With a nationally top-ranked hospital for cardiac care, Penn Medicine's divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Surgery, Vascular Medicine and Vascular Surgery are also nationally renowned for educating next generation leaders in medicine, surgery and research.

Our faculty members share a commitment to lifelong learning and lend their expertise to multiple undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education (CME) courses.

We attract resident and fellowship applicants interested in careers in academic medicine from top-ranked universities throughout the world.

The “Best of the Best” come here for:

  • Comprehensive educational experience.
  • High-volume clinical services where trainees can gain expertise with both common and complex cardiac and vascular disorders.
  • Robust cardiovascular research programs (Penn is among the few institutions in the nation with a dedicated cardiovascular research laboratory.)
  • The opportunity to learn alongside world-class faculty who are experts in one or more cardiovascular subspecialties.
  • Dedicated faculty mentors who provide a perfect balance between independence and supervision.
  • Talented, accomplished fellow trainees with strong academic and leadership skills.
  • Facilities equipped with today’s most advanced technology.
  • A collaborative environment that fosters interdisciplinary cooperation throughout the institution.
  • A history of innovation in clinical practice and research as well as in education.
  • A reputation that helps graduates move on to careers at prestigious centers of excellence around the world.

Interested in an education in cardiovascular medicine?

Contact the Cardiovascular Education Office:

Frank E. Silvestry, MDFrank Silvestry, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Chief for Education
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program

Portrait of Zoltan Arany, MD, PhDZoltan Arany, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program

Denice SusiniDenice Susini
Fellowship Administrator

Jen CroninJennifer Cronin
Fellowship Coordinator

In This Section

Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Programs

The Cardiology Fellowship Programs at Penn Medicine prepare fellows for careers as clinical cardiologists, clinician investigators or basic scientists.

Research Training Programs

Learn about research projects available to residents in the Department of Medicine during their second or third year of training.

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