How To Apply

The fellowship academic year runs from July 1 through June 30. There are two positions available. Applications are accepted from August through November the year prior to the fellowship start date. We start interviews in October through December with final decisions usually made by January.

To be considered for admission, candidates must have completed an ACGME-approved residency in one of the following specialties:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgery

In addition to the candidate interview, admission policy will require fellows to submit the following documents for review by the program director to ensure competence:

  • Application form with demographic data
  • Official transcripts of medical school and residency
  • List of post-graduate professional experience appointments
  • Licensure with board scores
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Publications or abstracts
  • ECFMG certificate (if applicable)
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from previous program director)
  • Professional liability clause
  • Personal statement

Contact

If you have questions, please contact:

Program Director

Schneider, Jaclyn

Jaclyn Schneider, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Chief of Palliative Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Director

Buffalo VA Medical Center, VA WNY Healthcare System, 3495 Bailey Avenue Buffalo, NY 14215

Phone: (716) 862-8994; Fax: NA

Email: jlocke@buffalo.edu

Training Program Administrator

Sandra Gilliam

Training Program Administrator

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Erie County Medical Center, DK Miller Building, 462 Grider St., Buffalo NY 14215

Phone: (716) 961-6955; Fax: (716) 961-6960

Email: gilliam3@buffalo.edu