Application Process

Apply to our fellowship program

Thank you for your interest in our program! We use the Associaton of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Paper applications will not be accepted.

ERAS opens for applications on July 5th, 2018


Required Documentation to be Submitted via ERAS:
·  Complete ERAS Application
·  Medical School Transcript (certified English translation if from foreign institution)
·  Three letters of recommendation (more than three is optional)
·  Personal Statement
·  Current CV
·  USMLE transcript with scores to date
·  MSPE/Dean's Letter (Required for U.S. medical schools; provide if available for IMGs)
·  Photograph for ERAS system (optional)
·  PTAL or "California Letter" if applicable

Deadline: ERAS opens for application submission on July 5th, one year prior to the planned start date of fellowship. Our office should receive your ERAS application with all supporting materials by August 15th, 10 months prior to the planned start date of the fellowship. Earlier submissions are strongly encouraged.

NRMP Match:
The Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Program at Stanford accepts 2 fellows per year and participates in the National Resident Match Program (NRMP). Information on the Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine match may be found on their website at  Our interview season begins in September and extends through early November with match lists due at the end of November. Match results are available in December.

Applicant Review and Interview Procedures: 
All applications will be reviewed by the Fellowship Program Director. We offer on-site interviews at Stanford to selected applicants which are scheduled from September through early November. We only offer interviews to applicants who have submitted a complete ERAS application. On the day of the interview, applicants will meet with the Fellowship Program Director, current fellows and several other faculty.   

International Medical Graduates (IMG):
The Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Program at Stanford welcomes applications from IMGs who have completed an ACGME-accredited general pediatrics residency.  Further requirements and application procedures for IMGs applying to Stanford can be found at the Stanford Graduate Medical Education website.


Contact information regarding pending applications and interviews

Maya Melendrez
Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: (650) 723-8325