Application Information

There are two fellowship positions open each year, for the two-year training program.

  • Recommended Deadline for applications is July 31.
  • Applications can be submitted after July 1, we advise submission prior to July, after that date, we begin contacting applicants for interview invitations and scheduling.
  • Interviews are conducted from mid-August through October, primarily on Wednesdays.
  • Interview scheduling is done via e-mail.
  • The NRMP Rank Order list opens in mid-October and closes in mid-November.
  • Priority is given to applicants with an interest in academic rheumatology.

Applications are considered complete when the following are submitted to ERAS:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Dean’s letter, Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE), or original transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from the applicant’s internal medicine residency program director
  • U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) scores
  • For foreign applicants, certification from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • Applications will be reviewed when all the above documentation has been submitted


  • ERAS Electronic Residency Application Service
  • NRMP National Resident Matching Program

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