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
  • Three letters of recommendation (one letter must be from your residency /fellowship 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.  The other two letters can be from faculty who are familiar with your work. Applicants currently in practice can provide two letters of reference from peer physicians in their practice community who can vouch for their skills.

ALERT: Please note that all application materials must be submitted through  the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Please submit applications between July thru Aug 31.


In order to be competitive, please submit applications in the early phase — on or before August 15.