Information for Applicants

Application Process

All applications must be received through the ERAS system. We begin reviewing applications when ERAS opens in August and conduct interviews August - October. In general, we do not accept applicants from non-U.S. internal medicine programs and due to our NIH training grant funding, generally cannot accept applicants on H1-B and J-1 visas (although exceptional applicants may be considered on a case by case basis). We participate in the NRMP fellowship match. Applications should include:

Applications should include:

  • ERAS common application form
  • USMLE Step 1, 2, and 3 scores as available
  • At least 3 letters of recommendation - one of which must be from Internal Medicine Program Director or designee
  • Personal statement
  • Photo

Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity

VUMC and the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine are committed to developing and maintaining a diverse and inclusive organization. More information about VUMC's efforts to cultivate and maintain a diverse and inclusive environment can be found at:


We begin reviewing applications when ERAS opens in August and invitations to interview are typically sent in August and September. We conduct interviews August - October. For the 2020 interview season, we are providing virtual interviews only. Our interview days will consist of morning or afternoon sessions where applicants will meet with fellows, meet with the program director and interview with several faculty members, and attend our fellow research seminar. We will do our best to accommodate all invited applicants and work to ensure you get a comprehensive perspective on our program, even if we cannot host you in person.