Cardiology – Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship

Milwaukee, WI

Andrea Turner , CPRP – Physician Recruiter
Job Description
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Position 

Opening for July 2024 - June 2025 
The Advanced Cardiac, Transplant & VAD (ACTV) Program at the Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is currently recruiting eligible candidates for our ACGME accredited Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Program starting in July 2024. This will be a 1 year fellowship and graduating fellows will be eligible for ABIM – Advanced Heart Failure board certification.

The fellowship program is very progressive with a structured curriculum and emphasis on personalized patient care skills, developing leadership skills, and research. The fellowship program is designed to provide widespread clinical and academic education that covers a collegial working relationship with a dedicated team of 10 Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologists and Thoracic Surgeons. There is emphasis on the management of patients with advanced heart failure and pre and post-operative management of heart transplant patients and LVAD patients as well as experience with the management of PAH. Our program also includes hands-on management of ventricular assist devices and long-term management of transplant patients. The salary for this fellowship position is very competitive with an excellent benefit package. 

The Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center has been recognized as one of the “Top 50 Best Hospitals” by US News & World Report and it is ranked #1 Hospital in the state of Wisconsin for Cardiac Care. Since 1968, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center has been a leader in cardiac and transplant surgery. We've performed over 1,000 heart transplants since the program began in 1984. We have also implanted over 1,200 mechanical circulatory support devices since our first implant in 1986. This is a high volume center with over 45 transplants and over 50 VAD’s per year. Achieving these milestones firmly places our program among the top 10% nationwide and the largest in the state of Wisconsin.

Program Eligibility: Completion of an ACGME-accredited Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and Board eligible in Cardiovascular Disease at start of advanced fellowship training.

Contact information: Interested individuals should contact the Program Coordinator, Serena Messer via email at Or to begin the application process, please apply through Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®) website. Our program number is NRMP 1787159S0

About Advocate Health
Advocate Health is the third-largest nonprofit integrated health system in the United States. Advocate Health has a combined footprint across six states – Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. We are a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, with Wake Forest University School of Medicine serving as the academic core of the enterprise. In Illinois and Wisconsin, we serve nearly 3 million patients annually across 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of care. We are a leading employer in the Midwest with a diverse team of over 77,000, including 3,700+ employed physicians and more than 2,000 Advanced Practice Clinicians in our physician-led medical group. 
We are committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our teammates can thrive, and our business can grow. As a teammate, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.