Cardiology Fellowship

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many positions does the fellowship offer?

The program offers 3 positions every year for cardiovascular fellowship training; applications are reviewed the ERAS program and we participate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP).

Does the program sponsor visas for International Medical Graduates?

The University of Toledo College of medicine sponsors J1- visa when required. It does not sponsor H1B visas. 


What is the typical procedural volume for graduating fellows? 

Last year graduating fellows averaged:

  • ~400 left heart catheterizations
  • ~150 right heart catheterization
  • >1000 transthoracic echocardiogram
  • >150 transesophageal echocardiogram
  • ~200 Lexiscan
  • >70 stress echos.

What does a typical Call schedule look like? 

  • PGY-IV: 11 Weekend calls, 34 weekday calls
  • PGY-V:  4 Weekend calls, 23 weekday calls
  • PGY-VI: 3 Weekend calls, 11 weekday calls

Do we have a night float system?

We do not have a night float system. Fellows take calls from home and typically only come back to the hospital for STEMIs. 


What does a typical rotation schedule look like?

Here is a recent schedule:

  • First year: 5 inpatient consults/CCU, 2 ECHO/TEE, 2 Cath, 2 Nuclear, 1 EP, 1 Research,
  • Second year: 3 inpatient consults/CCU, 2 ECHO/TEE, 2 Cath, 2 Nuclear, 1 Research, 3 Electives
  • Third years: 1 inpatient consults/CCU, 2 ECHO/TEE, 2 Cath, 2 Nuclear, 1 EP, 1 Research, 1 Vascular, 1 CT Surgery, 1 Congenital

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Last Updated: 3/11/21