Cardiovascular Performance Program Fellowship

Cardiovascular Performance Program Fellowship

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiovascular Performance Program (CPP) provides top-notch clinical care and corollary research for athletes and highly active individuals.

Established in 2009, the program is the first of its kind in the United States and offers a fellowship in cardiovascular performance to individuals seeking a career in sports cardiology.

The Mass General CPP Fellowship is a Partners HealthCare Graduate Medical Education (GME)- accredited, one-year fellowship with two primary educational objectives:

  • To provide cardiovascular fellows with the skill sets necessary to engage in the clinical cardiovascular care of athletes and highly active patients
  • To teach the participating fellows the clinical and translational research skills necessary to embark on an academic career in sports and exercise cardiology

The CPP faculty members are leading experts within their field who are committed to mentoring CPP fellows. Our faculty provides fellows with access to unique clinical and research opportunities and guidance on career development.

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The following is required to enter the Mass General Cardiovascular Performance Program Fellowship:

  • Completion and passing of all three United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) steps
  • Board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • A full Massachusetts state medical license (limited license if on visa), if accepted into the program
  • A valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate for all foreign medical graduates
  • J-1 visa for non-U.S. citizens (Please note, this is the only type of visa accepted)
  • Completion of a previous cardiology fellowship

How To Apply:

To apply, please submit a CV, a 1-page personal statement and at least two letters of reference from a clinical and or research supervisor who know the applicant well.

We are now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 academic year. The deadline for applications is Friday, August 25, 2023.

Please submit applications to Program Manager Valerie DiStefano via Dropbox in a combined packet single PDF. All interested individuals are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information:

Cardiovascular Performance Program Fellowship

55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-724-4126

Email: [email protected]

Department Contact
Valerie DiStefano
Program Manager

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    Jun 28, 2023

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