Our one-year Pediatric Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship seeks physicians who:

  • Will have completed at least three years of training in an accredited residency program
  • Will be eligible to sit for the American Board of Pediatrics certifying examination

Our fellowship program participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) universal application process and in the National Resident Matching Program. Please visit AAMC’s website at www.aamc.org/eras for more information about our program and instructions for how to apply.

Our program number is 5403832105. We do accept international medical graduates from AAMC-approved medical schools; and we support J1 visas.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine Match Participation

The hospice and palliative medicine (HPM) fellowship program is participating in the National Resident Match Program (NRMP) Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP). The MSMP is specific to ACGME-accredited fellowship programs.

Sample MSMP Participation Timeline

*Please note, our program will only accept ERAS applications for the first 3 weeks of the application season.

Date  2021 July Cycle Season
June 9, 2020 ERAS 2021 Season Begins
EFDO begins to generate and distribute MyERAS tokens.
Applicants can register on MyERAS and begin working on their application.
August 12, 2020 July application cycle programs start receiving applications. 
September 2, 2020 Deadline to apply to our Hospice and Palliative Fellowship program. 
August 26, 2020 NRMP Match Opens 
December 2, 2020 Match results available  
May 31, 2021 ERAS 2021 Season Ends

We encourage open communication with the program director and coordinator throughout the application process. If you are considering applying, please email your CV to the Program Director or Coordinator so we can double check that we receive your application in ERAS (this is not a requirement for application however).

Instructions for application

The following information should be submitted to ERAS:

  1. Complete application as provided through ERAS
  2. Personal statement: Please include a single page statement describing the following: your interest in pursuing training in pediatric palliative care; the goals you hope to achieve in training; and your plans after fellowship.
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Three letters of reference
  5. Dean's letter from medical school
  6. Medical school transcript
  7. Medical License (English translation)
  8. Recent photograph
  9. Copy of parts 1, 2 and 3 of the USMLE, or equivalent scores
  10. If a graduate of a medical school outside the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico, valid ECFMG certificate or one that does not expire prior to the start of the fellowship
  11. If not a citizen of the United States or permanent resident, copy of current, appropriate visa


For questions about requirements, or to learn more about the Pediatric Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training Program, contact:

Hilary Flint, DO, MEd  – Fellowship Program Director
3333 Burnet Ave.
MLC 2001
Cincinnati, OH  45229-3039
Phone: 513-636-4984
Email: Hilary.Flint@cchmc.org


Andrea Ayers, C-TAGME
Program Coordinator