Interventional Fellowship Program

Interventional Fellowship Program

The Creighton University, Division of Cardiology, Interventional Fellowship program at Creighton University Medical Center is a one year training program geared toward obtaining clinical competence in coronary intervention.  The fellow will experience the full range of coronary diagnostic and interventional techniques including PTCA, stent placement, IVUS, FFR, etc.  The fellow will become competent in both femoral as well as the radial approach.  The majority of our interventions are performed via the radial approach.  In addition to coronary intervention, the fellow will become experienced in carotid renal and peripheral interventions.   This program functions as an integral component of the general cardiology fellowship program. 

Accreditation

The training program fulfills the requirements for training as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine. The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and was recently given the highest accreditation of 5 years.

Certification

You will be eligible to take the American Board of Internal Medicine's subspecialty examination in Interventional Cardiology upon completion of the fellowship.

Positions

One position is available in the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Creighton University annually.

Qualifications

To apply to the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program, applicants must have successfully completed three years of Cardiovascular training in an accredited program in the United States or Canada and be board eligible or board certified.

How to Apply

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The application form and all supporting documentation must be submitted by February 1.

Step 1: To apply to the program, visit the ERAS Web site.

The application requires the following information:

  • Official medical school transcripts
  • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (USMLE, LMCC, COMLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX or NBME)
  • A Program Director's letter and at least two other letters of recommendation
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A personal statement
  • A valid ECFMG certificate (if you graduated from medical school outside of the United States)
  • A photograph


Step 2:
If you are considered for an appointment, you will be asked to interview at Creighton University with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted between March and April of each year prior to the selection date.

 

The Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program accepts only J1 Visa type.

For information regarding benefits and compensation please visit our Graduate Medical Education Department.