• Eligibility and Application Process

    The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) is now available for applications to pain fellowships beginning in 2016, and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Pain Medicine Fellowship program will be participating in ERAS as well. Applications will be accepted December 1, 2014 thru May 31, 2015. Interviews will be held in August-September 2015.

    The eligible candidate must:

    • have completed an ACGME-accredited residency in Anesthesiology
      candidates from other specialties (internal medicine, psychiatry, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology) will NOT be considered at this time
    • be board eligible/board certified in anesthesiology
    • have or be able to obtain an unrestricted Ohio medical license and DEA registration
    • have U.S. citizenship, permanent resident status, or be in possession of a J-1 visa at the time of application

    Items to upload with ERAS submission

      • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
      • Personal Statement
      • Three current reference letters, including one from your program director or chief (if in practice), and two from attending anesthesiologists from your program or present colleagues (if in practice).
      • Copy of medical school diploma
      • Copy of the most recent ABA In-Training exam score or ABA Certificate (if applicable)
      • ECFMG documentation (if applicable)
      • Documentation supporting citizenship status (if applicable)

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Pain Medicine Fellowship program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). On the NRMP website, there is a timeline for programs in the NRMP and will be updated when dates for the 2015 appointment year have been finalized. Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine is listed with Pediatric Anesthesiology as they share the same match timeline dates.

    2015 Timeline
    May 31Fellowship applications deadline
    June 5NRMP match opens for registration
    August 7Rank order list entry begins
    September 25Rank order list entry deadline
    October 9Match day
    July 1, 2016Fellowship begins

    If you have specific questions about the match process for Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine fellowships, you can contact Lesley Anderson at NRMP (landerson@nrmp.org).

    Contact Us

    For questions about requirements, or for additional information about the Pediatric Pain Medicine Fellowship Program, please contact:

    Alexandra Szabova, MD – Fellowship Program Director
    Phone: 513-636-7768
    Email: alexandra.szabova@cchmc.org

    Or

    Andrea Ayers − Fellowship Program Coordinator
    Phone: 513-803-5189
    Email: andrea.ayers@cchmc.org

    Please submit your ERAS application and necessary attachments as outlined above.

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
    Pediatric Pain Medicine Fellowship
    3333 Burnet Avenue
    MLC 2001
    Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039

    Phone: 513-636-7768
    Fax: 513-636-2920

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