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Welcome to the Cardiology Fellowship at Children's National

The mission of the Cardiology Fellowship is to foster excellence in the next generation of pediatric cardiologists. We seek to train diverse physicians with empirically supported inter-culturally responsible and innovative approaches to cardiac care through teamwork, rigorous, high-quality clinical experiences and opportunities tailored to fellows’ academic interest. Our fellows will have backgrounds, experiences and interests that reflect - and are well-suited to serve - the needs of our patients, their families and the world at large.

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The Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Children’s National is an ACGME-accredited program committed to the training of outstanding physicians dedicated to the care of patients with pediatric cardiovascular disease. During the program, fellows develop skills in clinical care, research, and teaching over a 36-month period. Fellows benefit from the vast expertise of and dedicated teaching by faculty from the cardiology department as well as the other programs within the Children’s National Heart Center.

The CNHC is a multidisciplinary team comprising Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiac Intensive Care, and Cardiac Anesthesia. It is a national and international referral center and is the largest congenital heart program in the mid-Atlantic region. Our diverse patient population offers a robust clinical experience in all facets of pediatric cardiology. Our research benefits from the resources of Children’s National the Children’s National Research Institute, the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Child Health Advocacy Institute, the Children’s National Global Health Initiative, the Child Health Advocacy Institute, and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, a partnership with George Washington University. We maintain strong collaborations with the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and Washington Hospital Center. Children’s National is also a member of the Pediatric Heart Network.  

Learn more about our Senior Clinical Fellowships.

If you have any questions, please contact our program coordinator, Deleon Mitchell.
Lowell Frank

Lowell Frank, M.D.
Director, Cardiology Fellowship Training Program
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Christopher Spurney
Christopher Spurney, M.D.
Associate Director, Cardiology Fellowship Training Program
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