The UCSF Fresno Sleep Medicine fellowship program is a one-year ACGME-accredited program. The program matches two PGY-4 fellows each year.
The UCSF Fresno Sleep Medicine fellowship program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All applications are handled through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Applicants must be graduates of and have three years of residency training from an accredited program in internal medicine; family medicine; psychiatry; ear, nose and throat; or pediatrics. Many sleep fellows also have completed fellowships in pulmonary/critical care. Applications to the program must be submitted by August 31.
Program Director- Lynn Keenan, MD
For information about our application requirements please see below. For answers to specific questions, please contact:
Michelle Newman, Fellowship Program Coordinator
155 N Fresno St. Fresno, CA. 93701
Telephone: (559) 499-6495
FAX: (559) 499-6501
Web address: https://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/sleep-medicine/
UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program web address: https://www.fresno.ucsf.edu
Application Requirements: (Program Specific Information)
CV, Personal Statement, 3 Letters of Recommendation, USMLE transcripts, Medical School transcripts, Dean’s letter, Medical School graduation certificate, and ABIM certification or board eligible
Minimum Employment Requirements
To be eligible for a residency/fellowship appointment contract with the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program, all current or expected trainees must possess one of the following for the duration of their anticipated years of training:
- be a United States citizen
- be in possession of a green card
- be in possession of an EAD (work permit)
- possess an ECFMG –sponsored J-1 visa
UCSF Fresno doesn’t generally sponsor H-1B visas, please contact individual programs regarding their policy on H-1B visa sponsorship.
California Medical License–
The State of California requires housestaff who meet the following criteria to have a license in order to continue training:
- US Graduate- must possess a license by the 1st day of the 25th month of (all) US ACGME Accredited Post Graduate Training
- Foreign/International Graduate- must possess a license by the 1st day of the 37th month of (all) US ACGME Accredited Post Graduate Training
UCSF Fresno is committed to selecting and hiring the most capable housestaff in order to pursue its strategic goals of excellence in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, creative activity and service to the community. All offers of appointment to UCSF Fresno sponsored GME programs are specifically conditioned upon a criminal background investigation. Background checks will be carried out by an agency on behalf of UCSF Fresno Graduate Medical Education Office. By signing the background check release form, prospective trainees are consenting to a background investigation
Additional Information for Foreign Medical Graduates
You must be in possession of an ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) certificate in order to commence residency training in the United States. Please visit the ECFMG website at www.ecfmg.org for additional information on how to obtain certification.
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