Application Information

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted until September 1, 2023.

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How to Apply

Submit your application through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

When applying to our program, please review the following instructions and details carefully. These instructions are specific to Columbia–ERAS:

  1. Fill out all required ERAS application fields.
  2. Include your social security number.
  3. Your personal statement should summarize your career goals in infectious diseases and any prior relevant experience.
  4. Submit a recent photograph to ERAS (optional but preferred).
  5. Provide ERAS with three or four letters of recommendation: one from your residency program director (required) and two to three additional letters of support for your application.

We are not able to consider applications from H-1B Visa holders.


If you have any questions about our program or application process, please feel free to contact us:

Bonnie Heigl
Fellowship Program Coordinator