Application Procedure

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications for the Stanford Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). ERAS is open currently. Please apply ASAP if you wish to be considered for a fellowship spot beginning July1, 2019.

In order to apply, ERAS requires Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship applicants to submit a full application packet that includes the following (please follow current ERAS requirements):

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Copy of USMLE scores
  • Copy of Medical School transcripts
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation
  • Letters of recommendation (one letter must be from your residency program director)

Applicants who have recently completed residency training should request three letters of recommendation from faculty members in their specialty area who are familiar with their work. One of the letters must be from the Residency/Fellowship Program Director.  Applicants with medical practice experience should provide three letters of reference from physicians in their practice community who are familiar with their skills.

ALERT: Please note that all application materials must be submitted through  the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). In order to be competitive, please submit applications as early as possible (on or before August 15).

Applications are reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis. Ours is an extremely competitive training program and we receive a large volume of outstanding applications. We reserve the right to shut down the portal as soon as we have received sufficient numbers of applicants.