About our Fellowship

Program Aims: The Pillars of Our Excellence 

  • Excellence in Educational and Clinical Experience: Provide a stellar educational experience, ensuring fellows attain mastery in cardiovascular medicine through a curriculum that encompasses comprehensive knowledge and practical skills. Offer superior procedural opportunities, enabling fellows to gain unmatched experience and proficiency in a wide array of cardiovascular diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. 
  • Collegial Work Environment and Fellows Well-being: Cultivate a supportive work environment that prioritizes the well-being of fellows, fostering a culture of mutual respect, collaboration, and mentorship. Implement wellness initiatives and provide a culture that supports the physical and mental well-being of fellows, enabling them to thrive in their professional and personal lives. 
  • Robust Community Involvement and Service: Maintain a focus on the needs and health care disparities that affect our communities of Central Appalachia, through outreach and tailored healthcare initiatives. 
  • Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Mentorship: Uphold a commitment to diversity and inclusion, ensuring the fellowship program is accessible and welcoming to all, that benefits from a multitude of perspectives and experiences. 
  • Advancement of Research and Scholarly Activity: Cultivate an environment that inspires and embeds a commitment to lifelong learning among fellows, ensuring continuous professional development and adaptation to ever-evolving medical knowledge and practices throughout their careers in cardiovascular medicine. Encourage involvement in research and scholarly activities, ensuring fellows contribute to the advancement of cardiovascular medicine through innovative research and academic scholarship.


At the Marshall Cardiology Fellowship Program, we are dedicated to advancing cardiovascular medicine by providing comprehensive clinical training and scholarly exploration. Our mission is to cultivate superior cardiologists who are advocates for health, not only of our community in Appalachia, but also communities all over the world.


We endeavor to provide an unparalleled educational experience, with exceptional procedural opportunities, robust research involvement, and a supportive work environment. 


To train all fellows in a broad-based clinical practice and laboratory skills:

  • Independent diagnostic cardiac catheterization (Level II)
  • Nuclear cardiology training, meeting criteria for NRC licensure (Level II), with a goal of Board Certification in Nuclear Cardiology for interested fellows.
  • Echocardiographic techniques, including TEE and stress echo, (Level II), with a goal of Board Certification in Echocardiography for interested fellows.
  • Academic and research experience for a career commitment to life-long learning