Application Procedure

Applications for the Stanford Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). ERAS will open for application submission on July 3, 2024. 

  • Apply on or after July 3rd if you wish to be considered for a fellowship spot beginning July 2025. We begin reviewing applications on July 17, 2024. 
2024 Date Activity
June 5 ERAS season begins
July 3 July cycle fellowship program starts for submission of applications
July 17 Fellowship program starts review of applications 
August-October  Fellowship program holds virtual interviews from mid-August until early October
  • We will be offering virtual video interviews in 2024 for the upcoming interview season 

To begin your application, please follow the ERAS Fellowships Documents Office instructions found here. Please be sure to register with both ERAS and NRMP in order to be eligible for the Match. You can register with NRMP by going to the NRMP Website. Please note you will need to use your AAMC ID from your ERAS application to register for the NRMP. Applicants should request three letters of recommendation from faculty members who are familiar with their work and can speak to their interest in Palliative care. We recommend that applicants currently in residency/fellowship or who have recently finished their training have one of their letters be from their Residency/Fellowship Program Director. 

Stanford University can sponsor J-1 visas through our International Students and Scholars Office.

The Palliative NRMP Program Code is 1820540F0

ALERT: Please note that all application materials must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Please submit applications by September 1, 2024.

The Stanford University Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship is a one-year ACGME accredited training program in Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM). 

We accept applications from candidates with at least 3 years of post graduate training in a variety of medical specialties at any stage of their careers.