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How to Apply

We review applications in its entirety once submitted on ERAS.

Application will require the following:

  • Full ERAS application should include:
    • Official medical school transcripts
    • A copy of your medical school diploma
    • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (USMLE, COMLEX)
    • A current or prior Program Director letter and two other letters of recommendation
    • Updated curriculum vitae with month and year
    • A personal statement describing your reason for pursuing a fellowship in palliative medicine, personal palliative care experiences and your career goals
    • Copy of all board certification certificates
    • A valid ECFMG certificate (if you graduated from medical school out of the United States)
    • A valid J1 visa
Minimum Test Scores Required:
  • USMLE Step I: Pass
  • USMLE Step II: Pass
  • COMLEX Part I: Pass
  • COMLEX Part II: Pass

Applicants considered for appointment will be invited for an interview with the Program Director and selected faculty through ERAS. Interviews are conducted September-October.

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Program Director

ryan perdzock
Ryan Perdzock, MD

Program Director
Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship
Naples Community Hospital