How To Apply

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

The application window is open for the 2020-2021 academic year. The deadline to apply is August 16th, 2019.

Application Process 

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Fellowship interviews will be scheduled by invitation only. The number of postgraduate fellows in spinal cord injury medicine is limited to one fellow for the 2020-2021 academic year. Interviews will be held in September 2019. Candidates will also have an opportunity to meet faculty and discuss the fellowship at this year's annual Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (ASCIP) conference.

Applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited residency program in physical medicine and rehabilitation, anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, neurological surgery, neurology, orthopaedic surgery, pediatrics, plastic surgery, surgery or urology and be board-eligible or board-certified in their specialty.

Application Materials

  • Application
  • CV 
  • Personal Statement
  • USMLE/COMLEX Scores
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (LoR)
    • One faculty LoR from applicant's residency program director
    • Two additional LoRs 

Additional Requirements

  • All applications must be submitted via email to: tanguay@umn.edu
  • J1 visas available
  • H1-B visas are not available