Application Information

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

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

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