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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program


EP/Fellowship Director

S. Patrick Whalen, MD

Core Faculty Members

Tony W. Simmons, MD

Elijah H. Beaty, MD, MPH

General Description

The Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program offers a comprehensive training program to fellows who have completed a cardiovascular diseases fellowship. The fellowship provides extensive experience in all areas of electrophysiology and exposure to a wide variety of patients and arrhythmias.


Electrophysiology Lab

Our EP laboratory and staff has extensive experience with device implantation and extraction, diagnostic EP studies, and ablation as well as complex ablation for ventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation.  We have an active hybrid ablation program and are involved in clinical studies for left atrial appendage closure devices.  There is also ongoing industry sponsored device trials and trials for atrial fibrillation ablation.




Application Process

We are currently accepting application for both 2015 and 2016.  Starting July 2016, we will transition to a 2-year fellowship training program.  You may apply any time.  Please submit your Curriculum Vitae and personal statement by e-mail ( or fax (336-713-5522). Please send at least 3 letters of recommendation, addressed to:

Wake Forest School of Medicine
Attn: Dr. S. Patrick Whalen
CCEP Program Director
Department of IM/Section on Cardiology
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157

One of the recommendation letters should be written by your Cardiovascular or Cardiology Fellowship Program Director, and another from the Division Chief of Cardiology at your present institution or an EP Cardiology Attending. Additional letters of recommendation are welcome. We conduct interviews from April through September. Any questions, please call 336-716-4667.

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