Fellowship applications for the Pain Medicine Fellowship Program at the UVM Medical Center are submitted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Our program accepts applications from December 1st-May 31st of each year.
The Pain Medicine Fellowship at UVM Medical Center participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
Materials required from all applicants
- Curriculum Vitae
- Personal Statement
- Dean's Letter
- A minimum of three (3) recent letters of reference from direct supervisors
- Successful completion of both Steps 1 and 2 of either the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX)
- Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency program
International applicants must:
- Have a J-1 Visa or have a U.S. citizen Permanent Resident status. No other Visas will be accepted. (H1B are not acceptable.)
- Have a current certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
- Successfully completed the Clinical Skills requirement
- Have worked in clinical medicine in the United States within the last two years
NOTE: an observership does not fulfill this requirement
If you are invited to interview at UVM Medical Center and you plan to travel to Burlington, we will pay for the cost of one night's hotel stay at the Hilton Hotel. The Hilton will provide you with transportation to and from the airport as well as to your interview. You will need to contact the Hilton directly to arrange the shuttle to pick you up or drop you off.
The Department of Anesthesia invites applicants to interview on Thursdays for the months of July and August. Your interview day will begin at 8:30am with an overview of the Pain Medicine Fellowship from the Program Director. After meeting with the director, you will interview with the Department Chair, the Residency Program Director and several pain medicine attendings.
Each of these interviews is scheduled for a half an hour. After your interviews, our fellows will join you for lunch and this will give you an opportunity to ask additional questions about our program. After lunch you will have the option (depending on your traveling needs) to tour of our facility. Typically your interview day will end between 12:30-1pm.