How to Apply
Fellowships in Rheumatology
Rheumatology fellowships are offered to MDs who have completed three years of post-graduate training in Internal Medicine or two years under the ABIM Research Pathway. All applicants are expected to be Board Eligible in Internal Medicine when beginning the Rheumatology Fellowship unless they are part of the ABIM Research Pathway. It is expected that all Rheumatology fellows will have passed USMLE I, II and III as requirements of training.
Waivers to this requirement may be granted on an individual basis. Details regarding certification for ABIM candidates may be found on the ABIM website.
Go to GME prospective applicants.
Rheumatology Fellowship 2023
All 2023 positions have been filled. We will be participating in the National Residency Matching Program and ERAS for our 2024 fellowship positions. We wil be accepting applications in July 2023.
July 2023: ERAS allows programs to view applicants
September 2023: Interviews start.
Friday, September 8, 2023
Friday, September 15, 2023
Friday, September 22, 2023
Friday, September 29, 2023
Friday, October 6, 2023
Friday, October 13, 2023.
We will also be hosting a Meet & Greet with Division Faculty and Fellows on Friday, August 25, 2023.
Please submit the following required documents through ERAS only:
Medical School Transcript
ECFMG Certificate if needed (transmitted by NBME)
At least three letters of recommendation
Visa status for individuals who are not US citizens. At this time, we are only able to sponsor J1 visas.
For additional information please contact:
Rheumatology Fellowship Program Coordinator
T: (650) 497-3894
Neha S. Shah
Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director