top of page

Aortopathy and HCTD Fellowship

2024 Aortopathy and HCTD Fellowship Accepting Applications

The CHEO Department of Medical Genetics in Ottawa is offering a Clinical and Research Fellowship in Aortopathy and Heritable Connective Tissue Disorders.

Starting July 1st  2024:

  • One-year, full-time fellowship

  • Program director: Dr. Julie Richer, MD, FRCPC, FCCMG

  • Application Deadline: April 2024 or until the position is filled.

This fellowship aims to train physicians in the emerging field of genetics for cardiovascular diseases, with a focus on aortopathies, offering opportunities for clinical service, research, and interdisciplinary collaboration. Applicants should hold an MD degree and meet specific eligibility criteria, and compensation will be in line with PGY levels, co-funded by the Loeys-Dietz Foundation of Canada and the Department of Genetics at CHEO. Interested individuals can apply by emailing their application to


For more details, please see the attached announcement:

bottom of page