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Selection Criteria

Fellowship positions are awarded on the basis of:

  • A consistent record of academic achievement and/or future academic potential
  • Outstanding accomplishment in medical school and in internal medicine training
  • Personal integrity and a commitment to the humanistic values, diversity, and professionalism expected of compassionate physicians

International Students

Our Fellowship Program welcomes applicants with J-1 visas. UT Southwestern does not sponsor H1-B visas for clinical trainees.

Apply Online

We participate in the National Resident Matching Program for this fellowship. Applications will be accepted via the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) beginning in July for 2024 positions. Our deadline is August 25 for enrollment in July of the following year. All interviews will be conducted virtually. Interview dates are September 6, 13, 27 and October 4.

In addition to an application submitted via ERAS, we require:

  • Three letters of recommendation (one from a program director)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • USMLE scores Step I and II

Program Contacts

Dr. Gail Peterson

Gail Peterson, M.D.

Program Director, Fellowship Training Program

  • Division of Cardiology
Dr. Anish Bhatt

Anish Bhatt, M.D.

Associate Program Director

  • Division of Cardiology
Dr. Nikhil Munshi

Nikhil Munshi, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Physician Scientist Program

  • Division of Cardiology
Dr. Anand Rohatgi

Anand Rohatgi, M.D.

Assistant Director, Academic Development

  • Division of Cardiology
Erica Santos

Erica Santos

GME Program Coordinator III