Application Information

Eligibility Requirements

The applicant should be an MD or DO 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.

Our institution can only sponsor J-1 visas.

How to Apply

The program participates in the National Residency Matching Program. Applications will only be accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and will follow ERAS deadlines. Interviews will take place between August and mid-November.

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

Interview dates for 2020 Interview Season will be starting in August 2019.

Sample Itinerary for Interview Day

Outline of typical interview day, program-provided accommodations, etc.
09.00 - Arrive – Breakfast and Coffee 
09:15 - Program Overview with Program Director 
10:15 - Tour of VCU Medical Center with Fellow 
11:00 - Interview with Core Faculty 
11:30 - Interview with Core Faculty 
12:00 - Nephrology Fellow Conference and Lunch 
1:15p - Interview with Core faculty 
1:45p - Interview with Core Faculty 
2:15p - Program Overview with program Director 
3:00p - Wrap Up, Final Questions, Depart