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Application Process

Virtual Interviews - We recognize this is an important time in your professional training – when you will continue to grow personally and professionally, expand your skills and develop plans for your future career.  Your safety is a top priority. We are committed to helping you navigate your application process during these unprecedented times.  For these reasons, we’ll follow the recommendation from the Coalition of Physician Accountability (membership includes ACGME, ACCME, AACOM, ABMS, AOA, AMA etc.) to hold only virtual interviews this season for positions starting in the 2021 – 2022 academic year.  Our faculty and administrative teams are available and will ensure that information is relayed to you in a manner that allows you to make an informed and thoughtful decision.   We welcome your application through ERAS and look forward to meeting you virtually!


A minimum of three years of postdoctoral training in a general pediatrics residency or a doctoral degree is required. An individual to be trained must be a citizen or non-citizen national of the United States or have been lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence at the time of the appointment. Non-US Citizens and individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible.

Application Submission

We are participating in the APA's Academic General Pediatrics Match.

How to Apply

  1. Register for the match: Applicants need to register with the Pediatric Fall Specialties NRMP Match at:
  2. Application Form: Complete the AGP Fellowship Common Application Form (including personal statement)
  3. Letters of recommendation: Download the Confidential Reference Report and give one to each of your 3 letter writers. This document must accompany each letter of recommendation.

For more information about registering for the match and how to apply for this fellowship visit the Academic Pediatric Association website, or Contact Us.

Selection criteria includes:

  • Highly satisfactory residency performance
  • Previous research or other creative experiences that are relevant to general pediatrics, health services research, community pediatrics, or other disciplines relevant to the fellowship (e.g., child abuse, hospital medicine)
  • United States citizenship
  • Career goals consistent with those of our fellowship program

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employment practices are applied in the selection of fellows. A variable number of fellows are admitted to the program annually.

Contact Us

Application materials and questions may be addressed to:

Cynthia M. Rand, MD, MPH
Phone: (585) 275-9316
Fax: (585) 276-1116

Maggie Mazur
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (585) 275-5798
Fax: (585) 276-1116

Program Mailing Address:

Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship Program
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642