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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 https://students-residents.aamc.org/training-residency-fellowship/applying-fellowships-eras/.

International residents should contact the ECFMG at http://www.ecfmg.org/eras/index.html. 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).

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
Email: rodney-murphy@uiowa.edu