Our curriculum and rotation schedule offers immense flexibility with scheduling and the opportunity to be tailored to your career plans. We offer a total of 16 months of electives (4 months in PGY 5 and the entire PGY 6 year). Fellows have the ability to reach COCATS Level 2 in several subspecialties during their three-year training program. It is also possible to reach COCATS Level 3 in Echocardiography.


Rotation Duration
Cardiac Intensive Care 3 months
General Cardiology/Consults 4 months
Heart Failure 2 months
Echocardiography 2 months
Catheterization 1 months


Rotation Duration
Echocardiography 1 months
Catheterization 3 months
Cardiac Electrophysiology 2 months
Nuclear/CT 2 months
ELECTIVE 4 months*


Rotation Duration
ELECTIVE 12 months*

*Elective months can comprise of any rotations. Non-standard elective options include: CV Surgery/Anesthesia, Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital (community), Adult Congenital Heart Disease, CMR and Research.

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Program Contact

Cardiology Education Office
6550 Fannin St, Smith Tower 18-209
Houston, TX 77030
Tel. 346.238.5039
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