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Admission Overview

The Match

Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine. Our program reference number is 1049156F0. 

For the ERAS 2021 application cycle for training that will begin in July 2022, we will be accepting 6 incoming fellows through the match.

Application Submission

We accept applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Instructions for completing and submitting the ERAS application can be found on the ERAS website.

To be considered for a fellowship position, your application must include:

  • Completed application
  • Personal statement
  • Medical school dean’s letter
  • Minimum of 3 letters of recommendation (one of which from your residency program director)

The ERAS 2021 fellowship application cycle opens on July 1, 2020 for training that will start on July 1, 2021. We will accept applications until September 15, 2020.  We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible in the application process.

Applicants are invited to see the attached:

2021-22 Terms Conditions.pdf

Contract Position Description-Example.pdf

Applicants are also invited to visit our OGME website to view:

  • Terms and Conditions of Appointment to UCSD GME Training Programs 
  • Policies: The House Officer Policy and Procedure (HOPPD) and GME Academic Policies, Procedures and Guidelines


In light of the current pandemic with COVID-19, all interviews will be held virtually this year for the 2022 fellowship application cycle. Interview invitations are offered on a rolling basis during the application process. Interview dates offered to those selected applicants are scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Interviews will be conducted between late August and October.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the interview day will consist of virtual visit with Grand Rounds, a program overview, interviews, a tour, and multiple opportunities to meet with faculty and current fellows in the program. 

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is a rewarding and exciting subspecialty. Thank you for your interest in our program, and we wish you nothing but the utmost success in your endeavors!