Division of Infectious Diseases Application Process

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The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital participates in ERAS, the Electronic Residency Application service of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Interested applicants should log onto the ERAS site to get more information about the application process and relevant fees. Fellowship applications should include:

    1. Completed ERAS Common Application Form (CAF)

    2. Three letters of recommendation

    3. Medical School Transcript

    4. Medical Student Performance Evaluation/letter from the dean of your medical school

    5. Wallet-sized color photograph

    6. USMLE scores

    7. Personal Statement:  Please outline the reasons for your interest in pursuing a career in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, providing a detailed description of your long term academic plans, your research experience, and future research interests.

    8. Updated curriculum vitae

    9. ECFMG certification for individuals who completed medical training outside of the U.S.

Questions about the application process should be directed to Ms. Boyle. Questions regarding the training program should be directed to Dr. Tanvi Sharma.

Nora Boyle
Fellowship Coordinator
Division of Infectious Diseases
Children’s Hospital Boston
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA  02115
Email
Tel (617) 919-2899
Fax (617) 730-0254 

Tanvi Sharma, MD
Fellowship Training Program Director
Division of Infectious Diseases
Children’s Hospital Boston
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA  02115
Email
Tel (617) 919-2900
Fax (617) 730-0254

Foreign Applicants

Non-U.S. trained physicians and non-U.S. citizen/permanent residents may apply to the training program. Because some sources of training program funding are limited to U.S. citizens/permanent residents, the availability of slots for non-citizens/permanent residents is limited. Applicants should have completed Steps 1 and 2 of the USMLE at the time of application and be eligible for a license to practice in Massachusetts upon completion of all steps. Applicants who seek to become board eligible in Pediatric Infectious Diseases would have to be board certified in Pediatrics in the United States or Canada, however this is not a requirement for application to the fellowship program.

Selection Process

All Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Programs will be moving to a fall match for July 2015 positions.  Applications and supporting material must be submitted through ERAS. Applications will be accepted from July 1, 2014 through September 15, 2014. Interviews will be held August 1, 2014 through October 1, 2014. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early. Applications and supporting material will be submitted through ERAS.   We are participating in the (NRMP) National Residency Matching Program.  Applicants must register with NRMP prior to interviewing.  Our program encourages applications from under-represented minorities.

Boston Children's Hospital is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. The Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, age, disability, military or veteran status or any other classification protected by law in hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Questions should be addressed to Nora Boyle at 617-919-2899 or Email.

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