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The goal of the Duke Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship program is to train future leaders who will provide expert, compassionate care for patients with congenital and acquired heart disease, as well as advance the field through a lifetime of thoughtful inquisition and research. Fellows train directly under a diverse faculty with a great depth of experience. Particular strengths of the program include: 

  • Interventional catheterization
  • Electrophysiology
  • Non-invasive imaging, including cardiac MRI and CT
  • Fetal cardiology
  • Adult congenital heart disease
  • Heart failure and cardiac transplant
  • Health care delivery and outcomes research
  • Molecular biology and translational investigation   

Of the three years of required training in Pediatric Cardiology, a minimum of 24 months are spent in the clinical arena and 12 months are available for research. While patient care and introductory clinical research skills are taught to all fellows, basic science training is available, as is advanced training in clinical research. 

Program Overview

Positions offered per year Two
Current number of fellows Eight
Program duration Three years
Accrediting body American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board of Pediatric Cardiology
Match participation? Yes
How to apply?

Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS)

Applicants must have completed by the start of fellowship a three year residency in an ACGME-accredited residency program or in Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)-accredited or College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)-accredited residency program. Prospective fellows apply through the ERAS program. We request three letters of recommendation, one of which must come from the program director of your Pediatrics residency program.

Contact person TBD
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Box 2739 DUMC
Durham, NC 27710
919.668.4455 fax
Email: TBD
Program director Michael Jay Campbell, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
Box 3090 DUMC
Durham, NC 27710
Current fellows

Fifth Year
Cardiology-Interventional Fellow
Reid Chamberlain, MD 

Fourth Year
Cardiology-Research Fellow
Jordan Ezekian, MD 

Third Year
Alice Chan, MD
Merick Yamada, MD

Ashley Dischinger, MD
Cardiology-Critical Care Medicine Fellow
Elizabeth Thompson, MD

Katie Wood, MD
BriAnna Souder, DO

We invite you to discover your own future potential for growth, achievement, and professional satisfaction by investigating the possibilities at Duke.

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