Prerequisites for Fellowship:

In order to be considered, the applicant must have completed an accredited three-year pediatric residency by the beginning of the fellowship program. Fellowship applicants must be board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) or must be eligible to sit for the ABP general pediatric examination during the first year of fellowship training.

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Application Requirements Checklist:

We accept applications until December 31 through the ERAS system. (All documents below must be submitted through ERAS.)

  • Online application through ERAS
  • Personal Statement (one page only)
  • Letters of recommendation (no more than four letters). We appreciate letters from faculty members who know you well and can speak to the personal qualities that will make you a good fellow. Examples of people who can write your recommendation letter include
    • A member of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at your residency training institution
    • Residency Program Director or Department Chair
    • A professional of your choosing
    • Research mentor (if applicable)
  • Medical school transcript
  • Copies of USMLE scores or COMLEX scores
  • Immigration visa copy (if applicable)
  • Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate (if applicable)
  • In-Training Exam Scoresheets

For more information, please contact the fellowship coordinator: Tamara Hargrove at 501.364.3976  OR TKHargrove@uams.edu