How to Apply

General Information

Positions: For 20112012, there will be two positions in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at Upstate Medical University.

Accreditation Length: 6 years

Program Size: 4

Application Process

All applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service External Icon. Deadline for completed applications is January 10th of the year preceding the program start date. Appointments for the Fellowship Program will be made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). 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 the Fellowship Program Coordinator at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Applicants considered for an interview will be contacted and invited to SUNY Upstate Medical University for an interview with the Program Director and selected faculty.

Additional Information:

  • We review approximately 225 applications a year
  • We interview 15-20 candidates per year

Program FAQ's

How do I find your program?

We will participate in the NRMP (National Resident Matching Program) External Icon.

Program number is: 1516155F0

What USMLE scores do I need to be considered?

82 or better on Step 1 and Step 2 of the USMLE on the first attempt. Step 3 score is required prior to granting an interview

How many Letters of Recommendation are required?

At least 3 Letters of Recommendation are required.

Do you accept FMG's?

We accept international medical graduates if they have ECFMG certification and they have successfully completed an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine Residency.

What type of Visa's does your program sponsor?

We will sponsor J1 Visa's only, we do not sponsor H-1 Visas.

Do you offer any Observership or Externship opportunities at your institution?

Unfortunately, SUNY Upstate does not offer observerships or externships.

When are interviews scheduled?

Interviews are scheduled from January through March.

When should I contact you to check on the status of my application?

Although we would appreciate the opportunity to converse with you directly regarding your academic accomplishments, it is impossible to speak with individual applicants due to the enormous number of applicants received. We ask that you wait for an email from which will happen once a decision has been made on your application.