Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
Number of fellows in the one-year Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program:
The Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program is a one-year ACGME-accredited
fellowship for trainees who have completed a three-year accredited training program
in Cardiovascular Diseases and are eligible to sit for the ABIM certification exams in
Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases. This one-year program is intended to
prepare trainees for a career in Interventional Cardiology with expertise in treating
routine and complex coronary and peripheral vascular disease, along with a strong
foundation in the evaluation and management of structural heart disease.
By the conclusion of this fellowship, trainees will be expected to sit for the ABIM
certification exam in Interventional Cardiology.
The clinical base for this fellowship is at the University Medical Center, New Orleans and
affiliated clinics. Information about the hospital can be found at http://www.umcno.org/ and Slidell Memorial Hospital http://slidellmemorial.org/
In addition to the procedures performed at the hospital, trainees will attend the
Interventional Cardiology clinic one half-day per week under the supervision of faculty
members of the Section of Cardiology.
In keeping with ACGME requirements, trainees are expected to be involved in
scholarly activity during the course of their fellowship. Evidence of scholarly
productivity is required for completion of the training program.
Murtuza Ali, MD serves as program director for the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program. In addition, trainees will work with Pramilla Subramaniam, MD, Pedro Cox-Alomar, MD, and Scott Laura, MD
Trainees are expected to attend and participate in bi-monthly Interventional
Cardiology Conferences and Interventional Journal Clubs, as well as weekly General/Interventional Cardiology conferences (including but not limited to Case
Conferences, Research Conferences, Grand Rounds, and Hemodynamics
Outside applications will NOT be accepted for the 2023 - 2024 fellowship
You MUST be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident on form I-551, or a J-1 Visa holder to apply to our program.
• Current curriculum vitae
• Three letters of recommendation, including one from current/former
• Personal statement
• ECFMG certificate necessary for foreign medical graduates
• USMLE scores
• US Citizen, permanent resident (Form I-551), or ECFMG sponsorship as a J-1
exchange visitor only. (you must be employable under one of these three conditions when applying)
Questions about the program may be directed to Dr. Murtuza Ali, Program
Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Judy Weber email@example.com
Dr. Murtuza Ali
c/o Ms. Judy Weber
Dept of Medicine Section of Cardiology
533 Bolivar St CSRB 3-42
New Orleans LA 70112
Louisiana Medical License
An incoming fellow must obtain a FULL physician's medical license in Louisiana. This process can take up to 6 months, especially for foreign medical graduates. The applicant that is accepted must apply for their license by the end of December. You must have a full Louisiana medical license to begin your fellowship. Please go the LSBME website and review the application process and requirements. It is strongly suggested you do so prior to applying for our fellowship.
The LSBME requires a personal appearance by you. Therefore, you will have to make a separate trip to Louisiana for this well before the start of the fellowship.