Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

How to Apply


Four positions are available each year in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program on a competitive basis.

How to Apply

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The application form and all supporting documentation must be submitted by August 31 in the year preceding the appointment date. The academic year begins in July.

Step 1:

To apply to the program, visit the ERAS website.

The application requires the following information:

  • Official college, graduate school and medical school transcripts
  • An official record of board scores (USMLE, LMCC, COMLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX or NBME)
  • A program director's letter and at least two other letters of recommendation
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A personal statement
  • A valid ECFMG certificate (if you graduated from medical school outside of the United States)
  • A copy of your medical school diploma

Step 2:

Appointments are made through the Pulmonary and Critical Care Subspecialty Match Program, sponsored by the National Resident Matching Program Specialty Matching Services. All candidates must register through the SMS.

To register see:

Step 3:

Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited to visit the University of South Florida, College of Medicine for a personal interview with the program director and selected faculty. Interviews are conducted in mid September and October of each year prior to the match date.

Program Director:
Kimberley Cao, MD, Program Director

Inquiries may be submitted to:
Emilie K. Foltz, MBA                                                            
Division Administrator
Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Address: 2 Tampa General Circle #6080, Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: (813) 259-0998 Fax: (813) 259-0620
Email: efoltz@health.usf.edu