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Pulmonary

Houston, Texas

The Alkek Building at Baylor College of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
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Application Process

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine welcomes applications for our fellowship programs. We offer positions in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (3 or 4 year fellowship), Critical Care Medicine (1 or 2 year fellowship), Transplant Medicine (1 additional year), Interventional Pulmonary (1 additional year), and Sleep Disorders (1 additional year).

Applicants must be Board eligible in Internal Medicine prior to starting the Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care and Critical Care. This usually requires that the applicant is either currently enrolled in and will have completed a 3-year residency, or has already completed a three year residency in an ACGME approved training program in Internal Medicine in the United States prior to fellowship. Applicants applying to the Fellowship in Interventional Pulmonary and Transplant Medicine must be Board eligible in Pulmonary Medicine prior to starting these fellowships. Applicants applying to the Fellowship Program in Sleep Disorders must have received prior training/be Board eligible in Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, or Otolaryngology.

We welcome applications from all qualified individuals irrespective of sex, racial or ethnic background, religious affiliation or marital status. We currently accept applications from U.S. citizens, Green Card Holders and non-immigrant visa holders (J-1 and H-1). However, only U.S. citizens and Green Card Holders are eligible for the research track in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

The program currently offers 5 positions each year in Pulmonary and Critical Care, 2-6 positions each year in Critical Care, 2 positions in Transplant Medicine, 1 position in Interventional Pulmonary and 2-4 positions in Sleep Disorders.

How to Apply

Pulmonary and Critical Care, Critical Care, and Sleep Fellowships

For the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship (P/CCM) and the Critical Care (CCM), and Sleep Fellowships, we exclusively use the Electronic Residency Application Service, or ERAS, which is sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Applications for P/CCM, CCM, and Sleep Disorders Fellowship are accepted through ERAS beginning in July each year.

To submit applications through ERAS, applicants must contact the ERAS Fellowship Documents Office and request an electronic token, which is then used for access to the ERAS application site. The following materials must be submitted through ERAS: *(required fields before application will be reviewed)

  1. ERAS application*
  2. Curriculum vitae (ERAS format is acceptable)*
  3. Personal statement
  4. Three letters of recommendation*
  5. Medical school transcript
  6. USMLE results*
  7. Photograph
  8. Your e-mail address
  9. If applicable, attach a copy of your ECFMG certificate and Visa.

Pulmonary Transplant and Interventional Pulmonary Fellowships

For the Pulmonary Transplant Fellowship and Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship applications are accepted in response to advertisements in major medical journals. Applicants can apply with the following documents in July-Sept. 2012 for a position starting in July 2013.

  1. Curriculum vitae/Baylor general application form
  2. Personal statement
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. USMLE results
  5. Board certifications(if applicable)

Interviews

Upon review of these materials, applicants with competitive credentials are invited for interviews at the program. You will receive an email/letter/phone call informing you if an interview has been granted. Interviews are conducted from early August through the end of October. A typical interview day will begin at 8 a.m. and end around 2:30 p.m., depending on your individual schedule. Activities for the day will include a program overview, faculty interviews, a lunch and hospitals tours with our current fellows.

All positions for the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program (P/CCM) and Sleep Disorders Fellowship Program are offered exclusively through the National Residency Matching Program. For other fellowship programs, positions are offered after the interviews are completed through personal communication.

Additional Information

For any further questions, you can contact:

Ms. Minnie Ellisor
Fellowship Coordinator
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine

Phone: 713-798-5840
Fax: 713-798-0198

Email: mellisor@bcm.edu

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