Eligibility Information

To be eligible for a fellowship in the Division of Rheumatology 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

The Division of Rheumatology will send an applicant (upon request):

  • Introduction letter from the Division Chief and/or the Program Director
  • General information about the Salt Lake City area
  • Instructions on how to apply for the program through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
  • A statement that The University of Utah School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of sex, face, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran's status

The Division of Rheumatology requires the following documentation for application:

  • Completed fellowship application through ERAS
    • Visit 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

 

Rheumatology Fellowship Virtual Tour

Program Director

Dorota Lebiedz-Odrobina, MD

Program Manager

Shannon Mulder
University of Utah School of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology 
30 N 1900 East, 4B200
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Phone (801) 585-1686
Email: shannon.mulder@hsc.utah.edu