Pain Medicine

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    We are no longer accepting applications for the 2014 - 2015 academic year. 
    The deadline to submit your application for the 2015 - 2016 academic year is May 31, 2014.

    Items to include with application:

    • Completed Application
    • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Personal Statement
    • Copy of medical school diploma
    • Copy of the most recent ABA In-Training exam score or ABA Certificate (if applicable)
    • Reference letter from your program director (if in training) or chief (if in practice)
    • Two reference letter from attending anesthesiologists from your program (if in training) or colleagues currently practicing with you (if in practice)
    • If IMG must have ECFMG certificate

    Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Pain Medicine Fellowship program will participate in the NRMP Pain Medicine match this year.

    Almost all ACGME approved Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowships in the United States have agreed to participate in the NRMP’s (National Resident Matching Program) match for the fellowship year beginning July 2014. This will be the first year that a match is utilized by pain fellowships. There are just a few programs not participating in the match, including UCLA, Columbia, and Univ. of Buffalo.

    For this first year of the pain match, you will be completing applications requested by the specific institution to which you are applying. Many programs use the “Common Pain Application”.

    ERAS will not be used this first year of the match. Each program will have a separate timeline for interviews, but in general, the match allows applicants to interview at more programs with less time constraints since no final offers of fellowship positions will be made prior to Match Day (October).*

    * Note: programs may inform applicants that an applicant will be ‘ranked to match.’ In such cases the applicant will automatically match into that program, if the applicant ranks the program as their top choice.

    Match Timeline:
    June 1, 2013Fellowship applications accepted
    June 5, 2013NRMP match opens for registration
    August 7, 2013Rank order list entry begins
    September 25, 2013Rank order list entry deadline
    October 9, 2013Match day
    Juli 1, 2014Fellowship begins


    On the NRMP website, there is a timeline for programs in the NRMP. Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine is listed with Pediatric Anesthesiology as they share the same match timeline dates. If you have specific questions about the match process for Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine fellowships, you can contact Lesley Anderson at NRMP (landerson@nrmp.org)

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

    Alexandra Szabova, MD – Fellowship Program Director
    3333 Burnet Ave.
    MLC 2001
    Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
    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 mail your application and necessary attachments as outlined above to:

    Pediatric Pain Medicine Fellowship
    3333 Burnet Ave.
    MLC 2001
    Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039

 
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