Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship


    Fellows' Perspectives on the Program

    “The patient population and diversity of pathology we encounter has prepared me to practice in any clinical setting.”

    John Sentz, MD

    Eligibility Requirements

    The applicant should be an MD, DO, or MBBS with three or more years of Internal Medicine residency training in an ACGME-accredited training program. A pass on USMLE Step 3 is a mandatory prerequisite for acceptance as a fellow.

    How to Apply

    The Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine fellowship training program at VCU is a participant in the NRMP match. All applications will be accepted through ERAS and follow ERAS deadlines.

    Required Documentation

    • Application
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • USMLE score reports
    • Medical school transcripts
    • MPSE
    • A personal statement
    • 4 letters of recommendation, including one from your program director
    • A photograph

    If applicable, please provide the following:
    • ECFMG certificate
    • Medical School Diploma (with translation if necessary)

    Application Timeline

    We will review applications from July 15 through August 31. Invitations to interview will likely be issued during this time frame.

    Interview Information

    We typically interview on Mondays and Fridays beginning shortly after 7 a.m. and ending around 3 p.m. Generally, and interview day consists of the following activities:

    • Attend one of our weekly conferences
    • Tour our facilities
    • Meet with the program director
    • Enjoy lunch with the fellows
    • Tour the research labs
    • Interview with several faculty members

    Hotel Information

      We recommend the following hotels, be sure to ask for the VCU rate when making a reservation:

      Fellows' Perspectives on the Program

      “The number of breweries and restaurants in Richmond surprised me, and there are so many outdoor activities, mountain biking, kayaking, and all the river sports that earned us the title of Best River Town from Outside Magazine.”

      Ennis James, MD

      Hilton Garden Inn, Richmond Downtown             
      501 East Broad Street
      Richmond, VA 23219
      (804) 344-4300
      VCU Rate: $114 plus tax (parking, $21 plus tax, is not included) [Ask for VCU rate]
      A short walk from the Medical Center, also provides a complementary shuttle.

      DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Richmond Downtown            
      301 W. Franklin Street
      Richmond, VA 23220
      (804) 644-9871
      VCU Rate: $114 plus tax (parking $18 day) [Ask for VCU rate]
      Complementary shuttle provided

      Crowne Plaza, Richmond Downtown
      555 East Canal Street
      Richmond, VA 23219
      (804) 788-0900
      VCU Rate: $114 plus tax (includes parking and breakfast for one) [Ask for VCU rate]
      A short walk from the Medical Center, also provides a complementary shuttle.