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Application Process and Requirements

To apply to our fellowship program, please complete an application through the ERAS, the electronic   residency application service offered by AAMC.  Their website is: http://www.aamc.org/programs/eras/applicants/start.htm 

We accept one new fellow each year.  Applications are encouraged to be submitted 18 months prior to the start of training.

Please be sure to include the following items in your application:

  • ERAS Common Application Form
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • At least three letters of recommendation, including one from your pediatric residency program director (More than 3 letters are encouraged.)
  • Medical School Dean’s letter (same as required for residency)
  • USMLE Scores Step 1, 2, 3 
  • Board scores 
  • Personal statement
    • We would appreciate a description of your clinical and research experience, your reason for an interest in Pediatric Gastroenterology, and your career goals.
  • Research background/publications

A personal interview is required and will be granted to the most qualified applicants.  We expect each applicant invited to interview to devote an entire day with us.  Interviews are usually scheduled from January to the end of April.  Application deadlines are sometimes flexible.