The Pediatric Heart Center

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program

The Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) offers top -of-the-line training in a premier setting. Our cutting-edge facilities, fast-paced urban environment and world-class faculty and staff prepare participants for the full breadth of general pediatric cardiology and all subspecialities, including noninvasive imaging, heart failure, heart transplant, adult congenital heart disease, electrophysiology and cardiac catheterization.

Bradley C. Clark, MDDirector, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program

Why our program could be right for you

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore offers outstanding clinical experience in general and subspecialty pediatric cardiology within a diverse community. Our renowned and respected faculty provides an extensive educational curriculum in addition to unmatched clinical and academic mentorship. The program’s flexible nature allows our fellows to forge their own path and create a specialized, unique course of study. This contributes to academic position placements and the full range of fourth-year subspecialty fellowships ,plus a 100 percent board pass rate.

Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

Located on our Moses Campus, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) is a premier academic children’s hospital nationally renowned for its clinical excellence, innovative research and commitment to training the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. 

The Pediatrics Fellowship Programs at CHAM offer clinical exposure to every pediatric subspecialty and prepare graduates for their future careers in an environment that fosters rich clinical learning, scientific discourse and empathetic research. 

The Division of Cardiology at CHAM includes a modern, spacious outpatient cardiology clinic, a high-functioning exercise stress laboratory and a world-class pediatric hybrid cardiac catheterization suite, all of which are fully outfitted with top-of-the-line technology and cutting-edge equipment.


 

CHAM stands by its credo that healthcare is a basic human right. The training I received as a resident and fellow has been expansive, informed and rewarding.

Raymond Lorenzoni, MD

Pediatric Cardiology Fellow

A world-renowned faculty

Bradley C. Clark, MD

Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
Director, Pediatric Electrophysiology
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Nicole J. Sutton, MD

Director, Invasive Cardiology
Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Program
Interim Division Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
Interim Co-Director, Pediatric Heart Center
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Daphne T. Hsu, MD

Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Professor, Pediatrics

Nadine F. Choueiter, MD

Director, Pediatric Cardiac Noninvasive Imaging
Director, John Gutfreund H. Fetal Heart Program
Co-Director, Kawasaki Disease and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Follow-up Program
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Madhu Sharma, MD

Director, Pediatric Preventative Cardiology Program
Attending Physician, Pediatric Cardiology
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Neha Bansal, MD

Director, Heart Failure and Transplant
Attending Physician, Pediatric Cardiology
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Ellis Rochelson, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Electrophysiology and Cardiology
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Kim Haberer, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Cardiology
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Manoj Gupta, MD

Attending Physician, Pediatric Cardiology
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Current fellows

Austin Mercadante, MD

Third-Year Fellow

Nicolas Hidalgo-Corral, MD

Third-Year Fellow

Induja Gajendran, MD

Second-Year Fellow

Lauren Thai, MD

First-Year Fellow

Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Fellowship Tour 2021

A video tour of the Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program at Montefiore-Einstein in New York City highlighting the Pediatric Heart Center’s faculty, staff, facilities and equipment.

A challenging and innovative curriculum

Our three-year training program offers fellows a range of rich and varied educational opportunities, including daily conferences encompassing a core lecture series, case conferences, journal clubs and research presentations. In addition, grand rounds and conferences on cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology offer further enrichment, as do the broad range of teaching series and lectures provided at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Typical weekly lecture schedule:

  • Monday AM: Echo conference
  • Monday PM: Division grand rounds, journal club, QI and M&M
  • Monday PM: Cardiac surgery and catheterization conference
  • Tuesday AM: Biweekly cardiac MRI case conference and heart failure/transplant conference, alternating
  • Wednesday AM: Review of Congenital Cardiovascular Surgical Textbook and cardiac pathology and morphology, alternating
  • Thursday PM: Cardiac catheterization teaching conference
  • Friday AM: Echo and EP conference, alternating

Fellowship Application Information

We’re seeking fellows who will shape the future of healthcare.

If you would like to apply to become a Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Cardiology Fellow, here’s some information to keep in mind.

  • Applications open: July 1
  • Applications close: October 31
  • Interviews are conducted between September and the end of November 
  • Match Day: December 

Montefiore-Einstein recognizes that having a diverse and inclusive institution is critical to success, and we reaffirm our fervent commitment to fostering a culture in which diversity is a central tenet.

Have questions? Get in touch.

Bradley C. Clark, MD
Fellowship Director, Pediatric Cardiology
bclark@montefiore.org 

Frank Varcasia
Fellowship Coordinator, Pediatric Cardiology
fvarcasi@montefiore.org 
718-741-2469

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