Infectious Diseases Fellowship Eligibility
To be eligible for a fellowship in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Utah School of Medicine, an applicant must:
- Be a graduate of a U.S. or Canadian medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and have three years residency in an ACGME-approved program, or
- Be a graduate of a college of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and have three years residency in an ACGME-approved program, or
- Be a graduate of a medical school outside of the United States who meets one or more of the following qualifications:
- Has a currently valid ECFMG certificate plus at least one year training in an ACGME approved program, or
- Has a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a US licensing jurisdiction plus at least one year training in an ACGME-approved program, or
- Is a graduate of a medical school outside the United States who has completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.
- Be eligible for American Board of Internal Medicine prior to the time they begin training
NOTE: The University of Utah School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran’s status.
How to Apply
The Division of Infectious Diseases requires the following documentation for application:
- Completed fellowship application through ERAS
- Curriculum Vitae and Personal Statement through ERAS
- Three letters of recommendation through ERAS
- International Medical Graduates must include the following in addition to the above: - Copy of green card, visa (J-1), or documentation of U.S. citizenship - Valid ECFMG certificate with Clinical Skills Assessment certification - Evidence of previous training in the United States
Adult & Pediatric Infectious Diseases Combined Training
The Infectious Diseases Fellowship Programs in both Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at the University of Utah are pleased to support candidates in pursuing a combined IM/Peds Infectious Diseases Fellowship. This 4-year program will combine training in both adult and pediatric clinical infectious diseases and scholarly work in an area pertinent to both specialties. After completing the program fellows with board certification in both Pediatrics and Internal Medicine will be eligible to sit for both IM and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Boards.