Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine – Applying

The UConn Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applications will only be accepted through ERAS. No application materials received through the U.S. Postal Service will be accepted. Applicants who accept an appointment elsewhere, or who for any reason wish to withdraw, are requested to notify our program and the NRMP immediately.

The UConn Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program is listed in the NRMP Directory as follows:

University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
NRMP # 1094329F0

Application/Eligibility

Our fellowship program accepts applications through ERAS. Please include the following with your application:

  • ERAS application. Each application should be complete, without reference to a separate curriculum vitae or resume.
  • Personal Statement. Please include a description of your research interests and career goals.
  • Current curriculum vitae, with all gaps in education and employment explained.
  • Medical school transcript/performance evaluation, with Dean's letter.
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript.
  • Current photo.
  • ECFMG certificate or status report, if applicable.
  • Three letters of reference. You must include one letter from your residency program director and one letter from a member of the neonatology faculty at your residency program. An additional letter from another critical care specialist is strongly encouraged.
  • UConn accepts J-1 visas, but does not sponsor H visas.
  • Applicants must have completed a three-year U.S. Pediatrics residency to be eligible for our fellowship program.

Interviews

After applications are thoroughly reviewed, qualified candidates will be contacted for a personal interview with faculty and fellows of the Division of Neonatology.

Selection 

Applicants are selected according to the timelines set by the NRMP. We rank and/or select from eligible applicants based on a combination of their medical school transcript, Dean's letter, letters of reference, USMLE scores, and their overall interview.

Appointments are for one year beginning July 1. All fellowship candidates must have completed and passed their Step 3 examination before entering fellowship.

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View more information on Eligibility Requirements and Selection.

The University of Connecticut fellowship programs do not discriminate with regard to gender, sexual orientation, race, age, religion, color, disability or national origin.