Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Application Process
We will be interviewing for positions beginning in September 2020. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals irrespective of sex, racial or ethnic background, religious affiliation or marital status.
ERAS is used for applications to our program for fellowship. For more information, contact ERAS. We participate in the NRMP match. Please contact the NRMP for detailed information and enrollment in the match or see the schedule for the application process.
Our programs use the following NRMP program numbers:
Applicants interested in the T32 track should apply through ERAS and will be interviewed with all applicants. Additional interviews with key T32 faculty may be recommended. Positions are filled outside of the match.
Applications are reviewed up to August 31. After applying to our program, please check your ERAS frequently. Invitations, confirmation of your interview, and other correspondence will be sent ONLY via ERAS.
The following materials must be submitted through ERAS no later than August 31:
- ERAS application
- Curriculum vitae (ERAS format is acceptable)
- Personal statement
- Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) or "Dean's letter"
- Three letters of recommendation, preferably including one from the Chair of the Department of Medicine or Residency Program Director
- Medical school transcript
- USMLE Step 1 scores
- USMLE Step 2 scores
- Your email address
- Applicants are required to have completed Internal Medicine residency in an ACGME-accredited program, and must be board eligible in Internal Medicine prior to starting fellowship
- Although specific minimum USMLE scores are not required for the residency program, it is highly desirable to have USMLE scores over 215 for all applicants. Applicants with failing USMLE scores will not be granted interviews.
If you are an International Medical Graduate, please note the following requirements. Further information about visas is available.
- Valid ECFMG certificate including successful completion of the CSA.
- The University of Maryland Medical Center adheres to the standards and guidelines for the employment of non-immigrants as established by federal immigration laws and the U.S. Department of Labor. Non-immigrant alien residents or fellows will be sponsored under the J-1 visa program unless they have graduated from an accredited U.S. medical school.
Interviews are being conducted virtually via Zoom from early September through October.
For further questions, please reach out to our fellowship coordinator Debra Braxton at firstname.lastname@example.org.