The epilepsy fellowship program applicants preferably will have completed a child neurology residency program prior to starting the fellowship.
For all applicants, the hospital currently accepts one fellow every year. Interested applicants should contact Rachel M. Laws, MBA at firstname.lastname@example.org. The fellowship application, three letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae, personal statement regarding background and career goals and board scores will be required. Interviews are by personal invitation.
Additional information for international medical graduates include an ECFMG certificate; USMLE 1, 2, & 3 scores; clinical experience in the United States. 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 non-immigrant Visa classification and have and maintain valid ECFMG certification throughout the length of their training program. Applicants must also have participated in a US ACGME accredited residency program. In some cases, Children's Mercy will sponsor an H-1B Visa.
Changing Immigration Status
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. All candidates must have passed Step 3.