How to Apply

Admission Process

  • Applications are accepted from October 1 through March 1 of the following year
  • Interviews are conducted in March with offers expected no later than April 1
  • Program start date is October/November depending on Fellow availability
  • Download the PDF application form. Please fill out and submit to [email protected]
  • Applications are accepted prior to formal completion of PA Program
  • We require You application, CV, interest letter and at least two letters of reference to be eligible for interviews

Admission Requirements

  • Completed Application and Personal Essay
  • Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited PA Program prior to matriculation into the program
    • Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Official copy of transcripts from college/university and PA Program
  • Official copy of PANCE Scores sent directly from NCCPA
  • Current NCCPA Certification. New graduates may receive conditional acceptance pending successful completion of PANCE
  • Current DEA Licensure. Applicants will be considered if eligible DEA license but must be fully licensed prior to matriculation into the program
  • Current NY State PA Licensure
  • CV and headshot
  • Three professional letters of recommendation sent directly from sender’s professional work email. For new graduates, one letter must be from your PA Program Director.
  • Copies of on-the-job and rotation evaluations are highly desired but not required
  • Nurse Practitioners are encouraged to apply with corresponding state licensure, education, and certification requirements

Applicants are encouraged to apply prior to completion of the above requirements if currently eligible and anticipated completion prior to matriculation into the Fellowship. Failure to obtain all requirements voids the offer of Fellowship Training.

Contact Us

Feel free to reach out with questions.

[email protected]

Medical Director
Geoffry Gillespie, MD

Program Co-Directors
Patrick Fontaine, PA-C
Anthony Parenti, MPAS, PA-C

Albany Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
Post-Graduate Physician Assistant Fellowship Program
43 New Scotland Avenue, MC-139
Albany, NY 12208