How to Apply

Applications are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

US residents should contact their Dean's Office or ERAS at

International residents should contact the ECFMG at An ECFMG certificate must accompany the ERAS application.
We require applicants to have completed an ACGME certified residency.

A complete ERAS application includes:

  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of the applicant's long-term career goal and field of interest
  • dean's letter
  • copies of ECFMG scores for Steps I, II, and III (if completed)
  • Notarized copies of applicant's transcripts for USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3
  • medical school transcript
  • An unmounted recent photograph of applicant must accompany application or be provided at time of interview

All applicants must also register with the
National Resident Matching Program (Phone: 202-828-0566).

The deadline for applications is October 22.
Selected candidates will be invited to interview.

Appointments are made on an annual basis, with a starting date of July 1. The stipend is dependent on years of training.

For more information:

Rodney Murphy
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program
Department of Internal Medicine - C623 GH
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine 
200 Hawkins Drive 
Iowa City, IA; 52242-1009 

Phone: 319-384-7098
Fax: 319-384-5660