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Education

Recruitment and Selection

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine selects from among eligible applicants on the basis of their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal attributes such as motivation and integrity. The department opposes discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or military status.

All applicants to the program will be expected to complete the application process through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Selection of candidates for positions is based on the following criteria:

  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Completed application form
  • Appropriate academic performance in undergraduate/graduate medical education
  • Letters of recommendation: Letters will be reviewed for evaluation of the candidate’s clinical skills, fund of knowledge, leadership skills, quality of research, professionalism, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated scholarly activity - completed abstracts, publications in peer reviewed journals, presentation at local/regional/national conferences.
  • Personal interview with the Program director and faculty members.

Each application will be reviewed and appropriate candidates selected for an onsite interview. The interview will be conducted by at least three of the selection committee members.

At the completion of the interview process, the Program Director and faculty members of the fellowship selection committee will conduct a final ranking session. A Rank List of candidates will be prepared by the faculty consensus with final approval by the Program Director and then certified through the NRMP.
 

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