Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Pediatric Pain Medicine Fellowship program is accepting applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) from December 1st to May 31st. Applications will be reviewed in June, interviews will be conducted in July and August. There are two positions available per academic year.

The most eligible candidate must:

  • Have completed an ACGME-accredited residency in Anesthesiology, or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  • Is board eligible/certified in anesthesiology or PM&R
  • 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 describing
    • How you developed your interest in caring for children with chronic pain and your plans after fellowship
    • How fellowship's primary and secondary aims align with your goals
  • Letters of recommendation must include a letter from
    • Residency director, and one from
    • Your fellowship director if applicable
    • Pediatric anesthesiology faculty if applicable
    • Pediatric PM&R faculty if applicable
  • Medical School Diploma (English translation)
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • USMLE (1, 2, and 3) and/or COMLEX Scores
  • If applicable:
    • ABA In-Training exam score or ABA Certificate
    • ECFMG Certificate
    • Documentation supporting citizenship status

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 upcoming appointment year have been finalized. Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine is listed with Pediatric Anesthesiology as they share the same match timeline dates.

2019 MATCH Timeline
May 31, 2019 Fellowship applications deadline
June 26, 2019 NRMP match opens
August 7, 2019 Rank order list entry begins
October 2, 2019 Rank order list entry deadline
October 16, 2019 Match day
July 1, 2020 Fellowship begins

If you have specific questions about the match process for Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine fellowships, you can contact Lesley Anderson at NRMP (

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


Andrea Ayers − Fellowship Program Coordinator
Phone: 513-803-5189

Please submit your ERAS application and required documentation 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