Pediatric Respiratory Medicine Fellowship Program

Fellowship Program

It is the pride and privilege of the Division of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine at the University of California, San Diego / Rady Children's Hospital San Diego to offer fellowship training in Pediatric Pulmonology.  Our program aims to provide excellent mentoring and training to future pulmonologists in a collaborative, supportive and nurturing environment. 

Rady Children's Hospital San Diego provides care to a diverse population of children with a wide spectrum of respiratory disorders.  Fellows pursue scholarly work in the setting of UC San Diego, one of the top research institutions in the world.  With this combination of clinical and research excellence, our pediatric pulmonary fellows are provided with the foundations for successful careers.  

Application Process

We participate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). Registration begins in January and interviews run January – May. Please submit applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) .

We accept the common ERAS application.

Contact Information:  

Daniel J. Lesser, MD
Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Training Program 
Email: dlesser@rchsd.org

Cristina Del Muro
Fellowship Coordinator
Email: cdelmuro@rchsd.org


Division of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
University of California, San Diego
3030 Children’s Way, Suite 205
San Diego, CA 92123-4227
Tel: (858) 966-5846
Fax: (858) 966-8533
Email: cdelmuro@rchsd.org


Application Process

We participate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP).  Successful applicants should have completed an ACGME certified pediatric residency, be eligible to attain a California Medical License, and be board-eligible for certification through the American Board of Pediatrics. 

Registration through the NRMP begins in July and interviews run from July to November. Please submit applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Policies, Guidelines, & Sample Documents

Information about UCSD policies and procedures, housestaff benefits, licensure and registration is available on the Office of Graduate Medical Education website.

For terms and conditions, sample contract, and salary scale please visit the UCSD OGME website: