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How to Apply

Children's National Hospital will be participating in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) for those applying for the fellowship beginning July 1, 2023. More information on contracts, salary, benefits and visa information can be found here.

The required documents include:

  • ERAS application
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Three letters of reference
  • Personal statement
  • A recent photo of the applicant
  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship evaluation form (found on the ERAS website)

*Each year, we receive applications from more qualified applicants than we can interview. If Washington, D.C. or Children’s National Hospital is an ideal destination for personal or professional reasons, please include this information in your personal statement.

Please note the following dates for the 2022 application season (appointment July 1, 2023):

  1. ERAS applications will open to candidates on the first Wednesday in July (July 6, 2022)
  2. Applications will become available to programs on the third Wednesday in July (July 20, 2022)
  3. Applicants interested in Children’s National must have their ERAS application, CV, personal statement, photo and at least one letter uploaded to ERAS by July 22, 2022. We strongly encourage you to have your other letters available by then as well, but understand that this is not entirely under your control.
  4. Our initial round of interview offers will be extended on or around Thursday, August 11, 2022. We appreciate your patience as we review each application in its entirety prior to offering interviews, and this takes time.
  5. If any applicant has personal or professional circumstances that would delay this suggested timeline, please reach out to us so we are aware. We are committed to working with our applicants during the recruitment process.
  6. In consideration of public health recommendations and as recommended by the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD), our interviews will be exclusively offered in a virtual format this fall. We regret that we cannot meet you in person, but we look forward to creatively sharing our outstanding fellows, faculty and training opportunities with you.
  7. Children’s National has successfully trained many cardiac intensivists in the past and welcomes applications from trainees who have previously trained in pediatric critical care medicine.  However, all fellows at Children’s National are required to complete three years of cardiology training regardless of previous fellowships.

Match Opens: August 24, 2022
Rank Order List Opens: September 28, 2022
Rank Order List Deadline: November 16, 2022
Match Day: November 30, 2022

Children's National will be accepting four fellows to begin in July 2023. Interviews for select applicants will occur late August through early November 2022.

Contact Information

For questions, please email Lowell Frank, M.D.