Applying

Eligibility

Medical Education

Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible for consideration for the Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program:

  • Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liason Committee on Medical Education (LCME)
  • Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United stated accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • Graduates of medical schools outside of the United States and Canada who meet one of the following criteria:
    • Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to appointment, or
    • Have a full, unrestricted license to practice medicine in a U.S. licensing jurisdiction in which they are training
  • Graduates of medical schools outside the United States who have completed a Fifth Pathway Program provided by a LCME-accredited medical school.

Postdoctoral Education and Training

To be eligible for training in pulmonary/critical care medicine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, successful completion of a program of residency in internal medicine, which is accredited by the ACGME and which is a minimum of three years’ in duration is mandatory.

Selection

Ranking of eligible applicants for the fellowship is performed on the basis of their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities (such as motivation and integrity).  St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center strictly prohibits discrimination in trainee selection based on sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin disability or veteran status.

The Pulmonary/Critical Care Program at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for pulmonary/critical care diseases for matching of ranked applicants.


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