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How to Apply for a Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine

We welcome applications from BE/BC internal medicine and family medicine physicians. Applicants with J1 visa status are also encouraged to apply (one-year clinical fellowship only).  

This year, for the first time, the Geriatric Medicine fellowship program is participating in the National Resident Matching Program (NMRP). Please submit your application materials via the online ERAS applicant portal by November 15, 2013.  Login to ERAS at: (http://www.aamc.org/students/eras/)

Please follow this link to apply for the Geriatric Oncology Program, it is not in the NMRP. 

If you do not already have an ERAS login name and password, you can sign up for one using this link: (https://www.erasfellowshipdocuments.org/)

Please submit the following application materials via the ERAS Portal by November 15th

  • The ERAS application form
  • A personal statement
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one letter from a residency Program Director

The application timeline for the academic year 2014-2015 is as follows

  • July 1st – The application process begins on ERAS.  (http://www.aamc.org/students/eras)
  • July 15th – November 15th: Applications will be accepted via ERAS.
  • November 15th – Application deadline
  • August 1st – December 13th: Applicant interviews take place at BMC.
  • December 18th – Rank Order list is due from applicants and programs.
  • January 8th – Match date.

Additional Information

  • Each year we train up to 6 Geriatric Medicine fellows and 1 Geriatric Oncology fellow (includes fellows in their second year of training in our program).
  • 4 positions will be filled through the Match for fellowships starting on July 1, 2014.
    o   There will be 2 open positions for the 1-year Clinical Fellowship Program, for which J1 visa holders as well as US citizens are eligible.
    o   There will be 2 open positions for the HRSA-funded 2-year Academic Fellowship Program, for which only US citizens are eligible.

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For more information, please contact:

Amy Sorensen- Alawad, MPSH, MPA
Education Program Manager, Section of Geriatrics
Phone: 617.638.6112
Fax: 617-638-6152
 aalawad@bu.edu

 

 

 

 

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