The Division of Cardiac Surgery offers fellowship training programs in three cardiac subspecialty areas. Adult Cardiac Surgery Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Cardiothoracic Transplantation Educational Objectives The goal of the fellowships is to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary training to individuals committed to a career in adult cardiac surgery. The fellowship training will provide a broad exposure to the full range of clinical problems encountered in a tertiary full-volume cardiac surgery practice. Fundamental Components of Fellowships The fellow must participate in the following: evaluation, management, operation and post operative care of a minimum of 200 cardiac surgical cases call duties with the other cardiac surgery residents as well as care of patients in the cardiac surgery intensive care intensive exposure to the interdisciplinary management of cardiac surgical patients development an implementation of cardiac surgical research cardiology/cardiac surgery conferences, academic half day sessions and the journal club These fellowships have appointment of 12 months. All interested in pursuing a fellowship at the University of Alberta should provide a current CV, three letters of reference and a letter of interest, specifying which fellowship you are pursuing and your motivations. Applications can not be accepted without the IELTS as fellows can not be licensed in Alberta without the required IELTS