Neonatology Fellowship Application Process

Our three-year fellowship program is designed for physicians who will have completed two to three years of training in an accredited residency program. This is mandatory for a candidate to become eligible at the completion of their training for Neonatal-Perinatal Subspeciality certification by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Wake Forest Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship is an AGME-accredited program and participates in the match. Applicants interested in our program must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and register with the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Through these services, candidates will be notified of invitations to interview and of the match results.

Submitting an Application

  1. Complete your application through ERAS
  2. Register with the NRMP

Required Documents

As part of the SAFAS process, prospective fellows will need to submit the following documentation:

  • USMLE Step I, II and III scores and/or COMLEX-USA 1, 2 and 3 scores
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Exchange Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates certification (if applicable)
  • Personal statement or letter of interest explaining career choice and goals
  • Three letters of recommendation, one of which should be from the applicant's residency program director. Letter of recommendations should be on letterhead and signed
  • Current photograph

Interview Process

Our program director reviews completed files and then extends invitations for interviews through ERAS. Interviews are scheduled beginning in August and continue through mid-November.