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Application Process

This fellowship is open to 2nd, 3rd and 4th year University of Rochester medical students with strong academic performance who are interested in a possible career in pediatric research.

If you are interested, you should first discuss your plans with the Office of Medical Education and then seek a mentor in the field of research you are interested in. All prospective students are encouraged to meet with Dr. George Schwartz to identify mentors. We also encourage you to speak with past or current year-out fellows to gain another perspective.

Please contact:

Adrienne Morgan
Director, Office of Medical Education
Phone: (585) 275-7203

To apply, please submit:

  • Completed application form  (Download application instructions)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal statement discussing why you wish to pursue the fellowship
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members
  • Research proposal written in collaboration with your mentor (maximum 2 pages, double-spaced)