Frequently Asked Questions
Applying to the program
For more information about applying to the BIDMC / Joslin Clinical Endocrine Fellowship program, please visit the "Applying to the program" section of our site.
Are there open slots for 2013?
- No, we have filled all 3 slots for 2013.
Are there open slots for 2014?
- Yes, we have 3 open slots for 2014.
How do applicants submit documents? Does the program use ERAS?
- Yes, our program uses ERAS to process applications. We will only accept applications submitted through ERAS. For information on using ERAS, please visit the ERAS Fellowship Applicants Site.
Are there any sections of the application that are more important?
- Try to submit all letters of recommendation (minimum of three) as soon as possible. We may not consider an application until we can review these letters.
- In your personal statement, we suggest you give us an idea of where you see yourself five years after you have completed your fellowship.
- We do not currently have a set deadline. A list of important dates is on the " Apply to the Program" section of our site.
When are the interview dates? How many will there be?
- We will have 4 interview dates from August through October 2013.
Does the program participate in the National Resident Matching Program?
- Yes, we participate in the match. For more information on the match, and how to register, please visit the NRMP website.
Are applicants on visas accepted?
- No, the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism does NOT currently accept applicants on visas.
BIDMC's Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and the Joslin Diabetes Center are part of Harvard Medical School.
What are the fellowship salaries and contracts?
- The BIDMC site has PDF and Word versions of our Contract, and a chart of Salaries for fellows doing the clinical year. Clinical fellows begin at the PGY 4 level. Please note that the salaries for the research years (years 2 and 3) of the program are dependent on the grant(s) that fund the fellow. There is also a Residency and Fellowship Policy and Resources Manual for your perusal.