Frequently Asked Questions
- Required application materials
need to register through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) in
order to apply. Please go to http://www.aamc.org/services/eras/ for guidelines and instructions on how to apply to our program.
- Completed online application
- Current photograph
- Personal statement
- At least three letters of
recommendation, including at least one from a neonatologist who has
worked with the applicant and one from the Program Director.
- Dean's letter or MSPE
(Medical School Performance Evaluation)
- Medical school transcript
- Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the
- If a graduate of a medical
school outside the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico, a valid ECFMG
certificate or one that does not expire prior to the start of the
- If not a citizen of the
United States or a permanent resident, a copy of current, appropriate
- Program Application Deadline: March 1, 2013
- Visa Policy
a. The UW GME Visa Policy requires foreign nationals who will require visa sponsorship in order to participate in a UW clinical training program to obtain a J-1 visa sponsored by the ECFMG. The University of Washington does not provide H-1B visa sponsorship for residents and fellows unless they are otherwise ineligible for a J-1 visa. Requests for H-1B visa sponsorship of a prospective resident or fellow are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and must be approved by the GME Office and the UW International Scholars Office. Below is the link to the UW SOM visa policy.
- International Medical Graduates
a. Our fellowship program is accredited by the Accredited Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). International Medical Graduates must hold valid ECFMG Certification prior to appointment.
- Interview Process
offer five interview days in the spring.