Requirements & Eligibility

Candidates for our program must meet the following criteria:

  • Fellowship applicants must complete pediatric residency training in an accredited program in the US or Canada before beginning their fellowship.
  • Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents, or J-1 visa holders. Candidates bearing H-1 work visas are not presently eligible to train at our institution. 
  • Applications for fellowship positions are handled through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).
  • Each of 3 letters of recommendation submitted through ERAS should be accompanied by this standard form (Download PDF).

The application deadline for this program is set by ERAS. Please use the embedded hyerlinks to visit the ERAS and National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) websites for important deadlines that may change annual.

For additional information, please visit the ERAS website or contact our Program. The Neonatology Fellowship Program can arrange and cover costs for overnight hotel stay for interviewees traveling to Albany, when necessary.