Fellowship Program Application Instructions and Information 

Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program

 

Program Details

Duration

The Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program is a two (2) year training program with an optional 3rd year of Advanced Research Training.  The first year of training is focused on clinical work, with time set aside to choose a research mentor and create a research plan. The majority of the second year is spent working on the research project, with some clinical responsibilities still possible.

 

Prerequisites  

Candidates must complete an Internal Medicine Residency Program from an accredited U.S. or Canadian training program and be eligible to sit for the ABIM certifying examination.  Trainees must successfully pass the Internal Medicine ABIM examination by the end of their 1st year of fellowship. Applicants must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen, permanent resident or hold a valid J-1 or H-1B visa. International medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate.

 

Application Process

Applications must be submitted via ERAS at http://www.aamc.org

 

Documents required to be submitted through ERAS:

  • Application form
  • A personal statement
  • Three reference letters from physicians who have served in a supervisory capacity.  One of the letters must be from your Residency Training Program Director
  • USMLE certified transcripts of scores (Steps 1, 2 and 3)
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • MSPE (Dean's Letter)
  • Medical school transcript

 

Interviews

Interviews are required for match list ranking. Once your completed application is on file, you may be selected for an interview.

  • Interviews are scheduled on Fridays, from 7 am to 4 pm.  
  • You will interview with faculty members from the four affiliated institutions and will be traveling to at least two different locations during the day.
  • Your lunch hour will be hosted by a current ID Fellow who will be available to answer questions about the program in an informal setting. 
  • We advise that you arrive the previous day to ensure that inclement weather will not interfere with your flight arrangements and cause you to miss the interview appointment.
  • All interviews are scheduled and confirmed in advance. 

 

 

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)

All applicants must register and participate in the National Resident Matching Program.

National Resident Matching Program
(Medical Specialties Matching Program)
2501 M Street, NW, Suite 1
Washington, DC 20037-1307
Telephone:  (202) 828-0566

Notification of your match with a training program to which you have applied and ranked will be announced by NRMP.

 

Recruitment of Minority Individuals

The Division of Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program supports the recruitment, retention and advancement of individuals from under-represented groups regardless of sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability or any other applicable legally protected status.  We will review and select applicants in a manner consistent with provisions of equal opportunity employment.

 

Resources

Graduate Medical Education

ACGME

ABIM