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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
Email: tara.rivest@baystatehealth.org

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.

Interviews

Virtual Interviewing

Consistent with recommendations from the AAMC and the ACGME, UMMS-Baystate GME programs will conduct interviews virtually for all applicants. The chosen platform is Thalamus.

We are developing the process as well as the schedule for the 2020-2021 interview season, and updates will be published when available.

Contact for Questions

Tara Rivest, Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: 414-794-5999
Email: tara.rivest@baystatehealth.org