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How to Apply

To be considered for admission to our ACGME-accredited pediatric hospital medicine fellowship program, applicants must be in the process of completing training in (or completed) a 3-year ACGME-accredited Pediatric Residency program. We encourage applications from members of underrepresented minority groups to apply.

International Medical Graduates

Below is information and requirements pertaining to International Medical Graduates (IMG):

  1. You must be Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certified. ACGME requires IMGs who enter ACGME-accredited programs to be certified by ECFMG.
  2. Your medical school must be recognized by the Medical Board of California.
  3. We do not accept applicants with international work visas.


Fall Match Timeline

Dates Activity
July 5, 2023 ERAS applications open; applicants may begin submitting applications to programs at 9 a.m. ET (6 a.m. PST)
July 19, 2023 Programs begin reviewing applications at 9 a.m. ET (6 a.m. PST)
August 2023 Valley Children's PHM Fellowship Program interviews begin
August 23, 2023 NRMP Match Registration Opens
September 27, 2023 NRMP Ranking Opens
October 2023 Valley Children's PHM Fellowship Program interviews close
November 15, 2023 NRMP Rank List Certification Deadline
November 29, 2023 NRMP Match Day


Valley Children’s Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program participates in the NRMP Pediatric Specialties Fall Match. Please visit for further information and to register for the match. For the 2023 fellowship application cycle we will be participating in ERAS and the following documents will need to be uploaded to your ERAS account:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Copy of Medical License(s)
  3. Copy of DEA License
  4. Personal statement describing how the fellowship program fits with your career interests and goals (no more than one page)
  5. Three letters of recommendation. If within 5 years of residency training, one of these letters must be from your residency program director.

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