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Frequently Asked Questions about the Fellowship Program

How do I apply for the Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship?

Follow the instructions to apply for the Fellowship.

What additional documentation is required for applicants?

Candidates must submit the following documentation in addition to the application:

  • Official copies of his/her medical school transcript and diploma
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV)
  • A Personal statement explaining your interest in the Fellowship (approximately 250 words)
  • A brief description of one or more proposed academic activities* during the Fellowship (approximately 250 words)
  • Three letters of professional reference, including one from the Director of your current training program

*Applicants for the 2 year Clinical/Research Fellowship are asked to submit three proposed research projects, including supporting literature.  Please contact Ms. Hargett for further details.

Are international medical graduates eligible for this Fellowship?

In order to be eligible for the Fellowship, international medical graduates must have successfully completed the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Steps 1 and 2.

What is the application deadline for the Fellowship?

The application deadline is May 15th of the year prior to the Fellowship. (May 15, 2016 for the 2017-2018 AY)While applications are accepted year-round, invitations to interview with the Fellowship admissions board are offered in early spring the year prior to the starting year of the Fellowship.

My residency wasn’t in anesthesiology; can I still apply for the Fellowship?

Only candidates who have completed an anesthesiology residency program are eligible for the Fellowship.

Once I’m accepted, when does the Fellowship begin?

The Fellowship year begins a few days after the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) written board exams have taken place. A comprehensive orientation program takes place on the first two days of the program. Fellows participate in an extensive cadaver lab curriculum, ultrasound workshops, and additional lectures and training sessions throughout the year.

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