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, internal medicine or med peds residency in an ACGME-approved program
  5. Expectation of satisfactory completion of requirements for Certification in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, or Med Peds by the respective boards
  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: Allergy & Immunology

Length of fellowship: 2 years (optional 3rd year available) 

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. The position is competitive, so please submit your applications early. Once your application has been recieved, we will notify you of interview availability.

Timeline for applications 
Applications will be reviewed starting July 
Interviews will be scheduled from September through October 
Match Day in November

Contact Information

UCLA Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Program 
Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology 
10833 Le Conte Ave, Rm 12-430 MDCC 
Los Angeles, CA 90095 
(310) 825-6481 Phone 
(310) 825-9832 Fax

Maria Garcia-Lloret, MD 
Director, Fellowship Training Program 
Email: [email protected]

Nelli Khatchatryan
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Email: [email protected] 

Thank you for your interest in our Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Program and best of luck in all your future endeavors!