We will begin accepting applications for Faculty Development Fellowship positions for the 2021-2022 academic year in July 2020. Candidates must have an MD or DO and be board-certified or board-eligible by the American Board of Family Medicine or the American Osteopathic Association by the start date.
1. Click on this web-link: “Faculty Development Fellowship Application“.
2. Click on “Apply” and follow the instructions to “Create Account”
Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two-page Personal Statement of Interest, and a copy of your USMLE or Comlex scores to your application. Incomplete applications will not receive full consideration. Arrange for three reference letters (one must be from the Residency Program Director) to be sent electronically or via mail directly to Monica Casella, Fellowship Coordinator at The University of Virginia, Department of Family Medicine, PO Box 800729, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0729 (phone: 434 924-1165 or fax: 434 243-4800) . Your Personal Statement should reflect your reasons for choosing to pursue a faculty development fellowship (this will serve as a writing sample, so please develop this as fully and carefully as possible).
July 1, 2020- Applications accepted
Oct. 2, 2020- Application deadline
October 2020 – Applications reviewed
October 2020 to December 2020 – Interviews conducted
Early January 2021 – acceptances announced
July 1, 2021 – Anticipated fellowship start date
Annual salary for fellows, who join the academic general faculty of the University of Virginia as Instructors of Family Medicine in 2021 is approximately $62,925. Fellows are allowed 22 days of vacation per year as faculty members; in addition, the Department allots up to 10 days per year to be used for continuing medical education activities and conference attendance. Funds are made available for use towards travel, dues, subscriptions, textbooks, and software.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.