Toni M. Bender, Nephrology Fellowship Coordinator
All applicants will be expected to complete the application process through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Candidates selected for interview will be notified by e-mail correspondence through ERAS. Guidelines for submission can be found by clicking on the link provided here. ERAS
|Feb-Apr 2012||Programs register for ERAS 2013.|
|July 1, 2012||Nephrology fellowship applicants may begin selecting and applying to programs.|
|July 15, 2012||ERAS PostOffice Opens: Nephrology fellowship programs can begin contacting the ERAS PostOffice to download applications.|
The following documents are required in order for candidates to be considered for an interview:
1) Curriculum Vitae
2) Personal Statement
3) Recent Photograph
4) ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
5) Green Card Status (if applicable)
6) USMLE Scores (M.D.'s): Steps 1 and 2; Step 3 (if available)
7) COMLEX Scores (D.O.'s): Levels 1, 2 and 3
8) Letters of Recommendation: 3, including letter from Program Director
9) Visa Requirements: The program accepts applicants with J-1 visa and Permanent Resident (Green Card) status. Allegheny General Hospital does NOT sponsor applicants with H1B visa status.
PLEASE NOTE: Applications will not be considered complete unless all of the above-listed documents have been submitted electronically through ERAS.
Applications will be downloaded and reviewed beginning July 15 and will continue to be reviewed on a daily basis. The program will extend invitations for interview via e-mail through the ERAS PostOffice. Interviews will be held in September and October.
|July 15, 2012
||AGH Program will download and begin to review applications.|
|August 2012||AGH Program will extend interview invitations via e-mail through ERAS PostOffice.|
|Aug-Sep 2012||Interviews will be scheduled at Allegheny General Hospital.|
|Oct. 12, 2012||No further interviews will be scheduled after October 12, 2012.|
The Nephrology Fellowship Program at Allegheny General Hospital participates in the Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP) for fellowship positions. All ERAS deadlines will still apply. Nephrology program directors are not able to download applications until July 15. The following is a partial schedule of 2012 Match dates for positions beginning July 2013.
|October 10 , 2012||Rank order list submission begins for programs and applicants.|
|November 14, 2012||Applicants and programs must certify their rank order lists by this date.|
|December 5, 2012||Match Day|
For further details about the Match, please click on the NRMP link provided here. NRMP
Recruitment and Selection
Further information about the recruitment process for our program can be found by clicking on the link provided here. Recruitment and Selection