Application Process

How to Apply

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

  1. To apply to the program, visit the ERAS website.
  2. All appointments are made through the Medical Specialties Matching Program sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Specialties Matching Service. All candidates must register through the Specialties Matching Service.
  3. Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit The University of South Florida for an interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews will be conducted on selected dates during September and October.

Materials required to apply

All applications in the ERAS system to the University of South Florida’s Gastroenterology fellowship must include these materials as supporting documentation:

  • Curriculum vitae
    • Describe your activities with professional societies, publications, and any other relevant information about your education or experience.
  • Personal statement of professional goals
  • Dean's letter
  • Official final medical school transcript
    • Provide certified or notarized English translations of documents originally written in a language other than English.
  • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations
    • USMLE, COMLEX
  • Valid ECFMG certificate required if you graduated from a medical school outside the U.S. or Canada.
  • Three original letters of recommendation, or if specified in your program description, letters from physicians or faculty members who are thoroughly familiar with your work. This fellowship requires that one of your three letters of recommendation be from your internal medicine program director. Each letter should include the writer's opinion of your professional, academic, and personal qualifications, as well as an opinion of your potential success in the field for which you are applying. 

We accept, in addition to US citizens, permanent residents, and holders of a valid J-1 Visa.