The SCA believes that excellence in clinical care, education, and research in cardiothoracic anesthesia is best achieved by standardization of the training in the sub-specialty. In 2006, the Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology (ACTA) sub-specialty became ACGME-accredited.

The majority of the ACGME-accredited fellowships participate in the formalized recruitment process conducted by SF Match. if you intend to use this match tool, please visit SF Match to register as an applicant for the ACTA match utilizing the Common Application System (CAS) within SF Match. The ACTA ACGME-accredited fellowships have also adopted an optional standarded letter of reference (SLOR).

To view information on a particular fellowship program, please scroll to the fellowship of your choice, click on the program, and review the information provided.

ACTA Fellowship Executive Committee Guidelines

Please note the following programs are ACGME-Accredited. Click here for Non-ACGME Accredited programs.

Alabama University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Medical Center
California Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
California Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
California Loma Linda University Medical Center
California Stanford University
California University of California, Davis Medical Center
California University of California, Los Angeles
California University of California, San Diego Medical Center
California University of California, San Francisco
Colorado University of Colorado Denver
Connecticut Yale University School of Medicine
Florida University of Florida
Florida University of Miami
Georgia Emory University School of Medicine
Illinois Loyola University Medical Center
Illinois Northwestern University
Illinois University of Chicago Medical Center
Iowa University of Iowa
Kentucky University of Kentucky
Louisiana Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Maryland Johns Hopkins University
Maryland University of Maryland School of Medicine
Massachusetts Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Massachusetts Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Massachusetts Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
Massachusetts Tufts Medical Center
Michigan Henry Ford Hospital
Michigan University of Michigan
Minnesota Mayo Graduate School of Medicine/Mayo Clinic
Minnesota University of Minnesota
Missouri Washington University School of Medicine
Nebraska University of Nebraska Medical Center
New Jersey Cooper University Hospital
New Jersey Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New York Albany Medical College
New York Columbia University Medical Center
New York Montefiore Medical Center
New York Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York New York University Langone Medical Center
New York SUNY Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals
New York University of Rochester Medical Center
New York Weill Cornell Medical College
North Carolina Duke University Medical Center
North Carolina Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Ohio Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Ohio The Ohio State University
Ohio University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Oregon Oregon Health & Science University
Pennsylvania Allegheny Health Network
Pennsylvania Temple University Hospital
Pennsylvania Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania University of Pittsburgh
South Carolina Medical University of South Carolina
Tennessee Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Texas Texas A&M University College of Medicine/Scott & White Memorial Hospital
Texas Texas Heart Institute
Texas The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Texas University of Texas Health Science Center РHouston
Texas University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center/MCV Campus
Washington University of Washington
West Virigina WVU Medicine
Wisconsin Medical College of Wisconsin
Wisconsin University of Wisconsin