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 an application and information about our program.

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

For the 2018 appointment year, hospice and palliative medicine (HPM) is participating in the National Resident Match Program (NRMP) Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP). The MSMP is specific to ACGME-accredited fellowship programs.

2017 MSMP Participation Timeline

  • ERAS Registration Programs: Spring 2017
  • NRMP Preloads the R3 System: May 2017
  • ERAS 2018 Season Begins: June 6, 2017
  • ERAS Post Office Opens: July 15, 2017
  • NRMP Welcome Newsletter: August 2017
  • NRMP Registration Opens: August 30, 2017
  • Rank List Opens: October 4, 2017
  • Quota Change Deadline: November 1, 2017
  • Rank List Deadline: November 15, 2017
  • Match Day: December 6, 2017
  • ERAS Closes: May 31, 2018

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. Recent photograph
  8. Copy of parts 1, 2 and 3 of the USMLE, or equivalent scores
  9. 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
  10. 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
Program Coordinator