Fellowship Application Process
The Rheumatology Fellowship Program at BIDMC accepts applications from
interested candidates via the common application form submitted through ERAS between
July (when ERAS opens) and the end of October.
After receipt of a complete application, selected candidates will be
invited for interviews with members of the faculty. Candidates holding a
J-1 or H1-B visa with an ECFMG certificate are eligible to apply.
The program accepts up to 2 fellows each year. Applicants must complete
three years of residency training in either Internal Medicine or Family
Medicine prior to starting the Rheumatology Fellowship.
The following materials are required for application into the Fellowship
program (as requested through the ERAS application).
Personal Statement: one or two pages. This statement should include a
description of your career goals and interests in rheumatology.
Three Letters of Reference, including one from your Residency Program
Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE), formerly known as Dean’s
Copy of Medical School Transcript
Copy of ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
USMLE scores for Step 1, 2, and 3. Applicant must pass Step 3 prior to