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How to Apply

List of Attachments Required for Completing the Fellowship Application

  1. Cover letter to accompany application.
  2. Personal Statement – Provide a description of your career plans and aims for the fellowship.
  3. Updated Curriculum Vitae to include:  Honors/Awards, Memberships and Publications.
  4. Recent Photo **REQUIRED**.
  5. Current Copies of Current Visa and ECFMG Certificates, if applicable.
  6. Completed Affirmative Action Statement required
  7. A limit of three letters of reference sent by designated references on application form.  All three letters of reference need to be received before a file will be considered for an interview.
  8. USMLE scores – Part I, II, III and documentation.

Application Process

Download an application for our Heart Failure and Transplantation Program.

We accept applications in the summer each year. Completion of a 3-year clinical cardiology fellowship is required of applicants being considered for July 2017. You may download an application and submit it to

Attention: Michelle Snyder
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 679
Rochester, NY 14642-8679

The contact for heart failure training is Michelle Snyder, and she can be reached at (585) 275-4290, or by email at

Travel and Lodging

There are several nearby hotels for applicants to choose from:

All of these choices provide a shuttle to and from the hospital from the airport, and many amenities.

If you are driving to visit us, view directions and a University of Rochester map.