The Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics' Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program is sponsored by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Our program participates in ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) and is listed under the University of Missouri-Kansas City. The program participates in the National Residency Matching Program.
Applications Requirements and Details
- Three letters of recommendation from residency faculty members are required.
- An interview process will take place between February and April.
- Children's Mercy will arrange and pay for accommodations for a one-night stay at a local hotel.
- Children's Mercy reimburses up to $300 for travel expenses for fellows interviewing from outside the Kansas City area.
The deadline for applications is Feb. 28, 2014.
Children's Mercy primarily accepts applicants with J-1 Visa status. To be eligible for appointment, all international citizens must be sponsored by the ECFMG for the J-1 nonimmigrant Visa classification and have and maintain valid ECFMG certification throughout the length of their training program. In some cases, Children's Mercy will sponsor an H-1B Visa.
Changing Immigration Classification
Residents/Fellows who wish to change their immigration classification while pursuing a graduate medical training Program at Children's Mercy must seek prior written approval from the GME Department. Failure to seek such approval will subject the trainee to immediate termination from his/her training Program.