Application Services

ERAS

The Electronic Residency Application Service facilitates online communication between residency and fellowship applicants and medical schools. You can use it to submit program applications, letters of recommendation, Deans’ letters, transcripts, and other supporting credentials. Go to ERAS »


NRMP

The National Resident Matching Program is a component of ERAS that optimizes the rank ordered choices of students and program directors.
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SF Match

The San Francisco Matching Program coordinates the processing, distribution, and review of applications for residency and fellowship training programs in specialties and some subspecialties.
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Graduate Medical Education

Learn how to apply for each of our residency, fellowship, internship, and externship programs in the Delaware area and North Florida.

Residencies

 
Pediatric Residency Program


Apply for This Residency

Application Requirements
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2013
  • ERAS application
  • personal statement
  • board scores
  • three letters of recommendation
  • dean's letter
  • transcript

Note: Letter from the Chairman is not required.

Contact Us

Cindy Chuidian

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5874
cindy.chuidian@nemours.org

 
Pharmacy Residency


Apply for This Residency

Application Requirements
Deadline: Jan. 10, 2014
  • PharmD degree
  • eligibility for Delaware licensure (must be obtained by September 15)
  • academic transcript
  • curriculum vitae
  • three letters of recommendation
  • letter of intent

Ways to Apply

Contact Us

Elora Hilmas, PharmD, BCPS

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5791
elora.hilmas@nemours.org

 
Internal Medicine at Christiana Care


Apply for This Residency

Application Process

Christiana Care residency programs consistently fill more than 95 percent of residency positions in the National Resident Matching Program.
Learn More »

Contact Us

Brian M. Aboff, MD, FACP

Department of Internal Medicine Christiana Hospital
P.O. Box 6001, Newark, DE 19718
Phone: (302) 733-6344
Fax: (302) 733-6386
medicine.residency@christianacare.org

 
Pediatric Rehabilitation Residency Program


Apply for This Residency

Application Requirements
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2013
  • ERAS application
  • personal statement
  • board scores
  • three letters of recommendation
  • dean's letter
  • transcript

Please follow all the instructions on the application.
Note: The program does not require a letter from the Chairman.

Contact Us

Cindy Chuidian

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5874
cindy.chuidian@nemours.org


Fellowships

 
Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: July 2013

Training begins July 2014.

  • ERAS application
  • résumé
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all 3 levels)
  • three letters of recommendation

Contact Us

Laura Fortenberry

Fellowship Coordinator
(302) 651-5583
laura.fortenberry@nemours.org

Christopher Chang, MD, PhD

Program Director
(302) 651-4321
christopher.chang@nemours.org

 
Anesthesiology


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements

Fellowship Year: July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 (negotiable for August 1 start)

  • Nemours fellowship application form
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all 3 levels)
  • In-Training Exam scores (ITE)
  • three references
Interview Season

Oct. 1, 2013–June 1, 2014

Contact Us

Robert P. Brislin, DO

Program Director
(302) 651-5321
robert.brislin@nemours.org

Jennifer H. DuBois

Fellowship Coordinator
(302) 651-4029
jennifer.dubois@nemours.org

Valerie Astillero

Office Manager
(302) 651-5160
valerie.astillero@nemours.org

 
Cardiology

Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: December 2013

Training begins July 2015

  • ERAS application
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) scores (all three levels)
    and/or
    COMLEX (Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination) scores (all three levels)
Letters of Recommendation: Three Required

We suggest letters from faculty members who can attest to your personal qualities that will make you a good fellow.

Some suggestions include:

  • a member of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at your residency training institution
  • residency director or program chair
  • a professional of your choosing
  • research mentor

Contact Us

Jeanne M. Baffa, MD

Program Director,
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
(302) 651-6675
gina.baffa@nemours.org

Erin Galbraith

Program Coordinator,
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
(302) 651-6606
erin.galbraith@nemours.org

 
Critical Care


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline Nov. 7, 2014
  • Nemours fellowship application form
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all 3 levels)
  • three references

Contact Us

Nicholas B. Slamon, MD

Program Director
(302) 651-4029
nicholas.slamon@nemours.org

Jennifer DuBois

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-4029
jennifer.dubois@nemours.org

Valerie Astillero

Office Manager
(302) 651-5160
valerie.astillero@nemours.org

 
Emergency Medicine


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2013

A completed application consists of the following:

  • Nemours fellowship application
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement describing the development of your career plan and your specific interests and goals in pediatric emergency medicine.
  • current passport-sized photograph
  • three letters of recommendation, one of which should be from the program director of your residency program.  
  • original scores of USME
  • original medical school manuscript

Note: Completed applications must be submitted through ERAS by Aug. 31, 2013.

