ID Fellowship Application
The Infectious Diseases Fellowship program consists of a core
two year training experience. We have 6 RRC approved
fellowship positions, 3 per year.
Criteria for applying for Infectious Diseases Fellowship
- Registration with the
National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) and completion of all
necessary forms required via that organization, including the
common application form.
- US citizenship or a valid
visa (If ongoing work authorization is required for continued
training in the US, the only visa supported by WFBMC is a J1
- Graduation from an
accredited medical school or osteopathic school, either in the US
or abroad; if the applicant is an International Medical Graduate
(IMG), he or she must have a valid and current ECFMG
- Prior completion of, or
current enrollment in, an ACGME-approved internal medicine
residency program. Prior to beginning fellowship training,
the applicant will need a letter from their program director
certifying successful and satisfactory completion of at least three
(3) years of residency training.
- At least four (4) letters
of recommendation, including one from the Program Director or
Chairman of the applicant's internal medicine residency
program. If the applicant has previously completed training
and is now in clinical practice, a letter from a current supervisor
or partner will need to be submitted in addition to a letter from
the prior Program Director or Chairman.
- Passing scores on Step 1
and 2 (and Step 3 if already taken) or on COMLEX; those scores must
- Acceptable English
Applications are received through the Electronic
Residency Application Service (ERAS). Please note
that any questions regarding ERAS should be directed to your Dean's
Office/Office of Student Activities or the ERAS web site.
More information about the application process can be found on
our Medical Center's House Staff
Services website including information for international
Completed ERAS application should include the
- The ERAS common
application form and accompanying photo.
- Four (4) letters of
- Official medical school
- Personal statement.
- Current CV.
- USMLE Step 1, 2, & 3
scores and/or COMLEX scores.
- Medical Student
Performance Evaluation (MSPE).
If you should have any additional questions regarding the
application process, please contact Lorraine Smith, Infectious
Diseases Fellowship Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Invitations for interviews will be issued by means of an ERAS
e-mail (starting in August and throughout interview
process) after completed applications have been received and
reviewed by the Applicant Review Committee. Not all
applicants will be invited for interviews.
Interviews occur primarily from late August to late
October. You will be notified of the available dates when you
are invited to interview. A typical interview day would last from
8:00 am-3:00 pm and include an introduction to the program
from the fellowship director, personal interviews with the
fellowship director and selected faculty, attendance at our
Clinical Case Conference, lunch and informal time with current
fellows, and tour of the medical center. If an applicant has
a special area of interest (e.g., hospital epidemiology), every
effort will be made to insure that the applicant interviews with a
faculty member of that interest.
The Piedmont Triad International Airport located in Greensboro,
NC is less than 30 minutes away from Winston-Salem. Charlotte
Douglas Airport is 1½ hours from Winston-Salem and Raleigh-Durham
is ~2 hours away.
For further directions to our Medical Center as well as within
our facility, please visit our Patients
& Visitors website for Maps, Directions & Parking.