The Division of Cardiology and the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are committed to producing the next generation of leaders in the pediatric cardiology community. We offer an exciting, in-depth and high-quality experience for our fellows. Our training program combines excellent teaching, exceptional mentoring and personal guidance to allow each fellow to become a skilled pediatric cardiologist, a scholarly thinker and a critical investigator. 

About the Cardiology Fellowship Program at Cincinnati Children’s 

Our comprehensive training program offers participation in state-of-the-art patient care and opportunities for high-quality research training in a variety of clinical and translational venues. A broad-based and active faculty provides training in all cardiology subspeciality areas:       

  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Cardiac intensive care
  • Center for Acute Care Nephrology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Fetal cardiology
  • Heart failure / transplant
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Non-invasive imaging
  • Preventive cardiology

Fellows have many opportunities to work with colleagues from other specialty areas as well, thanks to the strong culture of collaboration at Cincinnati Children’s.

Cardiology fellows also experience training and research in cardiac development, translational research and in the genetics, epidemiology and pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease. 

Why the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s

Our cardiology and heart surgery program ranks among the best by U.S. News & World Report.Cincinnati Children’s was ranked No. 3 in the 2017-18 list of Best Children’s Hospitals published by U.S. News & World Report. Our cardiology and heart surgery program was rated No. 6.

The Heart Institute has 56 faculty conducting research, with 203 peer reviewed publications in 2017. The research structure allows fellows to successfully enter the national stage not only by successful publication of their research but also by presenting at local, regional and national meetings.

Fellowship program director, Ivan Wilmot, MD, provides oversight and leadership of the administrative, clinical and scholarly aspects of the training program and is dedicated to providing a rewarding and challenging experience to every fellow who joins our team.