The cardiothoracic transplant fellows participate in and support UPMC's transplant and ventricular assist-device programs.
Successful candidates will have satisfactorily completed cardiothoracic training, or — at the least — completed an accredited general surgery training program. However, we occasionally make exceptions for the right candidate.
The fellowship typically lasts one year (July through June), but the stated one-year duration is flexible. Instructors may adjust the timing and scope as necessary to provide trainees with the best and most thorough training possible.
The CT transplant fellowship provides in-depth exposure and experiential training on all aspects of:
The program also provides exposure and training in the following related areas:
Fellows in the CT transplant program:
The Cardiothoracic Transplant Program at UPMC is one of the largest and most experienced in the world.
These programs enjoy international recognition and include extensive clinical and research efforts.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine accepts applications through the ERAS® (Electronic Residency Application Service) Fellowships website.
Please visit the ERAS site to learn more about application requirements, fees, and other details.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Suite C800
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213