Application Process

Our program accepts applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) program. Phone: 215-966-3940

We no longer accept paper applications.
The deadline for completed applications is July 30th.

 

Robert Boston photograph Cardiology Doug Mann MD blue shirt and Andy Kates M.D.red tie.

Andrew Kates, MD, is the director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program.

We require the following supporting documents to be submitted via the ERAS program:

  • Application
  • Personal statement
  • Current CV
  • Three letters of recommendation (including one from your current program director)
  • Photo (optional)

Medical school transcripts and Dean’s letter are not required.

Foreign medical graduates must have Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certification.

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)

We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Please contact the NRMP for more information. Phone: 202-828-0676.

General Cardiology Fellowship Program

If you have specific questions about our General Cardiology Fellowship Program, please contact:

Andrew Kates, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Fellowship Program
Cardiovascular Division
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8086
St. Louis, Missouri 63110-1093
Phone: 314-362-1297
Email: aysaguir@wustl.edu

Interventional Fellowship Program

If you have questions about our Interventional Fellowship Program, please contact:

Howard Kurz, MD, MSE
Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Fellowship Program
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8086
St. Louis, MO 63110-1093
Phone: 314-362-1291
Email: lking@wustl.edu

Electrophysiology Fellowship Program

If you have questions about our Electrophysiology Fellowship Program, please contact:

Daniel Cooper, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8086
St. Louis, MO 63110-1093
Phone: 314-454-7851
Email: leannajackson@wustl.edu

Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program

If you have questions about our Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program, please contact:

Gregory Ewald, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation
Cardiovascular Division
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8086
St. Louis, Missouri 63110-1093
Phone: 314-454-7009
Email: gewald@wustl.edu

Structural Heart Program

If you have questions about our Structural Heart Program, please contact:

Alan Zajarias, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Structural Heart Fellowship
Cardiovascular Division
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Ave., Campus Box 8086
St. Louis, Missouri 63110-1093
Phone: 314-454-8475
e-mail: azajarias@wustl.edu

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO) has clarified HR Standard 1.20 to provide that hospitals are now required to screen trainees in the same manner as staff employed by the hospital if the trainees work in the same capacity as staff that provide care, treatment and services. In order to meet this standard and continue to provide safe, quality patient care and excellent educational opportunities, the GME Consortium has implemented additional screening requirements for trainees. These additional requirements are consistent with the requirements imposed on other employed staff.

House staff paid by Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine are required to successfully pass all screening requirements including a drug test and criminal background check prior to beginning their training at this institution. All Consortium policies and procedures governing house staff are available on the GME website at gme.wustl.edu/ under the link “About the GME Consortium.”