Status (if applicable)
  6. USMLE Scores (MDs): Steps 1 and 2; Step 3
  7. COMLEX Scores (DOs): Levels 1, 2 and 3
  8. Letters of Recommendation: 3 letters, including a letter from your General Cardiology Fellowship Program Director
  9. Visa Requirements: The program accepts applicants with J-1 visa and Permanent Resident (Green Card) status. Allegheny General Hospital does not sponsor applicants with H1B visa status.

Applications will not be considered complete until all of the above-listed documents have been submitted electronically via ERAS.

Candidates selected for interview will be notified via email. Those candidates scheduled for an interview will meet with the program director and faculty of the AHFTC department within the Cardiovascular Institute.

Application timeline ERAS (July 2024 cycle)

May 31, 2023

ERAS 2023 season ends.

June 7, 2023

ERAS 2023 season begins.

June 8, 2023

EFDO will release tokens to fellowship applicants.

July 5, 2023

July cycle fellowship applicants may begin submitting applications to programs.

July 19, 2023

July cycle fellowship programs may begin reviewing applications.

September 2023

Interview invitations are sent to selected applicants.

Sept/October 2023

Interviews are conducted.

November 15, 2023

NRMP Rank Order list closes.

November 29, 2023

NRMP Match Day results.

July 1, 2024

New fellows start their training program.