Admissions - General Info
Applicants from across the world can apply, but all must complete a pediatric residency before starting this fellowship and be a U.S. citizen, be a U.S. permanent resident or have a valid J-1 visa. Applications are accepted via the Electronic Residency Application Service and should be submitted the year prior to starting fellowship training (with a July 8 start date). Later submissions will be considered in special circumstances, and if a position remains open. Questions should be addressed to the fellowship program director.
ACGME Eligibility Requirements - Fellowship Programs
All required clinical education for entry into ACGME-accredited fellowship programs must be completed in an ACGME-accredited residency program, an AOA-approved residency program, a program with ACGME International (ACGME-I) Advanced Specialty Accreditation, or a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)-accredited or College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)-accredited residency program located in Canada. - ACGME Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in Pediatric Rheumatology (Subspecialty of Pediatrics). Effective July 1, 2022.
Baylor College of Medicine Values
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