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Application and Interview Process

The pediatric endocrinology fellowship only accepts applications through the ERAS system. The program participates in the National Resident Matching Program's fall pediatric subspecialty match. ERAS opens for applicant data in early June and Match Day is in mid-December. The program usually sends invitations to interview after it accesses applications in mid-July. Interviews occur between August and November.

This year, because of the coronavirus pandemic, ERAS and NRMP timelines have changed.

 

ERAS 2021 Timeline

 June 9, 2021  ERAS 2022 season begins at 9 am E.T.
 June 10, 2021  EFDO will release tokens to fellowship applicants.
 July 7, 2021  July cycle fellowship applicants may begin submitting applications to programs at 9 am E.T.
 July 21, 2021  July cycle fellowship programs may begin reviewing applications at 9 am E.T.

 

NRMP 2021 Timeline

September 22, 2021  Match Opens at 12 pm E.T.
 October 27, 2021  Ranking Opens at 12 pm E.T.
 November 17, 2021  Programs: Quota Change Deadline at 11:59 pm E.T.
 December 1, 2021  Rank Order List Certification Deadline at 9 pm E.T.
 December 15, 2021  Match Day at 12 pm E.T. 

 

Requirements

  • Pass USMLE or COMLEX Steps 1, 2, and 3 on the first attempt
  • Apply using ERAS
  • Priority given to applicants with strong research/academic potential
  • IU School of Medicine only sponsors J1 visas

 

Required Application Materials

  • Common Application Form (CAF)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcripts
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX scores
  • Personal statement
  • Photo

 

Typical Interview Day

  • 8-9 am: Review program materials online at the applicant-only website
  • 9-9:25 am: Interview with Erica Eugster, MD, Division Chief, Associate Program Director
  • 9:30-9:55 am: Interview with John Fuqua, MD, Program Director
  • 10-10:25 am: Interview with pediatric endocrinology faculty member
  • 10:30-10:55 am: Interview with pediatric endocrinology faculty member
  • 11-11:25 am: Interview with pediatric endocrinology faculty member
  • 11:30 am-1 pm: Informal meet and greet with pediatric endocrinology fellows