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Fellowships begin July 1 of each year. Our recruitment cycles will begin in July of the year prior to fellowship start date. We only accept applications through ERAS.

Position availability

  • One to three fellows are selected annually.

Application deadline

  • We accept applications from July through October.

Program duration

  • The program is currently two years long, with the possibility of a third year

Eligibility

Candidates must be graduates of an LCME-accredited medical school, have completed an accredited Internal Medicine residency, and be board eligible in Internal Medicine per ABIM guidelines.

Application requirements

This fellowship participates in the Infectious Disease Match Program and the Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS). We do not accept paper applications. ERAS requires the following:

  • The common application form
  • USMLE or COMLEX scores
  • ECFMG report and certificate for international medical graduates (this includes U.S. applicants attending medical schools outside of the U.S.)
  • An official transcript from the applicant's medical school
  • Dean's letter
  • The Department of Medicine letter
  • Two or more letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement

Requirements for foreign applicants

Candidates must meet the DHMC GME Eligibility Requirements (PDF). You must have a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) to be eligible for application to a GME-accredited clinical training program.

Please note that it is a requirement of the New Hampshire Board of Medicine to have successfully passed USMLE Steps 1 and 2, or NBME Parts 1 and 2, or have obtained ECFMG Certification in order to apply for a training license. It is imperative that you meet these requirements in order to begin your training on time, or jeopardize acceptance of your application.

Candidates who have graduated, or are expected to graduate, in good standing from a U.S. Medical or Osteopathic School, presently on an F-1 Visa, will be considered for H-1B status. The program may also consider candidates who are presently holding H-1B visas from other training programs. Each training program will apply certain program specific criteria for screening of H-1B applicants. The program then will present these candidates to the GME Office.

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