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Applying to the Program

Application Process

  • Initial written letter of interest with a personal statement and current CV
  • Support letters: Current Program Director or Division Chief and 2 professional references upon request
  • Application deadline January 15 for July 1 start date

You can apply to the UMMS-Baystate Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship by contacting us directly via email or conventional mail at:

Tara Rivest, Fellowship Coordinator
Baystate Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
Phone: 413-794-5999

Application Requirements

Prior to matriculation to fellowship training at Baystate Medical Center, all incoming fellows must have:

  • Successfully completed an accredited Emergency Medicine Residency Program or Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
  • Passed the USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX-USA Level 3 examination
  • A full medical license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine prior to starting and all necessary certifications to practice independently
  • A demonstrated interest and competency in medical research
  • Satisfactory findings from all pre-employment verifications conducted that may include a combination of the following criminal background and/or CORI file review, professional references, license verification, driving record evaluation, and credentialing review
  • Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination including a urine drug test
  • All fellowship candidates must fulfill Baystate's Resident/Fellow Appointment Requirements.


If we elect to invite you for an interview, you will be contacted to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. At that time you will be provided with further details about your interview day. Interviews are scheduled between November and February.

Contact for Questions

Tara Rivest, Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: 414-794-5999