We currently accept one fellow per year. We accept applications directly and do not participate in ERAS nor NRMP. We are currently accepting applications for the academic years beginning July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018. For specific application requirements and instructions, email Jen Zarko, Program Coordinator, at the link below. 

Requirements for application
Graduation from an approved U.S. or Canadian medical school or ECFMG certification for graduates of other medical schools outside the United States. Graduates of foreign medical schools should be certain that their visa status will permit completion of training and that they qualify for Pennsylvania state licensure before applying to the program.

  • Completion of an approved three-year residency in internal medicine
  • Superior performance demonstrated during residency
  • License or eligibility for permanent and unrestricted license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • For those applicants who are not U.S. citizens, visa status should be documented
  • Completion of ACGME accredited three-year cardiology fellowship program

Examination sequence acceptable to the board
All applicants must send a copy of scores from licensure exams from any of the listed sequence. Any complete sequence is acceptable to the board. Additionally, international graduates applying must submit a copy of their ECFMG.

  • NBME Parts I, II and III
  • FLEX Component 1 and 2
  • USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3
  • NBME Part I or USMLE Step 1
    Plus NBME Part II or USMLE Step 2
    Plus NBME Part III or USMLE Step 3
  • Flex Component 1
    Plus USMLE Step 3
    Or NBME Part I or USMLE Step 1
    Plus NBME Part II or USMLE Step 2
    Plus FLEX Component 2

Curriculum vitae

  • Personal statement
  • Dean's letter
  • Three letters of recommendation, one from your current program; if you have already completed your fellowship, we require one letter from your program director, one from another faculty member and one from a current colleague.
  • ECFMG (international graduates)
  • A copy of your scores from licensure exams (FLEX or board scores) - see examination sequence
    • Acceptable to the board (above)
    • Original transcript of grades

If you are applying with another applicant, who is a significant other and would like consideration for dual placement, let us know.

Geisinger has a policy that all applicants for employment under final consideration agree to submit to a drug screen. We understand that this is a delicate subject and we have a protocol in place designed to protect your privacy. If an applicant has questions regarding this process, we will be happy to provide a copy of our policy upon request.

Contact us

Jen Zarko, Program Coordinator
Cardiology Fllowships
Geisinger Medical Center
100 N. Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822-2770
570-271-6423
jlzarko@geisinger.edu