How to Apply

Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) using ERAS applications. Pediatric Pulmonology is in the Pediatric Specialties Spring Match which opens in January of the year prior to the start of fellowship (for example the Spring Match for 2013 opens 01/19/12).

Application Materials Needed:

  • Completed application through ERAS
  • Résumé/Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement (limit to one page)
  • Four letters of recommendation including:
    1. Medical School Dean's letter (same as required for residency)
    2. Pediatric Residency Director, and
    3. Two additional faculty (or other appropriate individuals of your choice)
  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 Examination Scores
  • Copy of ECFMG Certificate (applies to international medical graduates only)
  • Passport-style photograph (optional)
  • Proof of US citizenship or permanent residency status

Direct Program-related Questions to:

Starner, Timothy MD

Tim Starner, MD
Director, Pulmonology Fellowship
Associate Professor, Pediatric Pulmonary
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive, 240 EMRB
Iowa City, IA 52242-1083
Office: 319-335-7265
Lab: 319-335-7264
Fax: 319-356-8618


Kate Duffus
Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Coordinator
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive, 2569 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-4158