How to Apply

The Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program accepts up to three (3) new fellows annually with a maximum of eight (8) fellows at a time. Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) using the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). Applications are accepted from July to early November. We interview through mid-November with the NRMP rank list deadline typically at the end of November with the match date often in December (please see the NRMP website for deadline dates.

Requirements for this program include the completion of a three-year pediatric residency program and the necessary qualifications for a medical license in the State of Iowa.

Application requirements for this program include: 

  • Completed ERAS application
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation:
    • Pediatric Residency Director, and 
    • Two additional faculty
  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 scores (or equivalent exams that have reciprocity in the State of Iowa)
  • Copy of ECGMG certificate if applies

If you have questions, please contact:

Glenda Rabe, MD, MME
Program Director
Phone: 1-319-384-6531

Jill Kinnaird
Fellowship Coordinator
Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
200 Hawkins Drive, 8801 JPP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 1-319-384-5258