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Eligibility Criteria For Fellowship Training at UCLA

  1. MD (Medical Degree) or equivalent
  2. US Citizenship, Canadian Citizenship, or permanent resident status in the U.S. is preferred.
  3. ** For Non-Citizens:  We can consider applicants who carry J-1 visas on a case-by-case basis (please send me your CV for review).  Currently all other visa types are not eligible for fellowship.
  4. Expectation of satisfactory completion of requirements for Certification in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics
  5. UCLA participates in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). You must register with the NRMP, and provide us with your NRMP #
  6. License to Practice Medicine in California (at the time of starting fellowship)
  7. To find out more about UCLA Fellowship Salaries and benefits, Life in LA and other information please visit the UCLA Graduate Medical Education website.


    Application Process for July 2015 Positions


    Applicants must apply through ERAS to this program.

    Programs may download and review applications starting December 1st.

    Please provide the following:

    A) Curriculum vitae (Be sure to include email contact information)
    B) Completed Uniform Application Form
    C) Personal Statement
    D) 3 Letters of Recommendation
    E) NRMP #:  Please register with the National Residency Match Program (NRMP)
    F) Dean's letter from Medical School
    G) Photo (pdf, jpeg or original )         

    From received applications, (including NRMP #, Personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation), we will invite a select group of prospective applicants to interview at UCLA.   Selected prospective applicants interview in person at UCLA.

    Timeline for applications for July 2015  positions

    Applications will be reviewed from Sept - Dec 2013.

    Note that applications will not be considered until at least 2 LOR have been received.

    Interviews will be scheduled from Jan - March 2014

    Rank List due on April 2014
    Match Day due on June 2014


    Contact Information

    UCLA Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
    Division of Pediatric Cardiology
    10833 Le Conte Ave Rm B2-427 MDCC
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
    Attn: Liz Carletta

    (310) 825-5296 Phone
    (310) 825-9524 Fax

    Kevin Shannon, M.D.
    Program Director
    UCLA Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship

    Thank you for your interest in our Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship program and good luck in your search for a quality education and career!