Application Procedure

ALERT:  We are pleased to announce that we have completed an extremely successful interview season. We were privileged to meet numerous highly accomplished candidates. We are now busily engaged in faculty meetings. to select our final candidates. No matter whether we are fortunate enough to train you at Stanford, we are delighted to see the high caliber of the applicants. It gives us great confidence in the future of the field of hospice and palliative medicine. 


Applications for the Stanford Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program will be processed electronically through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). 

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.

NOTE: Please note that all application materials must be submitted through  the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Please submit applications as early as possible (on or before August 31) as we reserve the right to shut down the portal as soon as we have received sufficient numbers of applicants.