How to Apply to our Program
PLEASE REVIEW THE NEW RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE FOR FELLOWSHIP TRAINING ON THE ERAS WEBSITE.
Thank you for your inquiry regarding our Endocrinology Fellowship Program here at the Albany Medical College, Albany, New York.
Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible for appointment to Albany Medical Center's residency programs:
Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada who meet one of the following qualifications: Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates AND are graduates of schools approved by the New York State Department of Education * or have a full and unrestricted New York State license to practice medicine.** Graduates of medical schools outside the United States who have completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.
Candidates may be considered who are currently enrolled in foreign medical schools if they are eligible for the Restricted Interim Certificate from ECFMG, issued to students who have passed the Basic Science, Clinical Science and English examinations and are awaiting the issuance of their medical school diplomas.* Graduates from schools outside of the US are ineligible for residency training in New York State IF: more than 12 weeks of clerkship training (during the 3rd and 4th years of medical school) occurred outside of the country in which the medical school is located UNLESS the New York State Education Department has approved that school ' s curriculum, as configured. A list of those schools currently approved is available in the GME Department.
Our program looks for candidates who meet the following criteria:
- Completed an ACGME approved Internal Medicine Residency
- US Citizenship, 'Green Card', EAD or J1 Visa (no exceptions)
- Previous Endocrinology experience such as clinical experience, electives or rotations and/or research)
- Individual who expresses long-term academic interest and clinical research preferred
- Position will be available through ERAS only
To apply to this program you will need the following materials:
- ERAS Application
- Personal Statement
- Curriculum Vitae
- USMLE I, II, III (minimum of 85 on your first attempt)
- Medical School Transcript
- Dean’s Letter
- 3 Current Letters of Recommendation
- History of Previous Training
- ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
The application deadline is September 15th for the 2014 curriculum year. We will not accept documents via fax or snail mail. If interested, the program will contact you via email to schedule an interview day. We do send rejection notices. If you need additional information, please email Michelle Snavely, Fellowship Coordinator at email@example.com.
Again, thank you for your interest in our Rheumatology Fellowship Program!
How does ERAS Fellowships work?
- Contact the EFDO to receive an electronic token to access the ERAS system. The EFDO is your designated dean's office whether you are a U.S. medical school graduate or an international medical school graduate. EFDO is the central processing office for fellowship application materials submitted via ERAS.
- Complete the ERAS application or Common Application form (CAF), select programs and assign supporting documents to participating fellowship programs.
- EFDO receives notification of your completed application, and starts scanning and transmitting supporting documents: transcripts, LoRs, photographs and MSPEs. Note: All documents in support of your fellowship application should be original versions and not copies; and are to be sent directly to the EFDO for processing. See mailing address below.
- Examining boards receive and process requests for score reports.
- Programs contact the ERAS Post Office on a daily basis to download application materials.