Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship

Why Christiana Care?

  • 825 Open-heart cases
  • 7 Ventricular Assist Device cases
  • 4,499 Cardiac-Catheterization cases

Christiana Care’s Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship is an ACGME accredited one-year training program in advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support. The Heart Failure Program at Christiana Care Health System has partnered with the Heart Failure and Transplant Program at the University of Pennsylvania to create a joint program to train fellows in all aspects of heart failure.


Christiana Care Health System is one of the top 10 largest volume heart failure hospital systems in the United States, and the University of Pennsylvania is one of largest volume heart transplant and mechanical circulatory support centers in the country. Fellows will rotate between the two programs to ensure a comprehensive experience during the one-year fellowship.

A great place to learn

Christiana Care offers an unmatched learning experience. We’re one of America’s largest, non-sectarian, not for profit health care systems. We serve the Delaware Valley and we’re a nationally recognized, urban and suburban, academic and community hospital. Here you’ll learn from a huge range of pathologies and work with nationally recognized faculty, accelerating your growth as an expert, caring physician.

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    You'll work with great people

    You will work with nationally recognized faculty, aspiring residents, each of them among the most caring physicians you’ll find. They care about healing patients. And they care about your growth as a physician and your growth as a human being.

    Delaware is a great place to live

    A lot of history, culture and fun has been packed into the nation's first state. New Castle County, home to Christiana Care's campuses, boasts a diverse community, world-renowned museums and cultural attractions, bike and hiking trails and a calendar packed with festivals and community events. Learn more

    • Beaches and state parks

      Enjoy the Delaware beaches or 16 state parks – all within a two hour drive!

    • Tax-free shopping

      Shop tax-free at nearby Christiana Mall and the outlet stores at the beaches.

    • Art, music and nightlife

      Catch a live band at the World Café Live, tour the Winterthur Museum and much more.

    • Sports and recreation

      Canoe the Brandywine River, check out the Wilmington Blue Rocks baseball team or create your own adventure.

    Ready to join us?

    Vashti Nevadomski

    302-733-1212

    302-733-4998 (fax)

    VNevadomski@christianacare.org

    Christiana Care Health System
    4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
    E Tower, Room 2875
    Newark, DE 19718