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Apply to Fellowship

Eligibility requirements include the following standards:

  • Residency must be completed in an accredited training program in Internal Medicine in the United States or Canada
  • All applicants must be registered with the National Resident Match Program (NRMP) at
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPEs)/Deans letter and medical school transcripts.
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least two from faculty at your Internal Medicine training program).
  • Scores from USMLE Steps 1, 2 (CK & CS) and Step 3.  Passing scores on first attempts are required.  Average scores of those matched into our program are typically 225 (Step 1), 225 (Step 2) and 200 (Step 3).
  • Internal Medicine residency graduation within the past 3 years (preferred).
  • To participate in the NRMP Match, you must have passed the following examinations by the NRMP Rank Order List deadline:  Step 1, Step 2 (CK & CS) and Step 3 of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE).  It is not necessary to have your ECFMG certificate to participate in the NRMP Match.
  • We do sponsor J-1 Visas.
  • We do not sponsor the H1-b visa.
  • As a mission-based medical school and fellowship program, applicants with educational, family or personal ties to the region are encouraged to apply.
  • 3 positions available per year.


Application deadline:  September 11, 2020

Interview months:  October



Contact us:

Teri Rodawald - Program Coordinator |

SIU School of Medicine | Division of Cardiology | PO Box 19636 | Springfield, IL 62794-9636