Program Directors' Welcome


The Orlando Health ACGME (Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education) approved Cardiovascular Diseases fellowship is designed to produce exceptional Cardiologists capable of delivering world-class patient care across the breadth of Cardiovascular Disease management. Our fellows receive intensive training in all aspects of Cardiovascular Diseases, including the full spectrum of pathology, procedures, and clinical settings. Our outstanding faculty, unique urban setting, and diverse patient demographic prepare our fellows for success in their careers, whether clinical, academic, or research oriented.


Joel A. Garcia Fernandez, MD, RPVI, FACP, FACC, FSCAI, FCCP, FSVM
Founding Program Director
Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship
Associate Professor University of Florida
Associate Professor Florida State University


COVID 19 and Fellowship Applications

If you are a resident with a graduation date in 2021 and are interested in our program, we will continue to recruit and match fellows for the 2021-22 academic year. We are aware that away rotations and the application process will be different this year. Due to these challenging times we will be conducting virtual interviews this year. To learn more about our Application Process please see Join the Family.