Application Process and Requirements
The Wake Forest School of Medicine Gastroenterology Fellowship Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Only online applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) are accepted.
If you are interested in applying for the 2018 Wake Forest School of Medicine Gastroenterology Fellowship, please complete your application online (ERAS) and include:
- ERAS Common Application Form
- Personal statement
- Current Curriculum Vitae
- Three letters of recommendation
** include letter from Chair or Program Director of Applicant's Residency Program
- Medical School Transcript
- USMLE Transcripts (Steps 1, 2)
Deadline for receipt of your application and attachments is August 15, 2017. Interviews typically are scheduled from early September to early October, 2017.
Fellow applicants are eligible if they are graduates of a US/Canada medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or a graduate from a foreign medical school and have a current valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Candidates must be currently enrolled in, or have recently completed, a 3-year residency program in Internal Medicine. Proof of this training and successful completion of the ACGME competencies must be submitted prior to fellowship start date.
International Medical Graduates:
- International graduates and non-US
citizen graduates of American medical schools must have passed the
E.C.F.M.G. and U.S.M.L.E. exams. Additional information may be
obtained by visiting the ECFMG website.
- Medical School graduation within
the past 5 years.
- USMLE Step 1 and 2 scores of above
200 on the first attempt.
- Hold a valid ECFMG Certification
at the time of application.
- Obtain a J-1 visa.
- Must be able to obtain a North
Carolina Residency Training License.
- Have at least one year of
"hands-on" clinical experience in the United States
(observerships and research do not qualify).
- International medical graduates
may also enter the training program if he/she has obtained a green card or
has become a naturalized citizen.
*Wake Forest Baptist
Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunity. Recruitment is
solely on the basis of the individual's qualifications and ability to fulfill
the requirements of Gastroenterology fellowship without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin or disability.
If you have any further questions, please contact our Program Coordinator, Ms. Renea Donley, at firstname.lastname@example.org.