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Application Information

Contact Information

Toni M. Bender, Nephrology Fellowship Coordinator

Application Process

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

 mid-April Programs register for ERAS.
 July 1 Nephrology fellowship applicants may begin selecting and applying to programs.
July 15 ERAS PostOffice Opens: Nephrology fellowship programs can begin contacting the ERAS PostOffice to download applications.

Documentation Requirements

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
AGH Program will download and begin to review applications.
mid-August AGH Program will extend interview invitations via e-mail through ERAS PostOffice.
Sept-Oct Interviews will be scheduled at Allegheny General Hospital.
Oct. 15 No further interviews will be scheduled after October 15.

Nephrology Match

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 NRMP/MSMP dates for positions beginning July 2014.

October 2 , 2013 Rank order list submission begins for programs and applicants.
November 13, 2013 Applicants and programs must certify their rank order lists by this date.
December 4, 2013 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

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