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  1. The University of Utah addiction fellowships follow the NRMP Match schedule for Medicine and Pediatric Specialties:  Deadlines, procedures and Match Day are defined by NRMP.
  2. Eligibility: 
    • Before entering the addiction medicine (ADM) fellowship program, applicants must have completed primary training in an ACGME-approved residency and be board-eligible or board-certified in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) specialty.
    • All applicants must have or be eligible to obtain a Utah medical license, Utah controlled substance license, and a DEA number. See for more information about qualifications for Utah medical licensure.
  3. All applicants must follow the policies and procedures regarding eligibility and selection criteria for the addiction medicine fellowship. 
  4. Qualified applicants will be screened and invited for an in-person virtual interview with fellowship faculty after the ERAS application is complete.
  5. The University of Utah GME office will complete the credentialing process, including education and license verification, background checks, and a urine drug screen after trainees Match with the program.
  6. Fingerprinting and a criminal background check must be completed prior to working in University of Utah outpatient clinics.

Any questions should be directed to the Program Manager, Mary McKinlay, MHA at:


Elizabeth F. Howell, MD, MS, DFAPA, DFASAM

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Program Director, Addiction Fellowships

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Mary McKinlay, MHA
Administrative Program Manager
Phone: (801) 587-3543

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