Contact Us

Debbie Campbell

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-4296
debbie.campbell@nemours.org

Andrew DePiero, MD

Program Director
(302) 651-4296
andrew.depiero@nemours.org

 
Gastroenterology


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: See NRMP
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all 3 levels)
  • three references
Interviews

We begin offering interviews to fellowship candidates in January of the year before the start of fellowship. The actual interviews will take place roughly between February 1 and April 1 of the preceding year.

Contact Us

Karen Davis

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5775
karen.davis@nemours.org

Katryn Furuya, MD, FRCPC

Program Director
(302) 651-5928
katryn.furuya@nemours.org

 
Hematology/Oncology


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
  • Nemours fellowship application form
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all three levels)
  • three references

Contact Us

Linda Bloh

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5185
linda.bloh@nemours.org

Andrew W. Walter, MS, MD

Program Director
(302) 651-5500
andrew.walter@nemours.org

 
Hospice & Palliative Care


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: May 2014
Training Begins: July 2015
  • ERAS application
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) scores (all 3 levels)
  • three letters of recommendation
  • preferred candidates will be board eligible or board-certified by an ABMS-recognized board

Contact Us

Elissa Miller, MD

Program Director,
Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine
(302) 651-4863
elissa.miller@nemours.org
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Sara Donnell

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-6527
sara.donnell@nemours.org

 
Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: April 30, 2013
  • complete an electronic ERAS application
  • completed residency in pediatrics at an accredited program
  • unrestricted Delaware state medical license
  • Delaware state training license
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all three levels)
  • three references

Contact Us

Marcie Snapp

Program Coordinator
(302) 733-2168
msnapp@christianacare.org

Stephen A. Pearlman, MD, MSHQS

Program Director
(302) 733-2410
spearlman@christianacare.org

 
Ophthalmology


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: Varies
  • Nemours fellowship application form
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all three levels)
  • three references

Contact Us

Kathy Vicario

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5995
kathy.vicario@nemours.org

Sharon S. Lehman, MD

Program Director
(302) 651-5040
sharon.lehman@nemours.org

 
Orthopedic Surgery


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all three levels)
  • three letters of recommendation
Interviews

Dec. 13 and 20, 2013
Jan. 10 and 17, 2014

Contact Us

Laura L. Gunther

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5929
laura.gunther@nemours.org

Suken Shah, MD

Program Director
(302) 651-5904
suken.shah@nemours.org

 
Otolaryngology


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2013
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all three levels)
  • three letters of recommendation

How to Apply

Contact Us

Kathy Vicario

Program Coordinator
Phone: (302) 651-5995
Fax: (302) 651-6410
kathy.vicario@nemours.org

Udayan K. Shah, MD, FACS, FAAP

Program Director
Phone: (302) 651-5829
Fax: (302) 651-6410
udayan.shah@nemours.org

 
Pediatric Surgery


Pediatric Surgical Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: December 2014
Training Begins: July 2015

The Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Pediatric Surgical Fellowship Program (Program Code 4450944001) participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Completed applications are to be submitted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) by mid-December in order for interviews to be scheduled beginning in January.

A complete application folder includes:
  • ERAS application
  • ERAS-generated curriculum vitae (CV)
  • medical school transcript
  • copy of medical school diploma
  • completion of an approved general surgery residency program
  • eligibility to take qualifying examination in general surgery
  • three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the chair of the Department of Surgery of your surgical training program
  • personal statement
  • ABSITE scores from your surgical residency training
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) board scores
  • list of publications
  • current Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certificate

Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview on specified dates beginning in January. Incomplete applications will not be considered. On the day of the interview, applicants will attend a department conference and will meet individually with faculty and current trainees. The interviews will conclude by mid-afternoon. Specific issues may be addressed with the program coordinator at (302) 651-5999.

