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Candidates interested in 3-year Fellowship Program in Cardiovascular Medicine at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center can apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) an electronic application process set-up by the AAMC.

All applicant's must submit medical school diploma,  USMLE transcripts, ECFMG certificate (if applicable) and at least three letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2011, for fellowship starting in July 1, 2012. Application process at ERAS starts on December 1, 2010.  Please visit the following website for further information regarding the application process: http://www.aamc.org.

Prerequisites for Training:

Eligibility:

1. Medical Education:

Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible:

a. Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
b. Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
c. Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada who meet one of the following qualifications:
     1. Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to appointment or
     2. Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a US licensing jurisdiction in which they are in training.
d. Graduates of medical schools outside the United States who have completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.

2. Postdoctoral Education and Training:To be eligible for training in cardiology at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center as a fellow in cardiovascular diseases, successful completion of at least 3 years of residency training in internal medicine at an ACGME accredited program is mandatory.

Selection:

a. Ranking of applicants for fellowship from eligible applicants is performed on the basis of their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. St. Elizabeth's Medical Center does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 b. Cardiovascular Fellowship Program at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for Cardiovascular Diseases for matching of ranked applicants.


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