Applications are accepted via Electronic Residency Application Service only. We do not accept paper applications. For more information on how to apply via ERAS, please visit the ERAS website.
We will participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) .
Our program is listed as:
SUNY Upstate Medical University Rheumatology (NRMP # 156150FO)
We will begin reviewing applications in July, on an ongoing basis. We prefer that you send in your applications through ERAS by September 26, 2016 .
We will sponsor J1 Visa, Permanent Resident, and EAD. (H1B Visa's will not be sponsored as per institutional policy.)
As per institutional policy, we DO NOT sponsor H1B Visas.
The Fellowship Selection Committee will extend interview invitations only after reviewing all completed applications. We will contact interviewing candidates (by email and/or by phone) as early as possible to permit suitable travel planning.
We interview about 12 candidates per available position.
Due to the number of applications we receive, only those who are chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Interviews will be coordinated directly by Elana Sukert, Fellowship Program Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org at Upstate Medical University. Applicants considered for an interview will be contacted for an interview with the Program Director and selected Rheumatology faculty.
Syracuse is easily accessible by a variety of transportation means. It is located at the crossroads of two major interstate highways, I-90 (east-west) and I-81 (north-south). Syracuse's Hancock International Airport is served by six major airlines with approximately 200 passenger flights arriving and departing daily.
Greyhound and Trailways provide inter-city, inter-state bus service passenger service while CENTRO services the city and suburban areas. Amtrak provides rail passenger service to and from the William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center.
Note to Applicants: We are not able to make arrangements for accommodations for each of you, but we would like to suggest The Genesee Grande Hotel or their partner hotels of Parkview Hotel and Hotel Skylar. They offer a reduced room rate (108.48 with tax restrictions apply as rate is based off of availability) and complimentary shuttle service (check with them regarding hours of shuttle) to and from Hancock International Airport, Bus Station, Train Station. Also, they are all within walking distance to Upstate Medical University.
To make reservations please call (315) 476-4212. Please state that you are SUNY UPSTATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY INTERVIEWEE for the RHEUMATOLOGY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Also check out the recently opened Marriott Syracuse Downtown (Former Hotel Syracuse) to request a special rate of $100 per night (888) 236-2427
If you choose to stay in a hotel away from campus, cab fees range from $10 - $30 depending on where you choose to stay. Some hotels such as the Maplewood Inn provide free shuttles from their hotel to Upstate Campus, please make sure to ask.
"All candidates entering residency or fellowship programs at Upstate on or after July 1, 2017 will be subject to pre-employment (post-offer) drug test. This includes any prior Upstate resident/fellow who has had a break in service and is returning to employment. For candidates enetering residency or fellowship programs at Upstate, drug screening and final results must be available prior to the first day of their program as a prerequisite to employment."