How to Apply

2010-2011 Infectious Disease Fellows
Shehzadi Nagra, MD, Annucheat Chea, MD, and Balaji Desai, MD
Contact: Michelle Scott, LPN, Fellowship Administrator
Location: Upstate Medical University,
Infectious Disease Division,
725 Irving Avenue, Suite 311, Syracuse 13210
Phone: 315 464-9366
Fax: 315 464-9361


  • For 2013-2014, there will be two positions available
  • For 2014-2015, there will be one position available

Accreditation Length: 6 years
Program Size: 3

Application Process

All applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) External Icon. Deadline for completed applications is September 30th of the year preceding the program start date. Starting with the 2011-2012 academic year appointments for the Fellowship Program will be made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) External Icon. All candidates must register through the NRMP.

Step 1

The application requires the following information:

  • Official Medical School Transcripts
  • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (USMLE, LMCC, COMPLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX or NBME)
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A personal statement
  • A valid ECFMG certificate(if you graduated from medical school outside of the United States)
  • A copy of your medical school diploma (if you have graduated from medical school

Step 2

Interviews will be coordinated directly by Michelle Scott, Fellowship Program Administrator at Upstate Medical University. Applicants considered for an interview will be contacted by the Division Secretary and invited toUpstate Medical University- Infectious Disease for an interview with the Program Director and selected Infectious Disease faculty.

Additional Information:

  • We review all applications
  • We interview an average of 15-20 candidates per year