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Application Process & Contact Information


Fellowship Application

Eligibility Criteria for Fellowship Training at UCLA

  1. MD (Medical Degree) or equivalent
  2. US Citizenship, Canadian Citizenship, or permanent resident status in the U.S. is preferred
  3. ** For Non-Citizens: We can consider applicants who carry J-1 visas on a case-by-case basis (please send your CV for review). Currently all other visa types are not eligible for fellowship
  4. Completion of 3 years of pediatric residency in an ACGME-approved program
  5. Expectation of satisfactory completion of requirements for Certification in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics
  6. UCLA Participates in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). You must register with the NRMP and provide us with your NRMP #
  7. California Medical License (at the time of starting fellowship)
  8. To find out more about UCLA Fellowship salaries and benefits, life in Los Angeles and other information, please visit the UCLA Graduate Medical Education website

Board certification eligibility upon fellowship completion: Pediatric Gastroenterology

Length of fellowship: 3 years

Number of fellowship positions available per year: 2

Application Process

All applications must be submitted through ERAS, including CV, personal statement, and 3 letters of recommendation (letter from current Program Director required), USMLE scores Parts 1, 2 and 3, Medical School Performance Evaluation / Dean's letter and medical school transcript. The Program will download and review application starting in December.

Timeline for applications

  • Applications will be reviewed starting in December
  • Interviews will be scheduled from December through mid-April
  • Rank List due in May
  • Match Day in May


Contact Information

UCLA Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology
10833 Le Conte Ave, MDCC
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Attention: Miguel Sandoval
(310) 206-6134 Phone
(310) 206-0203 Fax

Sue McDiarmid, MD
Director, Fellowship Training Program
Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Email: smcdiarmid@mednet.ucla.edu

Thank you for your interest in our Pediatric Gastrolenterology Fellowship program!