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How to Apply

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship applicants may submit their applications through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

ERAS 2023 Fellowship Application Timeline

These positions will be included in the National Residency Matching Program Pediatric Specialties Fall Match.

Supporting Documents

The following documents must be included in the application process:

  • Personal statement describing your specific interests in Pediatric Cardiology and your goals for this training.
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation, preferably one from the program director of your residency program. The Pediatric Cardiology Reference Form must be completed for each letter of recommendation submitted. The form should be available for submission on ERAS in July.
  • ECFMG certificate, if applicable.


Opportunities for interviews will be extended to applicants based on qualifications as determined by letters of recommendations and a global assessment of all other application documents.

In-person or virtual (Zoom) interviews (at the candidate’s preference) will begin in August and continue through early October.


Applicants must have:

  • completed 3 years in an ACGME-accredited clinical pediatric residency program
  • a valid medical license in the U.S

Only the following are considered for the fellowship:

  • Graduates of Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) approved U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools
  • Graduates of American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited Osteopathic Medical Schools
  • International medical graduates who have valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificates

Visa Status for IMGs must fall within the following categories:

  • Eligible to seek J-1 visa
  • Permanent Resident or Alien status (i.e., “Green Card”)

In accordance with the University of Tennessee Graduate Medical Education guidelines, this program does not sponsor fellows for “H” type visas.

Jun 30, 2022