How to Apply to the Nephrology Fellowship

We are committed to fellows from diverse backgrounds and encourage you to apply. For more information about benefits for fellows at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, visit our Fellowship Benefits and Contracts webpage.

Our program participates in the NRMP Match. To apply for a position, you can submit your application via ERAS® – The Electronic Residency Application Service.

Completed application, submitted via ERAS, includes:

  • Completed application including photograph
  • CV
  • Personal statement
  • Dean's letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • Copy of USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3
  • Letter of recommendation from the Pediatric Residency Program Director
  • Two additional letters of recommendation
  • ECFMG certificate (international graduates only)
  • Copy of visa (international graduates only)


Once all your information is received, your application will be reviewed and an interview may be extended. Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, all interviews will be performed virtually for recruitment for entry into the fellowship program in 2021-2022.

If you have any other questions regarding the application process, or the status of your application, please contact Rebecca Burkhart-Ceoffe, 412-692-9440 or