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Interventional Cardiovascular Fellowship Appointments

The Interventional Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program encompasses minimum training (COCATS 2) in all areas of interventional cardiology.

Participants will receive clinical training in cardiac catheterization, complex percutaneous interventional procedures, coronary angiography and ventriculography, cardiac pericardiocentesis, angioplasty and intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation, and other technical and procedural skills. Fellows additionally gain experience in clinical decision-making and pre- and post-procedural management. Trainees also are involved in the conduct of and enrollment of patients in clinical trials. Experiences may include active collaboration in locally initiated research protocols and participation in data analysis and presentation.

Program objectives

Application timetable

  • January 1 - February 15, 2015                        Accepting applications
  • March - April 2015                                             Interviews conducted
  • July 1, 2016                                                        Fellowship begins

Additional program information

  • The training program offers one year of ACGME approved training in coronary intervention, as well as an optional subsequent year of peripheral vascular intervention. Candidates are expected to train in both disciplines, although it is possible to apply for only one of the two disciplines.
  • Requirements for International Medical Graduates at UC Davis Health System (PDF)
  • Prerequisites are the completion of an approved residency in Internal Medicine and an approved fellowship in cardiovascular medicine. Residency and fellowship training must be completed in the United States or Canada.

Required documentation

  • Completed Application Form (PDF)
  • Personal Statement
  • Three letters of recommendation, one from your current program director
  • Copy of ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)

Mail application and required documentation to:

Jason Rogers, M.D.
Director, Cardiovascular Interventional Fellowship Training Program
University of California Davis Medical Center
4860 Y Street, Suite 2820
Sacramento, CA 95817