Application Guidelines

Notice: Recruitment for ABMGG, LGG Fellowship is open, apply by September 8, 2016.

ACGME Fellowship Applications

ACGME fellowship applications are accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®). All ACGME fellowship applicants must participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP®). Our fellowship offers one new fellow position per academic year.

To be considered for our ACGME-accredited clinical fellowship, you must be a:

  • graduate of a U.S. or Canadian medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME);
  • graduate of U.S. college of osteopathic medicine accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA); or
  • graduate of a medical schools outside the US or Canada who are certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and meet one of the following criteria:
    • have U.S. citizenship;
    • have permanent legal residency status in the US (green card); or
    • have or be eligible to hold a J-1 Clinical Visa sponsored by ECFMG. Note: UW Hospital and Clinics will not sponsor H-1 (temporary worker) visas.

Application Materials Required

  • ERAS application
  • CV
  • Personal statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation, including one from your current program director


Upon receipt of all application material, selected candidates will be contacted to arrange interviews. Interviews are conducted in September for the following year’s July 1 start date.

ABMGG Fellowship Applications

For all three ABMGG fellowships, recruitment is open between July 1 and August 31 for the following year’s July 1 start date. During that period, candidates interested in our ABMGG-accredited clinical laboratory fellowships may mail, fax, or email a PDF of the following documents:

  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A letter of interest;
  • Three reference letters; and
  • A personal summary of future career plans


April Meiller
University of Wisconsin–Madison
WSLH, Biochemical Genetics Laboratory
465 Henry Mall, 5th floor
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-262-9674
Fax: 608-265-5070
Email: ameiller [at]

Outside of the July-August recruiting period, candidates may upload materials, and fellowship program staff will follow up when an opening is available.

Applicants who are invited for an interview will need to successfully complete and sign the following program requirements:

  1. A laboratory skills assessment;
  2. A demonstration of basic genetics knowledge and a pattern recognition assessment; and
  3. A visual exam.