How to Apply

The one-year fellowship immerses learners in an interdisciplinary addiction training curriculum.

Our program offers highly desired rotations in criminal justice, harm reduction, palliative care and hepatitis C treatment, alongside core rotations such as inpatient detoxification and rehabilitation.

Follow your own panel of continuity patients in the outpatient setting and help people change their lives!

Our program has trained fellows from diverse disciplines including primary care, emergency medicine, anesthesiology, pathology and psychiatry.

The program accepts J-1 Visa applicants.

We invite all interested prospective fellows from any training background to apply!

Number of Positions

We accept two fellows per year.


  • Graduate or expected graduate from an ACGME-accredited residency program
  • Board-certified in primary residency or expected to complete primary boards within 1 year of fellowship graduation
  • Licensed in NY state prior to fellowship start date


We participate in the NRMP Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match. Please refer to the NRMP for more information regarding the Match calendar.

Required Documents

  • dean’s letter accompanied by official medical school transcript*
  • three professional references, including one from your chief of service, if possible
  • letter from the head of the clinical service on which you recently served

* If you graduated from medical school more than five years ago, you may replace the dean’s letter with the letter from your chief of service.


Program Coordinator

Elyse M. Ryan.

Elyse M. Ryan

Training Program Coordinator -Addiction Medicine Fellowship

Department of Family Medicine

77 Goodell St., Suite 240 Buffalo, NY 14203