Application for Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
How to Apply
Consideration will be given to applications from individuals completing their PL-III year in pediatrics prior to the onset of the fellowship. Graduates of foreign medical schools must be able to meet the requirements of the Health Professions Educational Assistance Act of 1976 (USPL 94-484) of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act for the three-year fellowship. Additional requirements are a valid certification from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates and the ability to apply for an educational Visa. For more information see Baylor College of Medicine Examination and Visa Requirements for International Medical Graduates. It is expected that all applicants, before beginning the program or soon after the first year, will be able to successfully obtain physician licensure from the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
In order to have an application processed, the applicant should submit the following through Electronic Residency Application Service. The ERAS web site opens July 1, 2013. For more information on how to apply through ERAS go to the ERAS web site or contact 202-828-0413.
Note: All documents should be transmitted through ERAS system. Please do not send them directly to our program.
- A completed ERAS Application
- A recent Curriculum Vitae
- Three letters of recommendation
- A personal statement regarding your career interests
- An official copy of your medical school transcript
- An official copy of your medical school Dean's letter
- An official copy of your United States Medical Licensing Examination scores Step 1, 2 and 3 (if 3 is not available, please state the date in which you are schedule to take the exam)
- If applicable, a copy of your valid ECFMG certificate and other documents supporting your Visa status.
Tips Getting Started with ERAS
- Get your MyERAS token and user guide through the ERAS web site.
- Register with MyERAS online
- If you have any question regarding ERAS, please send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to
Electronic Residency Application Service
2450 N. Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037-1126
National Resident Matching Program
Dates for 2013 Match are:
- Sept. 25 - Rank Order list (ROL) submission
- Nov. 6 - Deadline for registration and ROL certification
- Nov. 20 - Match Day
Match information may be obtained at the NRMP web site.
In order to participate in this program, you must submit your "Resident Agreement Form" to:
National Resident Matching Program
(Medical Specialties Matching Program)
2501 M Street, NW, Suite 1
Washington, DC 20037-1307
Interview invitations will be sent via ERAS e-mail. Interview visits require a minimum of one full day and many applicants choose to spend 1½ days with us. Candidates invited for an interview should contact Ms. Patricia Salazar at 832-826-6208 to schedule the interview date. In general, candidates invited for an interview should plan to arrive the evening before the interview date and plan to leave Houston no earlier than 6 p.m. the day of the interview. At the time the interview is scheduled, candidates will receive recommendations for transportation from the airport, directions to the hospital, etc. Overnight accommodation at a hotel within the Medical Center will be arranged and covered by the Critical Care Section.
If you wish to stay longer in Houston, then this would be at your own expense. If you wish to speak to someone regarding our fellowship program or our application process, please feel free to contact our Fellowship Administrator, Ms. Patricia Salazar at 832-826-6208.
Once the application and letters of recommendation are received, you may be invited for an interview. Applicants who have interviewed with us will be ranked in the Match. Interviews generally begin in the early morning and last until late afternoon. The day consists of interviews with faculty, lunch with fellows with a tour of the facilities and administrative staff to discuss licensing and credentialing requirements for Texas.
The purpose of the interview is to permit the candidate to discuss the program and its philosophies with faculty. It also provides the candidate an opportunity to meet representative faculty and fellows at all levels of training. All interviews must be officially scheduled and confirmed with the program coordinator. Interviews are scheduled late August through early November. Please notify us in advance if there is a specific faculty member that you have a particular interest in meeting. Also, please inform the program if there are any personal issues (i.e. your spouse’s employment, schools) that can be addressed during the interview day.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Section of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine's fellowship training program at 832-826-6208.