Contact Us

Barry A. Hicks, MD

Program Director,
(302) 651-5999
barry.hicks@nemours.org
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Joan Hussey

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5999
joan.hussey@nemours.org

 
Pulmonology


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2013
  • ERAS general application or Nemours fellowship application
  • personal statement
  • transcript and Dean's letter from medical school  
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcripts 
  • three years of Allopathic Pediatric Residency
  • letters of recommendation (three total including Residency Program Director)  

Additionally, please send a single electronic or print copy of any publications directly to the fellowship coordinator listed below.

Contact Us

Angie Cable

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-6400
angie.cable@nemours.org

Raj Padman, MD

Program Director
(302) 651-6400
rpadman@nemours.org

 
Rheumatology


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
Application Deadine: Oct. 1, 2013 to start July 1, 2014
  • Nemours fellowship application form
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all three levels)
  • three letters of recommendation

How to Apply

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AnneMarie Brescia, MD

Program Director
(302) 651-5970
annemarie.brescia@nemours.org

 
Weight Management


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
  • Nemours fellowship application form
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all three levels)
  • three letters of recommendation

Contact Us

George A. Datto, MD

Program Director
(302) 651-4730
george.datto@nemours.org


Psychology Programs

 
Psychology Internship


Apply for This Internship

Deadline: Nov. 16, 2013

Internship candidates must be enrolled in an APA accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology or a closely related area of professional psychology.

Go to Application Process »

Contact Us

Rochelle Glidden, PsyD

Director of Clinical Training
(302) 651-4525
rochelle.glidden@nemours.org

 
Psychology Externship


Apply for This Externship

Application Requirements
Deadline: Feb. 3, 2014
  • application form
  • curriculum vitae
  • two letters of recommendation
  • sample diagnostic evaluation report (with all identifying information removed) if available

How to Apply

Send application materials and inquiries to:
  • Meghan Lines, PhD via email (preferred)
  • or mail to:
    Meghan Lines, PhD
    Director of Externship Training, Division of Behavioral Health
    Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
    P.O. Box 269
    Wilmington, DE 19899

    Note: Email submissions preferred.

Applicants who are invited to interview will be notified during the month of February. Preference is given to those students enrolled in APA-accredited clinical, counseling, or school psychology doctoral programs who have obtained their master's or equivalent degree and have prior externship training.

 
Psychology Fellowships



Apply for Our Fellowships

Application Requirements
Deadline: Jan. 3, 2014

All applicants should have completed their PhD/PsyD and a predoctoral internship from programs accredited by the American Psychological Association. Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Nemours is an Equal Employment Opportunity facility and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity or gender.

To apply for a post, please provide:
  • curriculum vitae
  • a letter summarizing your qualifications, research/clinical interests, career goals and the specific position(s) for which you wish to be considered
  • two letters of recommendation

How to Apply

Important Dates
  • Review of applications will begin Jan. 3, 2014.
  • Applicants will be notified of decisions during the week of Feb. 17, 2014.
  • Fellowships begin Sept. 1, 2014.

Contact Us

Colleen Sherman, PhD

Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Director
(302) 651-4500
colleen.sherman@nemours.org

Email is the preferred method of contact.


Medical Students

 
4th Year Rotation/Elective


Apply for 4th Year Rotations

Application Requirements

How to Apply

Contact Us

Cindy Chuidian

Program Coordinator
(302) 651-5874
cindy.chuidian@nemours.org

Residencies in North Florida

 
Pediatric Neurology Residency Program with Mayo Clinic


Apply for This Residency

Application Requirements

There is one position available each year in the Child Neurology Residency. This position is integrated with the Mayo Clinic Adult Neurology Residency in Jacksonville, Fla. Learn More »

Contact Us

David Hammond, MD

Program Director
(904) 697-3665
david.hammond@nemours.org

Kimberly Matthews

Education Program Manager
(904) 697-3665
kimberly.matthews@nemours.org


Fellowships in North Florida

 
Orthopedics


Apply for This Fellowship

Application Requirements
  • Nemours fellowship application form
  • curriculum vitae
  • personal statement
  • medical school transcript
  • USMLE scores (all three levels)
  • three letters of recommendation

Contact Us

Kevin Neal, MD

Program Director
(904) 697-3684
kevin.neal@nemours.org

 

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