The Neonatology Fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a three-year fellowship program seeking physicians who will have completed three years of training in an ACGME-approved pediatric residency program and who will be eligible to sit for the American Board of Pediatrics certifying examination.
Our fellowship program participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) universal application process and the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Only applications submitted through ERAS will be accepted; hard copy applications submitted via mail, fax, or electronic mail will NOT be accepted.
The following information should be uploaded into the ERAS program:
Completed online application
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. Applicants are advised to provide the Common Letter of Reference (LOR) developed by the Organization of Neonatal Training Program Directors to all referees.
Dean's letter or MSPE (Medical School Performance Evaluation)
Medical school transcript
Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the USMLE, taken within the seven-year time frame as required by the Commonwealth of Ohio, or equivalent scores
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 fellowship.
International Graduates: In accordance with Nationwide Children’s policy, foreign medical graduates must have a J1 VISA, which will require approval from the Designated Institutional Official and the Neonatology Program Director.
Applicants should apply between December 1st and May 31st. The deadline for completed applications submitted through ERAS is May 31st. Completed files are reviewed by the program director and invitations to interview will be extended through ERAS. We will be accepting applications for the 2014 academic year beginning in December 2012.
Correspondence relating to application materials, inquiries regarding interview season and scheduling of interviews is coordinated through the Neonatology Division office and should be directed to:
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Division of Neonatology
700 Children’s Drive
Columbus, OH 43205