Geriatric Medicine Fellowship: Application Requirements


Your application must include:

  • Minimum of two letters of recommendation, sent directly from the writer
  • USMLE scores
  • Personal statement

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or possess a valid visa. HCMC sponsors the J1 visa only.


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  1. Submission: Submit your application through the Electronic Resident Application System (ERAS). Applicants who are currently enrolled in an HCMC residency or fellowship program should contact the program director for specific requirements.
  2. Scoring: Our program does not require a minimum score. Each application will be evaluated on the following criteria:
    • Enthusiasm toward geriatric medicine
    • Leadership and teaching potential
    • USMLE scores
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Personal interview
  3. Interviews: Applicants who meet a score threshold will be invited for interviews. We hold interviews on a rolling basis as we receive applications.
  4. Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP) – Our Program participates in the Medical Specialties Matching Program.