Pediatric fellowship application information
How to apply
Most of our fellowship programs participate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) and the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) (the exception being our hospital medicine fellowship program). Application to the fellowship programs are highly competitive. Persons who wish to apply should be board-eligible or board-certified in pediatrics.
Application materials needed
(All submitted through ERAS)
- Current curriculum vitae
- Three (3) letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- Certified USMLE board scores
- Medical school transcript with registrar’s seal (and Dean’s letter – Medical Student Performance Evaluation)
- Copy of medical diploma
- Notarized copy of the ECFMG certificate (for international medical graduates) ?
Application reviews and interviews
Once we have received all application materials in good order, virtual interviews are scheduled. During the interview, candidates will have the opportunity to meet faculty and fellows and participate in rounds or conferences. We interview on Fridays only.
July 17, 2021– Candidates begin applying through ERAS
Aug. 11 – Sept. 14, 202 – Applications are reviewed
Sept. 1 - Oct. 15, 2021 – Invitations for interviews are sent
Sept. - Oct. 2021 – Interview cycle
Oct. 27, 2021 – NRMP rank order list opens
Dec. 1, 2021 – NRMP rank order list closes (9 p.m. EST)
Dec. 15, 2021 – Match Day
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