Pediatric Gastroenterology How to Apply
Pediatric Gastroenterology How to Apply

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.

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications is Feb. 28, 2014.

International Candidates

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. 

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