Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship

About the Program

Quick Facts:

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Training Program was formed in 1995
  • Beginning July 2017, the training will be two years
  • Busy cath lab with 5 procedure rooms
  • 6 board certified electrophysiology faculty members
  • Weekly Continuity Clinic
  • Weekly case discussions and improvement conferences
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics has a tradition of medical excellence with facilities for clinical and research training.
  • Minimum procedure numbers established by the ABIM are easily met the duration of the training program.

Fellows as Clinician Educators (FACE)

The Fellows as Clinician Educators (FACE) Program is designed to introduce future clinician-educators to a set of skills which may be of use in their career. The program presents concepts of educational design and research, lecture development, evaluation, observation and feedback. At the conclusion of the program, FACE participants are required to develop a teaching portfolio.

Learn more about FACE

Interdisciplinary Fellowship Conference

Below is an example of the Dapartment of Internal Medicine Common Curriculum Schedule. It is shared between Fellows from all divisions of the Department.

PDF icon20-21 Fellows Conference Master Schedule.pdf

How to Apply

At the end of 2017 we will be starting to use ERAS and NRMP for training beginning July 1, 2019. Email Program Coordinator Cari Harland ( to see if there are any open positions for the next interview cycle. The training program is open to applicants who have completed a three year accredited Cardiovascular Disease Training Program.

Board Certification

Medical specialty certification in the United States is a voluntary process which serves multiple purposes for the trainee and the public.

Certification is

  • one mission of the training program to produce trainees who meet board eligibility criteria;
  • distinguishes a physician as someone with a distinct level of expertise;
  • provides more opportunities when applying for employment;
  • presents resources and tools by the ABMS;
  • a commitment to life-long improvement for providing the best patient care; and
  • elevates physicians into the ranks of doctors committed to the highest standards of healthcare.

For more information visit the American Board of Internal Medicine for specifics on board certification requirements.

Eligibility Criteria

All fellow trainees selected for the Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship Training Program are required to have completed an accredited three year residency program in internal medicine.

Program Certification

The Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship Training Program is certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). All fellowship trainees are required to be licensed by the Iowa Board of Medical Examiners.

ACGME Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program Accreditation

Our People

Program Leadership


Steven Bailin, MD
Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Training Program

Current Fellows

Peter Farjo


Peter Farjo, MD (F1)
Medical School: West Virginia University
Residency: West Virginia University

Kanishk Agnihotri


Kanishk Agnihotri, MBBCh (F2)
Medical School: Osmania Medical College
Residency: St. Peter's University Hospital

Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD
Interim Chair and DEO, Department of Internal Medicine
Kate Daum Endowed Professor
Professor of Medicine – Cardiovascular Medicine
Professor of Radiation Oncology

Contact Us

Cari Harland
Cardiology Fellowship
Department of Internal Medicine - E316-1 GH
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1009
Phone: 319-384-8001
Fax: 319-353-6343

Denise Floerchinger
Internal Medicine Fellowship Program Administrator
Phone: 319-356-2732