Application Process

To be eligible for a fellowship at the University of Utah School of Medical, Burn (Surgical) Critical Care, an applicant must have completed a minimum of three years in a surgical, anesthesia, or emergency medicine training program prior to their start date. Additionally, they must meet all of the requirements contained in the “Eligibility and Credentialing of Housestaff” Policy of the University of Utah Office of Graduate Medical Education, including:

  • Being eligible for and obtaining a license to practice medicine in the state of Utah.
  • Completion of all United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) examinations.
  • Graduation from a U.S. or Canadian medical school accredited by the ACGME
  • OR

  • Graduation from a college of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) OR
  • Graduation from a medical school outside of the United States and meets one or more of the following qualifications:
    1. Has a currently valid (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate OR
    2. Has a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in U.S. licensing jurisdictions OR
    3. Is a graduate of a medical school outside of the United States and has completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by a Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)-accredited medical
  • Compliance with the Health Sciences Center Drug Testing

Eligible applicants apply through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) Specialties Matching Service (SAFAS). Applications are reviewed by the Program Director and selected applicants are invited to interview. Applicants are then evaluated on their standing within their residency program, educational qualifications, academic productivity (grants, publications, degrees, and experience), interview evaluation, and letters of recommendation. Finally, selected fellows are sent an offer letter.