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ACGME Fellowship Application Information

Our ACGME Fellowship programs offered are approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the accrediting boards specific to the respective program.

We will offer a number of fellowship positions in the next academic year. All first-year appointments are made through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Please consult the NRMP for information about currently available positions.

Information for all Medical School Graduates

Application materials for the fellowships at Virginia Mason MUST be forwarded to us through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) or as otherwise indicated.

All applicants must be candidates for an MD or DO medical licensure within the state of Washington.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is REQUIRED prior to the start of the fellowship tenure.

ALL applicants must submit the Required ERAS Application materials:

  • Completed ERAS Application form
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • Dean’s Letter (MSPE)
  • Minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation on official letterhead, preferably from your core rotation department heads or preceptors
  • USMLE Transcripts I and II preferred. Applicants who have previously failed any attempts at the USMLE step I and/or II will most likely be removed from further consideration.

We review ALL application documents to make our applicant selection. Applicants are selected based on their academic credentials, preparedness, aptitudes, abilities and communication skills, as well as personal qualities, such as motivation and integrity. Virginia Mason resident training programs do not discriminate with regard to gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religious preference, color, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Information for International Medical School Graduates

Graduates of international medical schools applying for internship or residency, must submit the above required application documents and must have applied for, or hold a valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) to be considered for an interview.

Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must meet the current requirements for an appropriate U.S visa* as specified by the United States government.

*Virginia Mason Graduate Medical Education considers J1 Visa or permanent resident status.