Pulmonary and Critical Care

How to Apply

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Application Information
Our program accepts applications through ERAS. ERAS opens up July 1 each year for applications. We will participate in the National Resident Matching Program. We like to review our applications the first week in August and interview in September and October of each year.

In addition to meeting any requirements specified in the Institutional Resident Eligibility policy, the applicants for the Pulmonary & Critical Care Mediicne Fellowship program must satisfy one of the following:
  • Be a graduate of an ACGME accredited internal medicine training program.
  • Be a graduate of an ABOM internal medicine training program.
  • Graduates of medical schools outside the US must have a valid certificate from Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
  • Physician trainees who are not citizens of the U.S. must have immigration authorization under the J-1 exchange visitor program.
All applicants are required to complete an application form and submit it along with the following:
  • Medical School transcripts
  • Three letters of personal recommendations, including one from his/her program director.
  • Passing scores on Steps 1, 2, and 3 of USMLE or COMLEX-USA.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • All complete applications are reviewed by the Program Director, in accordance with our selection policy.
  • Those applicants selected for interviews are interviewed by Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Faculty and Fellows.
  • The Selection Committee meets to determine which candidates to extend interviews to.
  • Candidates will be chosen by the Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Selection Committee.
  • Only interviewed applicants will be considered for a position in the program. 
  • Each candidate is objectively evaluated on the basis of their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, prior training, publications/grants/scholarly activity, communication skills, motivations, integrity, compassion, dignity, excellence, and teamwork abilities.
  • Order of applicant rank is to be determined by the overall evaluation of the applicant based on the above criteria.
  • Characteristics such as sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran status are not used in the selection procedure.
Lorie Collins
Fellowship Coordinator for Pulmonary & Critical Care 
1 Richland Medical Park, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29203
Phone: 803-434-9175