Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson Division of Cardiology offers sub-specialty training in advanced heart failure, heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.  Newly accredited in April of 2017, fellowship positions are available for incoming fellows July 2018 and 2019.   

To apply for the academic year enrolling July 2018, please complete a UA College of Medicine Tucson Graduate Medical Education Training Program Application. Send your completed application directly to our program.  Fellowship positions enrolling for July 2019 and beyond will use the ERAS application.  Applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited cardiovascular disease fellowship. 

The advanced heart failure fellowship is a one-year program devoted to clinical training and research under the direction of dedicated heart failure cardiology faculty and cardiothoracic surgeons. The clinical rotations provide broad exposure to medical and surgical management for advanced heart failure. This transplant program has performed more than 900 heart transplant since the 1980s. There is a robust mechanical circulatory support program including a range of ventricular assist devices including the total artificial heart. 

Jennifer L. Cook, MD, FAHA, FACC
Director, Advanced HF and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Training Program
Medical Director of Advanced HF, Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona College of Medicine
P.O. Box 245046
Tucson AZ 85724-5046

You may also email the program coordinator at for information regarding our program or call 520-626-2477.

Meet Our Advanced Heart Disease Physician Team