Application Instructions

Applying for Fellowship

The University of Florida Pediatric Hematology/Oncology program participates in both the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for the selection of all of its fellowship participants. Applications are accepted from July through September for positions that begin on July 8th of the following academic year and must be submitted through ERAS.

Applications must include:

  • Medical School Transcript
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (Dean’s Letter)
  • All American Board of Pediatric In-Training Exam (ABPITE) scores
  • Scores from all three (3) steps of either the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) or the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMPLEX)
  • A Personal Statement
  • Three (3) letters of reference
  • All Applicants must have successfully completed a US Residency Program

International Medical Graduates are accepted and welcome to apply, however, we will only sponsor a J-1 Visa.

All completed applications are reviewed by the program director for interview selection. Interviews are conducted from September through November. Applicants who are selected for interviews are scheduled to meet with attending faculty members, the division chairman, and the fellowship program director. Applicants are also given a tour of the University of Florida Health Shand’s Children’s Hospital, and they also meet with our current fellows, nursing staff, ARNP’s and PA’s. Once all interviews are conducted, the group establishes a ranking list to be submitted to NRMP.

Fellowship Application Timeline

Date Activity
May 31, 2023 ERAS 2023 season ends at 5 p.m. ET.
June 7, 2023 ERAS 2024 season begins at 9 a.m. ET.
June 8, 2023 EFDO will release tokens to fellowship applicants.
July 5, 2023 July cycle fellowship programs may begin reviewing applications at 9 a.m. ET.
July 19, 2023 July cycle fellowship applicants may begin submitting applications to programs at 9 a.m. ET.
Nov. 15, 2023 December cycle fellowship applicants may begin submitting applications to programs at 9 a.m.ET.
Dec. 6, 2023 December cycle fellowship programs may begin reviewing applications at 9 a.m. ET.
May 31, 2024 ERAS 2024 season ends at 5 p. m. ET.

Recruitment for the 2024 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Application Cycle

The UF Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship program is aware of the challenges that have and will continue to arise for the upcoming interview season. As an institution, under the leadership of our Graduate Medical Education (GME) office, it has been decided that all residency and fellowship programs based at UF Gainesville will only be offering virtual interviews this year. As our local situation evolves and additional recommendations are made, we will update this site with information regarding application requirements, interview dates, and whether opportunities will exist for in-person second looks. We look forward to engaging with applicants in a safe and meaningful way and embracing creative approaches to introduce applicants to the UF Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, our fellowship program, and the beautiful Gainesville community.