How to Apply

UI Children's Hospital


  1. Applicants must have completed a 4-year ACGME-approved Anesthesia residency.
  2. Must be able to apply successfully for an Iowa state medical license.
  3. Board eligible or board certified in Anesthesia.

Application Process

  1. For the 2019 appointment year (fellowship begins on July 1, 2019), applicants should submit their application through ERAS – ERAS for Fellowship Applicants. Applicants can begin applying to December cycle ACGME fellowship programs, which applies to Pediatric Anesthesia, beginning on November 22, 2017. Thru ERAS, you will submit your:
    • Curriculum vitae/resume
    • In place of a personal statement on the ERAS application, applicants should answer question #1 and 2 of question #2 – see Society for Pediatric Anesthesia’s instructions.
    • ERAS application
    • Letter of reference from Anesthesia residency program director
    • Two additional letters of reference from either pediatric anesthesia faculty, other anesthesia faculty, or the Anesthesia Chair.
    • USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3 scores
    • Copy of ECFMG certificate (applies to international medical graduates only)
    • Medical school Dean’s letter (MSPE-medical school performance evaluation)
  2. Fellowship applicants must register with the NRMP starting in June 2018. Match day occurs in mid-October 2018, with the fellowship beginning on July 1, 2019.
  3. Applicants should email their ABA Basic Exam report and ABA In-Training Exam scores as a CA-1. Once the CA-2 ITE report is available, please email that to the fellowship coordinator as well. See Society for Pediatric Anesthesia’s instructions.
  4. Following review of a completed application and all supplemental documents, applicants may be offered an on-site interview.
  5. Deadline for submitting applications is May 31, 2018. Late applications may be considered.
  6. For additional information about the fellowship program, contact:

    Sharon Doak, M.B.A.
    Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship Coordinator
    Department of Anesthesia
    University of Iowa Health Care
    200 Hawkins Drive, 6-JCP
    Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1079